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Study finds six causes for fall in US vet visits

Bayer Animal Health has announced the results of a study commissioned in September last year (Animal Pharm 693 p14) to find out why pet owners are paying their veterinarian fewer visits today than they did a decade ago. Working with Brakke Consulting and the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI), it found six root causes for the decline, ranging from financial concerns and misconceptions about pets’ needs to unwillingness to deal with an uncooperative pet.


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