Veterinary industry grapples with high suicide rate amid staff shortages | ABC News

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  • ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Veterinary industry grapples with high suicide rate amid staff shortages | ABC News” – below is their description.

    Compassion fatigue – it’s how veterinary staff are describing the emotional burnout and stress that comes with treating sick animals around the clock.

    Their work involves long hours, staff shortages, frequent loss of life, and having to deal with pet owners who are often feeling helpless and overwhelmed.

    The industry is grappling with a shocking suicide rate but some vet workers say change is starting to take shape.

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