The pet boom: Vets dealing with surge in animal care needs

Veterinary Assistant Lindsey Moore calms Bee before she undergoes a surgical procedure at Capital Heights Veterinary Clinic on Goodwood Boulevard, in 2017. (File photo)

The increase in pet adoption means more owners are taking animals into veterinary offices for first-time checkups and routine appointments, putting a strain on offices and forcing many to expand their staffing needs. 

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