PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Plans for Pleasant Prairie Animal Hospital to occupy an existing building in the village were approved Monday night by the Plan Commission.
The hospital plans to occupy a 4,980-square-foot building at 8989 74th St. The conditional use permit, including site and operational plans for the facility, were approved Monday.
The request was made by David Aul on behalf of Pleasant Prairie Animal Hospital.
Pleasant Prairie Animal Hospital is a startup veterinary hospital that practices medical care for cats and dogs only, with services ranging from routine preventative care to orthopedic surgery.
The hospital will provide wellness, dental, medical and surgical needs.
The veterinary hospital plans to operate 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and be open for emergency services up to 24 hours a day only on an on-call basis.
The business will initially employ one doctor and three to four support staff. As the business grows, the number of employees is anticipated to grow to four doctors and 12 support staff on site at any one time.
Pleasant Prairie Animal Hospital anticipates to occupy the facility this fall.
Second vet this summer
The veterinary hospital’s plan to locate in Pleasant Prairie is the second one this summer.
In July, the village cleared the way for Prairie Side Veterinary Hospital to relocate from 5803 75th St. to a 3,248-square-foot building at 3910 85th St.
The hospital treats cats and dogs only, with services from routine preventative care to orthopedic surgery.
The number of employees is anticipated to remain the same, with the relocation of two veterinarians and five support staff.
Prairie Side clinic anticipates to occupy the facility this fall, employing two veterinarians and five support staff.