The global veterinary orthopedics market size valued $0.91 billion in 2020 and expected to reach $1.14 billion in 2027, at a CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period 2021-2027. Orthopedics is the branch of medicine that deals with the skeleton and joints, as well as the joint capsule, muscle, ligament, cartilage, and tendon. Veterinary orthopedists are trained doctors, or surgeons, who treat disorders or injuries of the bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissues in animals. Global Veterinary Orthopedics is generating opportunities for effective animal care. Veterinary practitioners are finding new opportunities as the number of animal hospitals and pet care facilities grows. The global Veterinary Orthopedics Market is being driven by factors such as growing interest in pet protection, animal medical services, and rising cases of pet obesity.
In March 2012, Integra Life sciences launched the Integra Miltex veterinary orthopedic line which includes screws, plates, lateral suturing products and instruments that used in repair of ligaments and broken or fractured bones in pet animals.