Access to Veterinary Care: A National Family Crisis
Did you know that millions of pets do not receive adequate veterinary care because the costs are simply beyond a family's ability to pay for it? The lack of access to care is the most significant animal welfare crisis affecting owned pets in the United States. Learn about the scope of barriers to veterinary care faced by pet owners; recommendations to address barriers as presented in the Access to Veterinary Care Coalition's seminal report; AlignCare, a research and development project of One Health veterinary care and funded by Maddie's Fund®, as a viable way to improve access to veterinary care.
Dr. Michael J. Blackwell, Director, Program for Pet Health Equity, University of Tennessee
Dr. Susan Krebsbach, Assistant Director, Program for Pet Health Equity, University of Tennessee
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