62% of vets say that the biggest challenge they faced this year has been the financial situation of their clients and practices. Also, one in five vets voice concerns over competition from other retailers.
86% of vets agree that compulsory microchipping of dogs is a good idea. However, over a third voice their concerns over regulation, monitoring and enforcement of the new Government plans.
Compared to last year, 40% of vets now say that the number of overweight pets they see has increased.
A recent survey by CM Research found that out of 195 vets, 86% agree that compulsory microchipping of dogs is a good idea (Fig.1). The new law will be effective in England from April 2016 and will require all dog owners to comply or face fines. While enthusiasm of the majority is quite apparent, over ...
A survey by CM Research asked 195 vets in the UK about the benefits of using v-gel: The first ever veterinary species specific supraglottic airway devices for anesthesia and resuscitation. The survey revealed that the majority of vets think the safety for the patient is the clear benefit. Speed and ease of insertion and elimination ...
A survey by CM Research revealed that vets consider ‘Hill’s y/d’, ‘Cardalis’ and ‘Seresto Collar’ the Best New veterinary products of 2012. Hill’s Y/D an iodine restrictive hyperthyroid management food from Hill’s Pet Nutrition – won by an overwhelming lead (31% of vets).
By Vladi Ibberson, Associate Director, CM Research Few new products go through as complex and lengthy development processes as those recommended and prescribed by vets. Some of them are improved formats, more convenient options or ingenious solutions, others are truly ground-breaking innovations. Vets dedicate a lot of time and energy to keep abreast of new ...
The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) exists to promote excellence in small animal practice through education and science. Organisers of the largest annual small animal congress, producers of quality CPD, and publishers of highly respected veterinary manuals; BSAVA provides practical and relevant resources to its vet and VN members. Link: http://www.bsava.com
The Veterinary Marketing Association is an association of members who make it their business to stay in touch with what’s happening in animal health marketing today. We are dedicated to raising the standard when it comes to the promotion of animal health products. Link: http://www.vma.org.uk
The aim of the British Veterinary Nursing Association is to promote animal health and welfare through the ongoing development of professional excellence in veterinary nursing. Link: http://www.bvna.org.uk/