Veterinary services have come a long way in recent years, with technological advancements, changing consumer preferences, and evolving pet care needs driving significant trends in the industry. Here are three emerging trends in veterinary services that are reshaping the way people care for their furry companions.
Telehealth and Telemedicine for Pets
The adoption of telehealth and telemedicine in veterinary services is one of the most transformative trends in the industry. Just as telehealth has become a valuable tool in human healthcare, it's now playing a critical role in veterinary care.
Rabies is 100% fatal in most cases. If a human gets bitten by a suspected rabid animal, they can go to the hospital and get a series of shots that will kill the rabies virus in their body before it can cause a problem. Without those shots, people will die from rabies.
Pets and Rabies
If your pet gets bitten by a rabid animal and they have never had a rabies shot, they should be euthanized because there is no post-exposure vaccine for domestic animals like there is for people.