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Veterinary Industry Summary: February 18–24, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA February 18–24, 2024 LAST WEEK Veterinary pricing has been a hot industry topic for some time now, and a new Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) survey has provided insights into how practices are approaching their price setting. Some survey highlights include: 40%...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: February 11–17, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA February 11–17, 2024 LAST WEEK A new industry-wide survey is shining a light on the adoption of — and attitude toward — artificial intelligence (AI) in veterinary practices. Conducted by Digitail and the American Animal Hospital Association, the survey included the perspectives...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: February 4–10, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA February 4–10, 2024 LAST WEEK Happy Valentine’s Day! If your visits are trending downward and you aren’t loving it (see what we did there?), you aren’t alone. Vetsource data shows that in the past two years, new patients per practice are down...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: January 28–February 3, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA January 28–February 3, 2024 LAST WEEK According to the latest Today’s Veterinary Business feature article, “When Caring Costs More,” increasing prices for veterinary services are contributing to a decline in year-over-year veterinary visits, increased demand for low-cost and subsidized care, and a...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: January 21–27, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA January 21–27, 2024 LAST WEEK If you looked at last week’s Industry Summary email and wondered why the numbers were so low, you weren’t alone. To explain the ups and downs we’ve been seeing since the holiday season, we asked Dave Sullivan,...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: January 14–20, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA January 14–20, 2024 LAST WEEK Merck Animal Health released the findings of its fourth Veterinary Wellbeing Study, the first comprehensive study on veterinary wellbeing following the COVID-19 pandemic. With 4,700 respondents, the study’s results seem to indicate progress in addressing mental health...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: January 7-13, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA January 7-13, 2024 LAST WEEK As the Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) wraps up in Orlando, one startup company is going home the winner of the seventh annual VMX Pet Pitch Competition. Three finalists — Scribenote, Inventory Ally, and Radimal — were...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: December 31, 2023–January 6, 2024

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA December 31, 2023–January 6, 2024 LAST WEEK The new year started with a bang in California, where Assembly Bill 1399, a law that allows veterinarians to prescribe medications virtually, officially went into effect on January 1, 2024. Before January 1, veterinarians in...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: December 24–30, 2023

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA December 24–30, 2023 LAST WEEK Happy New Year! We’re starting 2024 on a light note and sharing a few of our favorite — and funny! — 2024 predictions for vet med found in this article. A few laughs, thanks to Matthew Asciutto,...Read More

Veterinary Industry Summary: December 10–16, 2023

Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and AVMA December 10–16, 2023 LAST WEEK Chewy is officially entering the veterinary care space. The organization announced on December 14 that the first “Chewy Vet Care” practice will open early next year in Plantation, Florida. Additional Chewy Vet Care locations will launch throughout...Read More

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