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Veterinary Workforce and Access to Veterinary Care Challenges in Colorado

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1. Examine CO veterinary professionals' perceptions of veterinary workforce issues

2. Examine what CO veterinary professionals believe are critical barriers to access to veterinary care in their community and whether and how they would utilize community grants or other resources to address these barriers to increase access to care

3. Examine CO companion animal owners' perceived barriers to access to care as well as their perspectives on potential policy solutions to address the vet shortage and programs to increase access.


Read our report of results from our veterinary professional survey here: AHPC Veterinary Professional Survey Results

Read our report of results from our CO companion animal owner survey here: AHPC Colorado Pet Owners Survey Summary of Results

Read our summary of veterinary professional and pet owner perspectives on potential programs/policy solutions here: AHPC Policy Solutions for Access to Veterinary care and Workforce Challenges

Equine Welfare: Understanding Cruelty/Neglect Cases in Colorado and Lessons Learned from Other States

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1. Quantify the numbers and types of domestic equine cruelty and neglect cases being investigated by Bureau of Animal Protection agents in different types of equine facilities throughout the state

2. Summarize lessons learned from other states where programs or policies focused on promoting equine welfare have been implemented for equine rescues and other equine facilities.


Read our report of our findings here: AHPC Domestic Equine Welfare Report

Read our analysis of potential policy options here: AHPC Domestic Equine Welfare Policy Options

Understanding Public Perspectives towards Pollinator Conservation in Colorado

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1. Examine the CO public's perspectives, knowledge, behaviors related to pollinator conservation, and willingness to support/pay for pollinator conservation efforts

2. Examine current initiatives in CO municipalities that influence pollinator health and resiliency and assess barriers or opportunities for municipalities to engage in practices that benefit pollinator conservation


Read our report of results from our CO public survey here: AHPC Public Perspectives on Pollinators Summary of Results