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AVDA Survey Reinforces the Value of Distribution
As a part of AVDA’s strategic planning process, the AVDA board focused a significant amount of time in the last year around our information goal. This goal was for manufacturers and distributors, through better understanding of the distributor value proposition, to enjoy a competitive advantage in the marketplace resulting in the ultimate customer experience. Our major objective under this goal was to increase manufacturers’ understanding of distributor value proposition.

Our primary strategy to help us achieve this goal was to clearly define and communicate the distributor value proposition through a whitepaper called “The Power of D” to help explain to our manufacturer partners how important distribution is to our veterinary practice customers. To support this effort, we surveyed veterinary practices last fall about the value that distribution brings to their practices.

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Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Update – Fall 2017
Read more about the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI)’s recent efforts and findings. Click here for more.

Pet Ownership Saves $11.7 Billion in Health Care Costs
Human Animal Bond Research Initiative Releases New Economic Study — The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation today announced the findings of a new economic study on the healthcare cost savings associated with pet ownership. The economic analysis, conducted by two researchers from George Mason University, calculated an $11.7 billion savings in U.S. healthcare costs as a result of pet ownership.
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2018 Annual Conference Sponsors






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