NAICS Code 541940

NAICS 541940

NAICS Code 541940 – Veterinary Services

Definition of NAICS Code 541940: 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.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 541940

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Animal hospitals
  • Veterinary clinics
  • Veterinarians’ offices
  • Veterinary testing laboratories

Cross Reference Guide for Code 541940

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • 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 NAICS 812910, Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services;
  • Providing animal breeding services or boarding horses–are classified in Industry NAICS 115210, Support Activities for Animal Production; and
  • Transporting pets–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 485991, Special Needs Transportation.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 541940

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Animal hospitals
  • Disease testing services, veterinary
  • Hospitals, animal
  • Internists’ offices, veterinary
  • Laboratory testing services, veterinary
  • Livestock inspecting and testing services, veterinary
  • Livestock veterinary services
  • Pet hospitals
  • Small animal veterinary services
  • Surgeons’ offices, veterinary
  • Surgery services, veterinary
  • Testing laboratories, veterinary
  • Testing services for veterinarians
  • Vaccination services, veterinary
  • Veterinarians’ offices
  • Veterinarians’ practices
  • Veterinary clinics
  • Veterinary services
  • Veterinary services, livestock
  • Veterinary services, pets and other animal specialties
  • Veterinary testing laboratories
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 541940

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8831NAICS 541940
  • CA WC: 8831
  • DE WC: 959
  • PA WC: 959
  • MI WC: 8831
  • NJ WC: 8831
  • NY WC: 8831
  • WY WC: 541940
  • GL: 99851
  • SIC: 0741, 0742

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 541940 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 54: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Subsector 541: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Industry Group 5419: Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Industry 54194: Veterinary Services
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541940: Veterinary Services
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