Mar, 2022

Tackling the Veterinary Professional Shortage

Like many others, Mars Veterinary Health believes the industry is facing a chronic shortage of veterinary professionals.

To understand the scope, we enlisted the help of a researcher to quantify the shortage as it relates to companion animal veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary specialists—and begin to identify industry-wide solutions.

Key findings from the studies include:

Mars Veterinary Health, together with our family of veterinary practices, is helping tackle the shortage by:

  1. Building a bigger talent pipeline and strengthening career pathways
  2. Innovating care delivery to reach more pets
  3. Doubling down on supporting the health and wellbeing of veterinary professionals
  4. Investing in equity, inclusion & diversity initiatives
  5. Offering student debt relief to Associates

Download the full studies and infographic below.