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Dr. Bailey Lammers (right) and vet tech Sadie Kalin in a photo from 2019. That year Lammers opened Gavins Point Veterinary Services PC in Crofton, Nebraska, and had her first child. “It’s a lot more challenging, I think, for the mom, especially with newborns and everything to be away and have to go on calls in the middle of the night to, you know, pull a calf or those kinds of things," she said.
Christina Stella
Nebraska Public Media
Despite the fact that more women are going into veterinary medicine than ever before, some female practitioners in rural areas still face discrimination and pay gaps — problems experts say the industry will need to overcome to fill a shortage of animal care in those communities.
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