Feline medicine is the most popular specialty among Spanish veterinary centres


A study conducted by VMS among 982 clinics and hospitals identified with at least one board-certified or certified specialist, or member of AVEPA working groups, revealed specialists' preferred areas of focus.


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A recent study of nearly 1,000 veterinary centers in Spain revealed the most popular specialties. This analysis carried out by VMS has been placed in the economic map of Spanish veterinary centres. The data highlights the preferred areas of focus for professionals in the country. In this case, feline medicine tops the table with a total of 341 centers providing specialist services for cats out of 982 identified veterinary centers that have at least one certified or accredited specialist employed, or a member of AVEPA specialist working groups. . In second place was the exotic region, which includes 128 centers specialized in caring for non-traditional animals.

Dermatology ranks high on the list, as there are 120 centers dedicated to treating skin diseases in animals. It is closely followed by cardiology, with 113 centres, and internal medicine, with 99 centres, demonstrating the growing interest in comprehensive animal health among owners and professionals.

Other specialty areas that have gained popularity include diagnostic imaging, with 83 centers specializing in advanced diagnostic techniques, and oncology, with 73 centers dedicated to fighting cancer in animals.

The importance of eye health is also evident, with 69 centers specializing in ophthalmology, while surgery, pathology and emergencies feature prominently, with 64, 52 and 48 centers respectively. It can be the economic map of Spanish veterinary centers Consult here.

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These data confirm the Spanish veterinary community's commitment to excellence in animal care and the growing demand for specialized services from owners concerned about the well-being of their pets. With an increasing emphasis on preventive medicine and advanced treatment, the Spanish veterinary landscape continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of a society that deeply values ​​its animal companions.

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