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Tips for getting your pet that long-sought vet appointment

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Vermonters say they are waiting weeks, and sometimes months, to get their pets into see a vet.

Live call-in discussion: Veterinarians across Vermont are in high demand, after many people adopted new dogs and cats during the COVID-19 pandemic and many also put off routine medical care for their pets.

This hour, host Connor Cyrus will dig into the shortage of veterinary care throughout the state, what's causing it and some possible solutions.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

Have questions, comments or tips? Send us a message or tweet us @vermontedition.

Connor Cyrus joined Vermont Public as host and senior producer in March 2021. He was a morning reporter at WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island. A graduate of Lyndon State College (now Northern Vermont University), he started his reporting career as an intern at WPTZ, later working for WAGM in Presque Isle, Maine, and WCAX Channel 3, where he covered a broad range of stories from Vermont’s dairy industry to the nurses’ strikes at UVM Medical Center. He’s passionate about journalism’s ability to shed light on complex or difficult topics, as well as giving voice to underrepresented communities.
Tedra joined Vermont Public as a producer for Vermont Edition in January 2022. Before moving to Vermont, she was a journalist in New York City for 20 years. She has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University.