Overview

In good health: Increased pet insurance and new technologies will benefit industry demand

The Emergency Veterinary Services industry market report contains data and analysis of the most influential current and future trends shaping the industry. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical, user-friendly format, and provides growth and profit forecasts for a five-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • New medical technologies and product innovations expanded industry operators’ product portfolios
  • Livestock inspection has become a more prominent practice among veterinarians
  • Companies are sponsoring pet insurance as a part of employee benefit plans
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the five years to 2017, the Emergency Veterinary Services industry benefited from increased pet ownership nationwide. Thanks to many companion animals being treated as family members, many individuals were willing to spend more on high-cost emergency services to ensure the health of their pets. Emergency veterinary practices provide high-cost treatments, including time-sensitive surgical procedures such as liver shunt correction, fracture repairs, exposure to toxic substances, removal of cancerous masses and organ biopsies. Furthermore, new medical technologies and product innovations expanded industry operators' product portfolios.

    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Emergency Veterinary Services industry provides a multitude of services, including diagnostic tests and surgical procedures. Most industry operators provide round-the-clock emergency veterinary services, while other facilities provide emergency care with limited operating hours. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), common surgical procedures include liver shunt correction, fracture repair, removal of cancerous masses and organ biopsies.

    Nonsurgical treatments

    Nonsurgical treatments include central line replacement, eternal feeding tube replacement, transfusions (e.g. blood, plasma and oxyglobin), pericardiocentesis and thoracocentesis, among other procedures. In 2017, this product segment is expected to make up 45.9% o

    Additional Insights for the Emergency Veterinary Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Emergency Veterinary Services Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of pets (cats and dogs) and Per capita disposable income in the Emergency Veterinary Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Emergency Veterinary Services Industry?

    Companies in this industry provide emergency veterinary services to livestock, equines and domesticated animals.

    Industry Products
    Surgical treatments
    Nonsurgical treatments
    Laboratory services
    Industry Activities
    Performing emergency clinical procedures on animals
    Performing emergency diagnostic tests on animals
    Performing emergency surgical procedures on animals
    Distributing medicine for animals

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of pets (cats and dogs)
  • Per capita disposable income
  • External competition
  • Technological change
  • Threat of disease in livestock

  • Current Performance
  • Evolving technology and lengthening lifespans
  • Competition intensifies
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Larger practices characterize the industry’s landscape
  • Pet insurance and external competition
  • Table: Emergency Veterinary Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Emergency Veterinary Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Beef Cattle Production
  • Dairy Farms
  • Hog & Pig Farming
  • Sheep Farming
  • Horse & Other Equine Production
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Nonsurgical treatments
  • Laboratory services
  • Surgical treatments
  • Chart: Emergency Veterinary Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Companion animal exclusive
  • Companion animal predominant
  • Mixed animals
  • Other
  • Equine
  • Food animal predominant
  • Food animal exclusive
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Emergency Veterinary Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent, utilities and depreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Emergency Veterinary Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Emergency Veterinary Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    VCA Inc.
  • Table: VCA Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Emergency Veterinary Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Emergency Veterinary Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of pets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Companion Animals
  • Animals that are held as household pets.
  • Diagnostic
  • Identifying a particular disease.
  • Livestock
  • One or more domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities like food, fiber and labor.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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