Five Emerging Trends In Pet Health Care For 2024 And Beyond

Pet ownership is at an all-time high, with 66% of U.S. households owning at least one pet. The global pet care market is estimated to grow from $246 billion in 2023 to $368 billion by 2030. Spending on veterinary services in the U.S. alone exceeded $38 billion in 2023, with growth in emergency care and specialty services contributing significantly.

Today’s modern, multi-species family is more bonded to their pets than ever, increasing the demand for gold-standard veterinary care. As a result, we are witnessing how modern high expectations are putting pressure on veterinary clinics to provide tech-enabled conveniences.

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Today’s Vet Shortage Impacts Pet Care

By Brett Yates, Veterinary Practice News

The vet shortage has led to long wait times at clinics, lagging surgeries at shelters, slowing adoption rates, and pet owners being more inclined to put their next visit off. Creating healthier work environments and more support systems for vets and their staff can not only reduce turnover rates, but can also inspire more folks into the field who may be otherwise turned off by the current state of veterinary medicine.

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The Economics of Pet Ownership

Owning a pet is a serious commitment: Many pets can live for more than 10 years, leaving some pet lovers unprepared for the price tag attached to owning and caring for an animal in a responsible manner. If you’re thinking about getting a pet, you should be ready to back up your good intentions with a hefty contribution from your wallet. In this article we’ll look at some of the basic costs of pet ownership.

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The Call for Speakers is Now Open for Global Pet Expo

The Global Learning Series is free for all registered attendees, including retailers, distributors and manufacturers. With over 40+ hours of live education, this is your chance to learn everything you need for a successful business. From workshops to presentations, exhibits to conversations, sessions are designed to reflect sound adult learning principles and the best thinking in the field, informed by theory, research and practice.

Global Learning Series takes place across four days, from March 19-22, 2024.

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