Source: Forbes 

Since the pandemic, pet ownership has surged, with 66% of the U.S. population now owning pets, and nearly half a billion pet owners globally across the U.S., EU, and China. This increase has strained the Veterinary system, which already faces a shortage of veterinarians. The rising demand for pet care highlights the need for new practices to enhance Veterinary efficiency and competitiveness. Digitalization and AI are proposed solutions to optimize workflows and improve care quality.

AI can assist in diagnostics by providing real-time, customized consultations, automating routine tasks like report preparation, and enhancing practice management systems with comprehensive medical histories and predictive analytics. Predictive technologies can develop lifelong health plans for pets by analyzing physiological, environmental, and nutritional data. While AI won’t replace veterinarians, it can significantly augment their capabilities, necessitating a conscious and informed approach to its adoption in Veterinary practice.

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