How many practices have consolidators swallowed?


How many practices have consolidators swallowed?

Here are the most up-to-date numbers we could get on the number of veterinary practices owned by corporate consolidators and practice chains.
Apr 04, 2017
By staff

Despite growth in the number of corporate practices, independent hospitals still far outnumber corporately owned veterinary businesses. (

Company name Headquarters Number of practices
Banfield Pet Hospital (owned by Mars Inc.) Vancouver, Washington 981
BluePearl (owned by Mars Inc.) Tampa, Florida 60
Pet Partners (owned by Mars Inc.) Bellevue, Washington 82
VCA (U.S.) (acquisition by Mars Inc. subject to approval) Los Angeles 779
Companion Animal Practices, North America (CAPNA) (80 percent interest owned by VCA) Las Vegas 56
National Veterinary Associates (NVA) Agoura Hills, California 417
VetCor Hingham, Massachussetts >200
PetVet Care Centers Westport, Connecticut 96
Blue River Pet Care Chicago 43
Eye Care for Animals Scottsdale, Arizona 54
Pathway Partners Austin, Texas 35
Veterinary Practice Partners King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 35
Compassion-First Vet Hospitals Tinton Falls, New Jersey 28
Community Vet Partners Philadelphia 27
Mixed Animal Veterinary Associates North America (MAVANA)  Las Vegas 21
PetWell Partners Houston 20
Southern Veterinary Partners Birmingham, Alabama 20
Lakefield Veterinary Group Kent, Washington 19
AZ Pet Vet Anthem, Arizona 17
VitalPet Houston 17
MedVet Medical and Cancer Centers for Pets Worthington, Ohio 16
Innovetive Petcare Cedar Park, Texas 11
O'Brien Veterinary Management Oak Brook, Illinois 10
American Veterinary Group Plantation, Florida 5
Heartland Veterinary Partners Chicago Undetermined
VetEvolve Abingdon, Maryland Undetermined

Source: Brakke Consulting, dvm360