The veterinary profession in the US will have added 15,600 new jobs from 2018 to 2028, according to an April report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, while the AVMA expects nearly 20% of today's veterinarians to retire over the decade. Pets' average life spans are growing, advanced care is becoming more accessible, and pet owners have become more willing to get preventive care, all of which boost demand.
Demand for veterinarians expected to grow
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