What We Were Saying

Too many veterinarians?

50 years ago

Dr. Wayne Riser, in his President’s Report at AAHA’s 1961 annual meeting, stated, "The number of veterinary students to be graduated each year must be increased if we are to keep up with population growth and meet the increased need for veterinary service."
Source: AAHA Proceedings, 1961

25 years ago

At the Practice Management Seminar, Northeast Region, it was reported that recent veterinary manpower studies clearly indicate that there is an oversupply of veterinarians in small animal practice today.
Source: Trends magazine, 1986
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