Veterinary Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Veterinary Services Market Research Report | NAICS 54194 | Sep 2015

Still barking: Demand for industry services will increase in line with pets living longer

IBISWorld’s Veterinary Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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There are few barriers to entry in the companion animal healthcare industry. Barriers to entry are higher in the veterinary laboratory segment relative to the animal hospital segment, and larger laboratories are likely to have a competitive cost advantage relative to smaller laboratories (due to leverage associated with high output and highly automated chemistry testing). Companies with laboratory operations can lose customers to other companies that have both animal hospital and laboratory operations. For example, animal hospitals acquired by VCA Antech Inc. will use VCA Antech laboratory services almost exclusively; and, therefore hospitals acquired by VCA Antech will generally cease to be customers or potential customers of non-VCA Antech reference laboratories... purchase to read more


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What is the Veterinary Services Industry?

The Veterinary Services industry includes establishments of licensed veterinary practitioners who provide medical, dental or surgical treatment for animals. The industry also includes establishments that provide laboratory and diagnostic testing services for licensed veterinary practitioners. Companies that manufacture medical supplies or pharmaceuticals for animal treatment are not included in the industry.

Industry Products
Routine visitsPet food Pet vitaminsSurgical procedures
Industry Activities
Operating animal hospitalsAnimal disease testing Livestock inspecting and testing Providing small animal veterinary servicesOperating veterinary surgeons' offices Performing animal vaccinationsOperating veterinary clinicsOperating veterinary testing laboratories Providing livestock veterinary services

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