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Veterinary Services in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Veterinary Services Market Research Report | SIC M75.000 | Apr 2016

Perfecting performance: Rising pet ownership and demand from farms support revenue growth

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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Market Share of Companies
CVS Group plc CVS Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Veterinary Services industry provides medical advice and treatment primarily for animals in farms and pets. The industry has recorded moderate growth during the past five years. The number of pets owned increased over the period and propelled 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 to some extent. Meanwhile, growth in demand 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

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Veterinary care for pets

This segment is estimated to account for 45.4% of industry revenue in 2016-17, 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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