Pandemic puppies were all the rage over the last several years! One in three Americans adopted a pet within the first few months of 2020 🐶
Unfortunately, because of the lockdowns and pandemic, there were also big problems in the veterinary industry.
The increased demand for vets has been a little *ruff* on veterinary practices all across the country, leading to burnout and folks leaving the profession in droves. Translation = higher wait times for appointments and higher vet bills 😖
Here’s Five Fast Facts on what's going on:
🔥Bottom line: The vet shortage is causing a huge amount of stress for professionals and pet owners alike. Although it's frustrating to deal with long wait times and bigger bills, have a little patience. Want to help? Consider advocating for more telemedicine for pets or simply leaving a nice review online for your doc.
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