Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Veterinary Services industry remained resilient over the past five years, largely because many pet owners have regarded their pet expenditures as vital, which has boosted revenue. In the coming years, thanks to an increasing amount of pet owners purchasing pet health insurance, more pet owners will be able to afford high-cost procedures, such as surgery. Furthermore, demand for veterinary services will increase in line with pets living longer... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of veterinary services is influenced by the geographic spread of households, pet ownership rates (particularly dog and cat ownership), farming livestock and per capita disposable income. A greater proportion of industry activity is therefore found in regions with relatively high populations and, to a lesser extent, in regions with significant levels of farming activity.
The largest states in terms of employer establishment numbers include California (accounting for an estimated 9.5% of establishments); Texas (7.7%); Florida (6.8%) and New York (4.5%). Areas of higher per capita income and dense populations tend to favor industry operators, because residents are better able to afford pet ownership and the associated veterinary services... purchase to read more