Creating a LGBTQ-friendly Veterinary Practice

October 5, 2017

Amanda Landis-Hanna, DVM, senior manager of veterinary outreach for PetSmart Charities, says the veterinary profession, as a whole, needs to do a better job of being more welcoming toward LGBTQ clients.

Amanda Landis-Hanna, DVM, senior manager of veterinary outreach for PetSmart Charities, says the veterinary profession, as a whole, needs to do a better job of being more welcoming toward LGBTQ clients.

Studies have shown that LGBTQ clients are some of the best clients for veterinary practices — these clients spend a good deal of revenue when it comes to their pets. Some practices can inadvertently repel these clients, but by making your practice more inclusive, you can encourage diversity of all kinds.