Episode #7

Veterinary Medicine Entering The Next Normal

Host: Veterinary Business Institute | Published Date: November 17, 2023

Join us for an intriguing conversation featuring Dr. Peter Weinstein, President of PAW Consulting and a dedicated veterinarian. In this episode, he discusses the post-COVID challenges in the veterinary industry and shares insights on navigating toward a future that favors individual practices. Hosted by Naren Arulrajah, this conversation anticipates the progression of veterinary medicine and explores strategies to thrive in the changing landscape.


  • 00:04:08 – Overview of challenges in modern vet practices
  • 00:06:37 – Analysis of post-COVID consumer behavior
  • 00:10:50 – Specific challenges encountered within the Veterinary profession
  • 00:15:05 – Predictions regarding the future of veterinary medicine
  • 00:18:48 – Importance of identifying your customers
  • 00:21:30 – Three key areas to work on, in the industry 
  • 00:23:55 – Guidance for the next generation of aspiring veterinarians
Peter Weinstein DVM, MBA

President, PAW Consulting, Inc.
Co-Host of the Veterinary Business Podcast

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/pawdr

Dr. Peter Weinstein owns PAW Consulting and is the former executive director of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association and the former chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Veterinary Economics Strategy Committee. He teaches a business and finance course at the Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine.

He is also the  President of Simple Solutions for Vets and the co-author of the book – “The E-Myth Veterinarian – Why Most Veterinary Practices Don’t Work and What To Do About It.”  Dr. Weinstein provides small business and corporate consulting services and is a popular speaker.