Study of factors that influence a horse owner's veterinary treatment purchasing decisions, A
There has been very little academic research done to assess and understand how horse owners make treatment decisions for their sick or injured horses. An owner's decision to treat or euthanize their sick or injured horse is not only a financial one, but an emotional one as well. This decision can also impact the veterinarian's overall welfare. The responsibility of performing euthanasia on animals has been linked to decreased job satisfaction, health problems, and increased rates of suicide among the veterinary population. There are also potential financial implications when a veterinarian has ...
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