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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 8520


  • Tabulation Category: N - Health and social work
  • Division: 85 - Health and social work
  • Group: 852 - Veterinary activities
  • Class: 8520 - Veterinary activities

Explanatory note

This class includes the activities of veterinary hospitals where animals are confined to facilitate their medical, surgical or dental treatment and where services are provided by, or under direct supervision of, qualified veterinarians; medical, surgical or dental activities for animals carried-out by veterinarian health institutions other than those provided by animal hospitals but performed when visiting farms, kennels or homes, in own consulting and surgery rooms or elsewhere; activities of veterinary assistants or other auxiliary veterinary personnel; clinico-pathological and other diagnostic activities pertaining to animals; animal ambulance activities, etc.

Exclusions: Animal boarding activities without health care are classified in class 0140 (Agricultural and animal husbandry service activities, except veterinary activities).

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