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Pet Street Veterinary Care Center
On October 12th, 2009, Dr. Willem-Jan van Deijck, DVM realized his dream and opened the doors of his new "State of the Art" veterinary clinic: Pet Street Veterinary Care Center. Ten years before this momentous event the journey began with graduation in 1999 from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. He then spent 6 years sharing his time in a very busy 24/7 emergency animal hospital in Rotterdam, on a national TV show on Veterinary care and teaching ambulance personnel emergency care for animals. At the end of 2005 Dr. Willem-Jan van Deijck, his wife Barbara and 2 children moved to sunny Palm Coast, Florida and began working as a full time veterinarian in a successful local clinic. After finding that veterinary practice in the United States, especially private clinic work was very rewarding he experienced the desire to run his own business. This would give him the opportunity to develop systems to provide the newest and best treatments for his clientele. He was confident that his clinical knowledge and Barbara's business experience would be a successful combination for their own business. Their education in research practices served them well as they began planning their business. They used trade association and SBA information to uncover resources that would assist their business start up. They met with Ned Harper, CBA at the SBDC at Daytona State College to get guidance on their business plan, financing and marketing strategies. They also used SBDC online and campus workshops to gain additional information.