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Veterinary Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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

A good diagnosis: Increasing livestock numbers and pet ownership support revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Veterinary Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
CVS Group plc CVS Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
46,164
Businesses
3,551
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.

Veterinary service providers faced lacklustre conditions over the past five years as falling real incomes constrained spending on veterinary services by pet owners. Meanwhile, demand from farms also remained 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 Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration in the Veterinary Services industry is low, with the four largest organisations expected to account for a combined market share of 11.9% in 2014-15. Only the largest player in the industry is estimated to have a market share of 5%. Private firms in the industry tend to be small, independent practices or veterinary surgeries, with 62.3% of industry operators employing fewer than 10 people. Veterinary surgeries tend to operate on a local basis throughout Britain, focusing on either pets or farm animals. This limits the scope for market penetration by individual firms and leaves room for a large number of operators in the industry... 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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