Animal Care Facility Design and Construction

#1 Animal Health Builder Within U.S.

Award-winning experts in building your clinics and boosting your business.

25 Years. 400+ Animal Care facility construction projects completed.

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Animal Care Design and Construction

RWE Design Build is an award-winning, full-service construction management firm specializing in pet care design and build services.

We’re committed to each customer’s success, collaborating with you through every step of the design and build process, from planning to project completion. We know you’re passionate about the care and safety of animals and we’re proud to partner with you on projects that help you achieve your goals.

As an end-to-end construction management firm, we set out to exceed our clients’ expectations from start to finish. Work with us, and you’re guaranteed to receive the highest quality construction results, whether creating a new facility or expanding an existing one. Our projects are on time, on budget and feature your vision at the forefront of design. All our employees stand behind our company values of responsibility, relationships, resourcefulness and energy. Animal care facilities must provide safe and comfortable pet-friendly environments for all the humans and pets that enter. Doing so requires unique industry expertise as well as collaborative design and build processes. Alongside your preferences, RWE Design Build considers factors like odor control, moisture containment, noise management and sanitation in every facility’s design.

In addition to providing comfort and safety, our designs increase operational efficiency and sustainability. RWE Design Build accommodates the latest veterinary technologies and your facility’s specific self-contained interior space requirements. We create facilities that help increase efficiencies while generating more revenue. Our focus is on creating top-quality, safe and highly functional facilities to help your practice succeed and grow.



DVM 360 Hospital Design Award Badge
Veterinary Specialty Center lobby out of Bannockburn, IL.

Veterinary Specialty Center, VSC

VSC of Bannockburn, IL is our 2023 DVM 360 Hospital Design Merit Award-winning project!

Animal Care Center of Downers Grove lobby.

Animal Care Center of Downers Grove

Animal Care Center of Downers Grove is one of our DVM 360 Hospital Design Merit Award winning projects!

Coyne Veterinary Center Crown Point, Indiana exterior.

Coyne Veterinary Center Crown Point

Located in Crown Point Indiana, Coyne Vet won the 2020 Hospital Design Of the Year!


Animal Care Clinics Built By Design and Construction Experts

Our expertise lets you focus on yours.

If you’re looking to renovate an existing animal care facility, considering expansion, or simply wondering about the process, we’re your team.

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Large scale or individual clinics, with the same level of care

Veterinary Specialty Center treatment area.

Specialty / Emergency

Maximize efficiency so you get it right when things go wrong

South Suburban Humane Society lobby with high ceilings.

Animal Shelters

Humanely designed for animals in need and the people who love them

Animal Shelter Page

Boarding, Grooming and Day Care

Take care of the animals, we’ll take care of the buildings


Get Inspired By Viewing Our Past Animal care facility Design Work

At RWE, we’ve completed over 400 animal care building and design projects! We are the experts you need by your side if you are looking to start your own practice or grow an existing one.

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Interior animal play yard.

Animal Care Design and Construction

We’re Specialists Who Understand Your Goals, Inside and Out

What goes into your clinic before and during its build determines who comes in after you open. At RWE, we specialize in animal care design and construction. We know how to take care of all the details so you can maximize your efficiency, create more revenue, and treat your patients with the love and care they deserve.

What do we look for?

  • Profit centers per square foot
  • Unique need
  • Laws and regulations nationwide
  • Dealing with banks
  • Scaling your business

Our Proven Process

RWE's proven design-build process is a refined, six-step process that our clients are guided through every step of the way. From needs analysis to construction completion, your project will have a dedicated team of experts who know your goals, needs, and project details inside and out.

1. Consultation

Free consultation process where we learn your goals, talk about ideas, and see if we’re the right fit for you.

2. Needs Analysis

A needs analysis is a low-cost way for you to find out the promises, challenges, and costs of your potential project.

3. Design

Here we design a clinic that fits your goals, maximizes your profit, and celebrates your unique ideas. We pay close attention to ensuring maximum safety for your staff, animals, and visitors and keeping you compliant with all relevant requirements.

4. Bidding

We award our subcontractors with your project while you focus on financing with one of our preferred partners.

5. Build

Get building with our trusted network of contractors so you can open your doors on-time and on-budget.

6. Closeout

Warranties are provided, a final quality assurance walk through is completed by our team, your training occurs and the keys are yours.


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