Banfield Pet Hospital, the largest general veterinary practice in the U.S. (Owned by Mars, Inc.) recently launched VET CHAT, a telehealth service that provides ANYTIME access through the Banfield app for general pet care advice and triage support from a veterinarian according to TODAY’S VETERINARY BUSINESS.
Users won’t receive a diagnosis or prescription order, but they will be told whether their pet should see a veterinarian.
ACCORDING TO TODAY’S VETERINARY BUSINESS:
“The veterinarians answering Vet Chat inquiries are not Banfield doctors. Instead, they’re with Ask.Vet, a telehealth service operated by app developer Vet24seven Inc.”
Vet Chat is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for Banfield’s OPTIMUM WELLNESS PLAN clients.
PRESS RELEASE (6.4.19):
Banfield Pet Hospital Launches 24-Hour Access to Pet Health Advice with Vet Chat
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