As the years have gone by, the number of medical doctors and veterinary specialists in the country has skyrocketed.
In the meantime, many people have stopped taking their pets for preventive care, or at least a “real” vet’s appointment.
The number of “real vet’s appointments” has doubled in the last 15 years, from fewer than 5,000 in 2003 to over 12,000 today.
And that’s just in the U.S. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there are more than 300 million pets in the world.
According to a recent survey by the American Veterinary Medical Association, “there are about 6 million pet owners in the United States.”
That number is expected to double by 2026, to nearly 12 million.
Veterinarians, on the other hand, are in a unique position to help pet owners with chronic health issues.
They can treat the disease and injury, or even save lives by saving a pet from an imminent death.
And since pet owners often choose a “no-show” vet for their pet, there’s no need to worry about getting an appointment.
In fact, veterinarians are often the only one with access to a pet’s health record and can provide valuable information.
And, they are often on call 24/7, so you can expect them to be on hand to help.
Here are six things you should know about “real vets” and why they are so valuable.1.
Real vet’s records are private and secure