Veterinary Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Veterinary Services Market Research Report | SIC M75.000 | Oct 2015

Dog days are over: Medical advances are expected to favourably influence revenue

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Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
CVS Group plc CVS Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Veterinary Services industry provides medical advice and treatment primarily for pets and animals in farms. The industry has recorded moderate growth during the past five years. The number of pets owned increased over the period and expanded demand for industry services. The expansion of services available and the rising popularity of pet insurance also contributed positively. However, household spending pressures restricted spending on veterinary services and curtailed growth. Meanwhile, the increase in demand for industry services from farms also remained somewhat restricted, partly due to the fall in the cattle population. Nevertheless, an increase in the poultry population and tightening health and safety regulations relating to meat products favourably influenced demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Business activity in the Veterinary Services industry tends to be spread throughout the United Kingdom and roughly correlates with the national distribution of economic activity. It is further influenced by the geographic distribution of the UK population and the propensity for households to own an animal, as this affects demand for services provided to companion animals. Another influencing factor is the geographic distribution of livestock farming activities, which affects the location of demand for services provided to farm animals.

The South East

The South East region has highest concentration of industry establishments with approximately 17.6% of establishments located in the region... purchase to read more


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What is the Veterinary Services Industry?

This industry provides health-care and control activities for farm animals and pets. Activities are carried out by qualified veterinary surgeons in veterinary hospitals, on farms or in surgeries. The industry also includes animal ambulance activities. Animal boarding activities and artificial insemination are not included in the industry.

Industry Products
Veterinary care for petsVeterinary care for farm animalsVeterinary care for horses and the racing industry
Industry Activities
Health-care and control activities for farm animalsAnimal health-care and control activities for petsHealth-care and control activities for animals in the racing industryAnimal ambulance services

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