(FOX 17 ONLINE) – A rising number of pets following COVID-19 are straining the veterinary industry causing a shortage of vets across the United States.
"Overall recent study indicated that the U.S. by 2030, will be 15,000 veterinarians short," said Dr. Ryan Carpenter at Family Friends Veterinary Hospital.
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According to a Mars Veterinary Health Study, that stress isn't expected to ease anytime soon. Today, the nation has around 116,000 practicing veterinarians with nearly 2,000 retiring each year.
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