Veterinary Industry Summary: August 2022


Stats from the Veterinary Industry Tracker powered by Vetsource and the AVMA


August 2022 Monthly Recap

As children prepared to return to school in August, U.S. pet owners faced rising prices and inflation. Let’s look at veterinary industry stats for the month of August to see how this impacted U.S. veterinary practices. Compared to July, August ended up being a much better month for practices in terms of average year-over-year growth, especially when it comes to revenue growth. These metrics are based on transactional data from nearly 4,700 veterinary practices across the United States. See more details below and check out the Veterinary Industry Tracker.


Growth in Revenue and Visits

A line graph showing revenue and visits per practice, for a 14 day rolling period.


Revenue YoY
Visits YoY


Revenue growth was over 5% while visits continue to lag behind and were down -2.9% year-over-year in August. Both metrics are higher than what we saw in July.


Months of Parasiticide Protection Dispensed
Heartworm YoY
Flea/Tick YoY
Service vs Product Revenue Breakdown
Services YoY
Products YoY


Months of heartworm and flea/tick protection dispensed were down in August, while revenue from services and products were both up. Each of these metrics are up compared to July.


Revenue Growth by State

A U.S. map, using color shades to show revenue growth by state.


13.8% Revenue YoY
11.6% Revenue YoY
11.5% Revenue YoY


Our top three performing states for average year-over-year veterinary revenue growth for August are Maine, Louisiana, and Arizona. 


*Numbers are subject to change based on data availability and PIMS adjustments.


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