The U.S. dominates the veterinary imaging market in the Americas region. The U.S. veterinary imaging market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of around 6.5 to 7.5% from 2019 to 2024. The U.S. veterinary imaging market can be segmented as, product, therapeutic area and type of animals. The product segment further segmented as, instruments, veterinary PACS, imaging services and imaging reagents. By therapeutic area market is segmented as, cardiology, cancer/oncology, orthopaedics & traumatology, neurology and others. Lastly the report also studied veterinary imaging market small companion animals, large animals and others. The trend of keeping pet animals is high in the U.S. According to the Humane Society of the United States, the total number of households with a pet in the U.S. as per the AVMA sourcebook were 66.5 million in 2011 which is 56% of the total households in the country. The estimated number of pet cats and dogs together was 144.1 million in 2011. From the data stated above it can be understood that the demand for veterinary services in this country will be very high due to high ownership of small pet animals. This positively affects the veterinary imaging market in the country. Also, due to increasing expenditure on animal care, pet care in this sense, is leading to demand for advance technology in veterinary diagnostics, imaging segment being the most demanded due to its importance in diagnosing the diseases. The US has high number of animal hospitals and medical centres using veterinary imaging instruments and services. According to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, the private clinical practice for veterinary care is high in the country. Following are the details of private veterinary practitioners in the country for year 2017. The companies which dominate the U.S. veterinary imaging market are GE Healthcare, AGFA-Gevaert N.V., Mindray Medical International Ltd., Carestream Health, Inc., Esaote Spa , Idexx Laboratories, Inc., VCA Antech, Inc., Diagnostic Imaging Systems, Inc., Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging Ltd., Toshiba Corporation, and Minxray Inc. (U.S.).
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