NAICS Code Description

541940 Veterinary Services

This industry comprises establishments of licensed veterinary practitioners primarily engaged in the practice of veterinary medicine, dentistry, or surgery for animals; and establishments primarily engaged in providing testing services for licensed veterinary practitioners.
Illustrative Examples:
Animal hospitals
Veterinary clinics
Veterinarians' offices
Veterinary testing laboratories

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Providing veterinary research and development services--are classified in Industry 54171, Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences;
  • Providing nonveterinary pet care services, such as boarding or grooming pets--are classified in Industry 812910, Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services;
  • Providing animal breeding services or boarding horses--are classified in Industry 115210, Support Activities for Animal Production; and
  • Transporting pets--are classified in U.S. Industry 485991, Special Needs Transportation.
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  Corresponding Index Entries
541940   541940   541940   Animal hospitals
541940   541940   541940   Disease testing services, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Hospitals, animal
541940   541940   541940   Internists' offices, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Laboratory testing services, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Livestock inspecting and testing services, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Livestock veterinary services
541940   541940   541940   Pet hospitals
541940   541940   541940   Small animal veterinary services
541940   541940   541940   Surgeons' offices, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Surgery services, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Testing laboratories, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Testing services for veterinarians
541940   541940   541940   Vaccination services, veterinary
541940   541940   541940   Veterinarians' offices
541940   541940   541940   Veterinarians' practices
541940   541940   541940   Veterinary clinics
541940   541940   541940   Veterinary services
541940   541940   541940   Veterinary services, livestock
541940   541940   541940   Veterinary services, pets and other animal specialties
541940   541940   541940   Veterinary testing laboratories

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