Due to an increase in the number of pets and mental health fatigue, veterinarians are in great demand.
Ala. (WPMI) — It's possible that you have to wait for an appointment for your pet to see the veterinarian.
Many veterinarians in our area are overworked. More people are adopting dogs, but staffing shortages, as well as people retiring or leaving the industry, have made it more difficult for pet owners to obtain the attention they want.
However, according to one veterinarian, there is a much larger crisis at hand.
The suicide rate among veterinarians has risen dramatically. And it's currently the leading cause of suicide, despite the fact that that wasn't always the case. And perhaps there aren't enough veterinarians, which has contributed to this notion The Tennessee Valley Animal Clinic's owner, Randall Davis, adds
According to a CDC research, one out of every 10 veterinarians may be suffering from mental health issues.
According to studies, the pet population surged by at least 30% during the pandemic.