The American Veterinary Medical Association’s 2023 Pet Owner Attitude Survey reveals that the majority of pet owners strongly prefer in-person veterinary care, considering it essential for the best pet health. Key findings highlight that 88% believe an in-person examination by a veterinarian is crucial, with 72% preferring to meet a veterinarian in-person before entrusting them with pet care. The survey also indicates robust support for timely appointments, with 76% reporting wait times of less than a week. Pet owners prioritize their pets’ health and safety, expressing resistance to delegating care decisions to non-veterinarians.
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