Veterinary Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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

The cat's pyjamas: Industry revenue expands partly thanks to increasing pet ownership

The Veterinary Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 industry provides medical advice and treatment for pets and animals in farms. Vets also provide services to other organisations such as breeding institutions, zoos and firms in the racing industry. However, the provision of services to pets and farm animals generates the bulk of industry revenue.

The Veterinary Services industry recorded moderate growth during the past five years. The number of pets owned increased and expanded demand for industry services. The expansion of veterinary services available and the rising popularity of pet insurance contributed positively. However, household spending pressures restricted spending on veterinary services and curtailed growth... purchase to read more

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Veterinary care for pets

This segment is estimated to account for 45.4% of industry revenue in 2015-16, making it the most important segment for the industry. Vets provide both consulting services and medical treatment and also sell goods purchased solely for resale to pet owners. Consulting services include diagnostic testing activities used to assess the present health conditions of a pet and to detect potential diseases. Services are typically provided by vets in individual practices or in veterinary hospitals. In recent years, telemedicine services over the phone have become increasingly common as they allow for a first determination of an animal's state of health. In addition, this segment includes the provision of guidance and advice on pet care and ownership... 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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