Most veterinarians are reluctant to restrain, examine, and treat primates that are kept as pets and would feel inadequate if called upon as a consultant to advise a commercial laboratory on veterinary care of their primate colony. This reluctance stems from ignorance and fear rather than a lack of interest.
Flatt, Ronald E.
"Non-human Primates in Veterinary Science,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 32
, Article 9.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol32/iss3/9