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2012 Commercial - Institutional Award

Sponsored by Total Laminating Products

Total Laminating Products

Built by: Dutch Masters Construction Services
Owned by: Halton Equine Veterinary Services
Engineered by: Tacoma Engineers

Veterinary Clinic

Renovation of bank barn for new Veterinary Clinic including:

  • New solid wood loft floor with dust control sealer.
  • New structural steel framing, interior partitions, floors, heating, air conditioning, ventilation system with negative pressure to control air born disease movement, high tech communication lines for diagnostic and x-ray equipment. Padded walls in surgery and recovery stalls.
  • Custom hoisting equipment to lift a horse under sedation. Building was completed to meet the rigid requirements for the Ontario Veterinary College and was approved under a Certificate of Registration of Research Facility under the Animal Research Act.
  • The renovations provided a state of the art operating room, two recovery stalls with full sliding front openings, three treatment stalls, diagnostic lab, and a custom inspection stall area.
  • The project also included the addition of a new structure with four isolation stalls, 80’x180’ indoor exercise arena, with drug dispensary, computer room, four professional offices, board room, and reception area.
  • Project included new infrastructure services for hydro, septic, and site excavation work. Custom doors, stalls, arena footing, operating room padded moveable partitions. Steel and board & batten clad exterior.
  • This is a highly specialized facility with the latest technology to provide the very latest in video X-ray and operating services within a well lit, air quality controlled, and safe environment. The project’s exterior was designed to blend into the farmstead setting to retain the agricultural nature in a rural setting.
  • 3,500 square feet diagnostic and surgery area


1,728 square feet office and reception area


1,050 square feet isolation stalls


14,400 square feet indoor exercise arena


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