The popularity of supplements such as glucosamine, calcium and probiotics is increasing in human medicine as consumers become more aware of preventive health care. According to a report published by Zion Medical Research, the global dietary supplement market was valued at $132.6 billion in 2016 and is expected to nearly double — or better — … Continue reading Supplement Your Finances
In the U.S., roughly 179 million households include pets. With the addition of 2.05 million U.S. farming operations and the millions of livestock being raised, the growing demand for veterinary services is a no-brainer. Estimates find there are about 31,000 veterinary practices in the U.S. However, the average clinic owner is in his or her … Continue reading Mission: Possible?
A mobile game hit the market by storm in July. Within one week it attracted over 15 million players, earned its developer a reported $1.6 million a day and quickly became the hottest game since Candy Crush. The record-shattering app? Pokémon Go. Players download the game onto a mobile device before they enter an augmented reality where their … Continue reading Gotta Catch ‘Em All: How Pokémon Go can Lure in New Clients
During Global Pet Expo 2015, research firm GfK announced that 35.2% of the US’ 75 million Millennials (people age 18-34) own a pet, compared to 32.8% of Baby Boomers (age 51-70). Millennials like to try the latest technology, will spend more on their pets (including veterinary care and pet services), and are likely to use … Continue reading Bringing Social Media to Your Veterinary Practice
If you’re like me, this time of year is very nostalgic, brought on by remembering all the things 2015 has brought forward. For some, 2015 was a smashing success, while others suffered humorous gaffes and complete embarrassment on national television (here’s looking at you, Steve Harvey). Whether 2015 was a boom or a bust, now … Continue reading Setting Yourself Up for Success: 5 Professional Resolutions for 2016