CVS Group plc (CVS) is a provider of small animal veterinary and related services in United Kingdom with 231 veterinary practices, six laboratories, a pet crematorium and an on-line dispensary. The principal activity of CVS is to operate companion animal veterinary practices, complementary veterinary diagnostic businesses and a pet crematorium. CVS operates in three segments: veterinary practices, laboratories and crematorium. Practice division is the principal operating unit of CVS and operates from 231 locations in the United Kingdom. Laboratory division supports the diagnostic services of the veterinary profession. The division carries out aproximately 300,000 pathological tests on an annual basis at six different locations throughout United Kingdom. Crematorium division operates a pet crematorium, burial ground and memorial gardens in Rossendale, Lancashire. Crematorium services are provided to external customers (64%) supported by services provided to CVS owned practices (36%).