The first responsibility of Bridgeport Veterinary Hospital is to preserve the quality and extend length of life of our animal patients. In meeting their needs everything we do is of high quality. We continually strive to provide a hospital environment that minimizes the stress and anxiety of our patients and their owners. We also strive to reduce our costs in order to maintain reasonable prices for our clients. Clients will be treated fairly and equally and have their privacy respected. We are sensitive to the financial constraints of our clients and try our very best to provide cost effective disease prevention and treatment strategies that will maximize owner compliance.
Bridgeport Veterinary Hospital has a responsibility to its employees. We respect their dignity and recognize their merit. They must have a sense of job security. Compensation will be fair and adequate, and working conditions are clean, orderly and safe. We are mindful of ways to help our employees fulfill their family responsibilities. Employees will feel free to make suggestions and complaints. There must be equal opportunity for employment, development and advancement for those who are qualified. We provide competent management, and their actions must be just and ethical.
Bridgeport Veterinary Hospital has a responsibility to Bridgeport and the surrounding communities in which we live and work and to the world community as well. We will be good citizens – support good works and charities and bear our fair share of taxes. We encourage civic improvements and better health and education. We maintain in good order the property we are privileged to use, protecting the environment and natural resources.
The final responsibility of Bridgeport Veterinary Hospital is to make a sound profit. We are a for-profit business that must generate revenue in order to uphold the aforementioned responsibilities. We must be progressive and partake in continuing education so that we may evolve with technology and our industry. Reserves will be created to provide for adverse times. When we operate according to these principles, the ownership should realize a fair return.