2009 Year in Review: An economic forecast
According to a January survey by DVM Newsmagazine, the economic outlook for 2009 was mixed. Veterinarians were concerned about the state of the economy, but did not report significant declines in revenue. Nonetheless, 59 percent of veterinarians surveyed say that rising costs ranks as their most pressing concern. Dr. Richard Rogoff says he's holding his own in Miami by offering specialty services. But even in an area with a lot of wealthy clients, he says, pet owners are becoming more hesitant to spend. Go to Local economies put pressure on practitioners.