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Corporatization of Veterinary Care

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    September 26, 2017 7:48 PM EDT

    Corporate ownership of veterinary practices has been growing in the United States for some time. Our friends "across the pond" are just now starting to face a similar situation:

    British Vets Debate Corporatization of Clinics

    "The corporatization of Britain's veterinary industry was debated during the British Equine Veterinary Association Congress, held Sept. 13-16 at the Liverpool Arena Convention Center, with 72% disagreeing with the position "corporatization is inevitable and will benefit vets and their clients" and 28% of voters agreeing."

    What are your thoughts about corporatization of veterinary care? What are the pros and cons?   Strengths? Threat to the profession?