Pet Services Market

Pet Services Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, and Industry Analysis, By Pet Type (Cats, Dogs, Others (Exotics, Small mammals, Birds, etc.), By Service Type (Pet Grooming, Pet Transportation, Pet Walking, Pet Boarding, Pet Training, Others (Pet finding, Poop Scooping, Portrait & Photography, etc.), By Delivery Channel (Mobile/Outdoors, Commercial facilities, Others), Regional Analysis and Forecast 2032.

Consumer Goods & Services | April 2024 | Report ID: EMR00771 | Pages: 257

Global Pet Services market is predicted to reach approximately USD 55.97 billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 8.32% from 2024 to 2032.


The global market for caring animals comprises numerous services that cater for the wants and requirements of these creatures, among which are washing, looking after in one’s absence, teaching proficiency and medical attendance. One important aspect of it is that people are increasingly keeping animals currently, which can be attributed to things like population migration, higher levels of affluence among individuals and recently greater acknowledgment of animals’ value in the family setting. Naturally, this has resulted in an upsurge in demand for animal care services. It is worthwhile to note that this particular industry has different kinds of participants who show interest in profit-making out of it starting from personal animal washers to huge enterprises that own networked animal care stores.

The emergence of online booking platforms and mobile applications has completely changed the scenario, because this now enables pet owners to easily make arrangements online. The market is expected to continue going upwards because pets are now being treated like human beings while at the same time there is the tendency of premiumization in which pet owners look for the best services for their loved ones. Therefore, companies dealing with pet services have to always be ready for changes so that they can exploit fresh prospects as well as satisfy the changing needs of customers everywhere. To survive in this competitive environment, business organizations must remain flexible as well as think ahead. They should use innovation and strategies that focus on clients to ensure they meet what pet owners require and succeed in their initiatives over a long period.


Global Pet Services report scope and segmentation.

Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2023)

USD 27.26 billion

Projected Market Value (2032)

USD 55.97 billion

Base Year


Forecast Years

2024 – 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- Based on By Pet Type, By Service Type, By Delivery Channel, and by region.

Segments Covered

By Pet Type, By Service Type, By Delivery Channel, and by region.

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032.

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others.

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis.

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Global Pet Services dynamics

A variety of reasons influenced the global market for pet services including economic conditions demographic trends changes in people’s feelings on animals and the attitude towards them today and technological breakthroughs. A major factor driving the growth of the market is treating pets like members of the family; thus, owners look for nothing but the best, taking care of their friends. This continuous increase in demand has also pushed up the need for luxury pet-related products such as top-notch grooming services boarding facilities as well as veterinary clinics thereby boosting sales volumes within this sector. In addition, the growth of the pet services market is attributed to more people being able to pay for and reach these services as a result of rising disposable incomes and urbanization in emerging markets.

The market has seen some changes due to technological innovations in regards to online booking platforms, mobile applications, and telemedicine. These have completely changed how people look for pet services. As a result, pet owners now find it easier to schedule appointments, get information, or even interact with those offering such assistance. Moreover, due to lockdowns and the need for social distance, the outbreak of coronavirus disease is compelling to fast track the use of internet-based tools in accessing veterinary and other crucial pet utilities.


Global Pet Services drivers

  • Increasing Humanization of Pets

Owners are becoming increasingly attached to their pets and are ready to spend more money on them leading to the growth in the market for high-end pet services. This humanization of pets has led to a rise in demand for high-end pet services with the same standards as those accorded to other family members. For example, high quality grooming specialized training advanced veterinary care among others are now being sought out in larger numbers. Also, man’s best friend has changed people’s attitudes towards what they feed their animals resulting in a market shift towards natural and organic food products that target this particular population allowing enterprises seize the opportunity and produce quality foodstuffs for pets which are expensive including healthcare products as well as supplements since they fit that description.

  • Technological Advancements

Technology has really improved life for pet owners. They can book appointments online, have their pet's health records tracked as well as communicate with the providers. Besides, remote consultation with animal doctors can be done through telemedicine which makes it unnecessary for one to visit them physically hence both the pet and owner will not feel stressed because of this. Also, owners are able to monitor their pets’ health status and location at any given time through pet tracking devices and wearable technology that has improved their relationships with the animals while at the same time making sure that they are safe.



  • Regulatory Constraints

Regulators notably oversee the animal services market, especially regarding animal health and care. For businesses involvement in this area, compliance with animal welfare laws, health and hygiene standards, as well as licensing demands can be particularly problematic, especially for small scale operators or those who work independently. Moreover, they can face challenges of administrative costs accompanying adherence to the rules because of differences between various nations’ systems on one side which could eventually restrict them from entering into new markets or expanding their current ones.

  • High Operational Costs

Providing high-quality pet services is often tricky because it comes with significant operational expenses such as paying rent for premises, salaries for skilled workers, buying specialized equipment and using modern technology. Besides, ensuring hygiene and sanitation particularly in the boarding and grooming sections calls for continuous spending on cleaning supplies plus set clean-up protocols that need to be followed to the letter. This can make it hard to break-even for such businesses and most especially for those who are new in the industry thereby affecting the kind of competition they have with others who have been around longer.



  • Expansion of E-commerce and Digital Services

The continuous growth of online trade and digital services in the pet sector offers potential chances for businesses to reach more people and improve client interaction. This can happen through mobile apps and websites that cater to various needs like making orders or even booking appointments for their pets. Additionally, the inclusion of telemedicine consultations has made it possible for individuals living far away from the large towns with limited vet services access them remotely. For these reasons, companies taking advantage of digital evolution and ensuring smooth interactive platforms are set to compete effectively within this industry leading to its expansion.


Segment Overview

  • By Pet Type

By Pet Type market is segmented into, dogs, cats, birds have unique needs hence pet services market is divided according to type of pet that requires them such as grooming for fur or nails of cats while training facilities will need services like walking among others. Consequently, businesses can take advantage of this by providing special attention through certain services meant solely for these unusual companions because the trend towards having them is growing significantly higher compared to traditional ones. It is important for service providers to understand the unique needs and habits of each type of pet so that they can offer services that meet those needs effectively and profit from the wide range of demands in the pet care sector.

  • By Service Type

By Service Type market is segmented into, grooming, transportation, walking, and boarding, and specialized services, for example training, pet finding, poop scooping, portrait & photography, among others. Grooming services for pets entail bathing, brushing and trimming among other activities geared towards keeping them clean and presentable. Transportation services ensure safe and comfortable movement of pets either for veterinary care or change of residence. Walking dogs is good for dog's brain and body. On the other hand, boarding serves as a place where a pet stays for sometimes the owner is absent.

Besides, we have seen other services like pet detectives, portraits & cameras as well as dog's poops among others which show that what pet owners want today is not what they used to ask for sometimes ago but things have changed because now animals are like human beings according to them. This means that these have also led service providers into adapting themselves so that they can be able to meet different requirements put across by customers who have varied preferences or ways of living with their pets.

  • By Delivery Channel

By Delivery channel, market is segmentation include mobile/ outdoor services, commercial establishments as well as other forms like online platforms and inside the house services. Service delivery, in mobile/outdoor services, providers move to a customer’s home or any other place that they choose and offer services such as grooming, training and pet sitting. On-site pet services are provided in brick-and-mortar establishments like pet salons, kennels or training centres under commercial facilities.

Besides this, there are other methods for delivering services such as through the use of websites that enable animal keepers to get the services they require in terms of bookings as well as linking them up with those supplying these amenities online. Here they are able to have everything arranged in such a way that they will be comfortable with it even when staying in their own homes. They meet the needs of people who want to keep their animals alone and have them served individually. For those offering animal services, it is important to understand why clients choose one delivery system over others so as to be able to give them the best options as well as keep up with the tastes of the customers in this dynamic market.


Global Pet Services Overview by Region

There are differences in global pet services as a result of where each is located, regulations, economic health as well as cultural opinions towards animals. North America, they have a strong culture which favors keeping pets and this results in high numbers of individuals who own pets washing their dogs and cats training them taking them to hospitals just like they would do with other members of their household.

Additionally, the place has already seen establishment of markets targeting high income earners who love their animals very much so they are ready to spend any amount provided they get quality products. In a likewise manner, concerning animal service provision among other aspects Europe is very strong in that sector as evident from the statistics which shows that countries like UK, France and Germany have the highest rates of pet ownership across the continent while also spending more money on pets compared to any other service or product meant for human use.

Rapid urbanization, rising disposable incomes, and changing lifestyles in Asia Pacific are resulting in increased demand for pet services especially in emerging markets like China and India. Nevertheless, this movement faces challenges due to cultural reasons as well as regulatory hurdles in some areas if not all parts of the region. For example, in certain Asian nations dogs can be mostly used for practical purposes rather than as pets hence there would be less developed pet industry there. Regulations on possession of pets and business practices differ between various places thus affecting how easy it is for new entrants in this sector to access customers effectively or even start operating legally within a given locality.



Global Pet Services market competitive landscape

Major players such as PetSmart, Petco, and VCA (Veterinary Centers of America) dominate with extensive networks of stores, grooming facilities, and veterinary clinics globally, leveraging brand recognition and economies of scale. These giants offer a wide range of services, from grooming and boarding to veterinary care and training, catering to diverse pet owner needs. Meanwhile, emerging start-ups and niche players are disrupting the market with specialized offerings such as mobile grooming, online pet sitting platforms, and personalized training programs.

These smaller competitors often leverage technology to enhance service delivery and target specific segments within the market. Additionally, partnerships between traditional pet service providers and technology companies contribute to the competitive landscape, fostering innovation and the integration of digital solutions. As competition becomes more intense, companies must set themselves apart through service quality, innovation and customer experience if they are to succeed in this fast-changing sector. Regarding negotiating the competitive landscape, this calls for strategic investment in technology, market expansion as well as diversifying services, all aimed at capturing growth prospects.

Key Players:

  • VCA (Veterinary Centers of America)
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Ancol Pet Products
  • Just for Pets
  • Ovrslo
  • Doggie Doo All
  • Petmate
  • Dog Walker
  • Beyond Pet Food


Global Pet Services market Recent Developments

  • Nov 2022, Wag Labs introduced the Wag! Neighborhood Network, enabling pet owners to swiftly book any pet caregiver through a simple mobile interface.
  • Feb 2022, Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. had collaborated with Rover, an online marketplace for pet services, to extend pet boarding, sitting, and dog walking services to Petco customers.
  • Sep 2021, We Love Pets broadened its reach by inaugurating three additional franchises in Cambridge, Billericay, and Maidstone, thereby expanding the company's service coverage.


Scope of global Pet Services report

Global Pet Services report segmentation



By Pet Type

  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Others (Exotics, Small mammals, Birds, etc.)

By Service Type

  • Pet Grooming
  • Pet Transportation
  • Pet Walking
  • Pet Boarding
  • Pet Training
  • Others (Pet finding, Poop Scooping, Portrait & Photography, etc.)

By Delivery Channel

  • Mobile/Outdoors
  • Commercial facilities
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

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Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

  • Global Pet Services size and forecast: To identify and estimate the market size for global Pet Services market segmented By Pet Type, By Service Type, By Delivery Channel, and by region. Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers between 2024 and 2032.
  • Market Landscape and Trends: To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for global Pet Services
  • Market Influencing Factors: To find out the factors which are affecting the market of global Pet Services among consumers.
  • Company Profiling:  To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Global Pet Services forecast period is 2024 - 2032.
According to global Pet Services research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~ 8.32% over the next eight years.
The possible segments in global Pet Services are based on By Pet Type, By Service Type, By Delivery Channel, & by region.
The expected market size for Global Pet Services is USD 27.26 billion in 2023.
The major players in the market are VCA (Veterinary Centers of America), Petco, PetSmart, Ancol Pet Products, Just for Pets, Ovrslo, Doggie Doo All, Petmate, Dog Walker, Beyond Pet Food.

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