The modern pet owners are very much attracted to the pet-loving lifestyle, which is far greater than in the elders. Pets influence social, passionate, and intellectual improvement in kids, advances a dynamic way of life, and has even possessed the capacity to recognize the presence of specific diseases. Pets like cats and dogs are typically received by the majority of the populace for mental and therapeutic advantages. The pet care industry has grown dynamically over the years due to the change in people’s behavior regarding pets. It is observed that the large numbers of pet owners at present are the youth. Nowadays consumers are very much intended to provide their pets with foods containing healthy ingredients provide them with better health care facilities, enable them with new aged accessories, and ensure better grooming facilities for the pets.
The changes observed in the pet owners are due to the technology and advent in online purchasing. This has helped the consumers to adopt a wide range of innovative pet products available in the market.
Adaption of pets has rapidly up globally, which has resulted in considerable growth of pet care products in the market. The report “Global Pet Care Market, By Value, By Segment (Pet Food, Pet Healthcare, Pet Accessories, Pet Grooming), By Region ( North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle-East & Africa), By Countries (USA, Mexico, Brazil, China, Japan, UAE, South Africa Etc.), By Sales Channel (Specialized, Hypermarket, Online, Others), (Trends & Forecast), Outlook, 2025” published by Bonafide Research the market has shown the growth of above 3% CAGR in till 2019. This growth has been largely dominated by the North American region with the highest penetration of pet care products. It was observed that increasing adaption of western culture and change in the way of life and developing economies have led the region like Asia-Pacific to sneak into the market with promising growth in the last couple of years. This has set the stage for the market to achieve a value of above USD 25 Billion by 2025. Among all the facilities provided to the pets, the pet food is the fastest-growing segment. The hectic and tiresome lifestyle developed due to modernization has made most urban people time-handicapped, leading to an increased preference for commercially packaged pet foods. Pet health care, pet accessories, and pet grooming products then follow this. This increasing adaption of pet and pet care products has intensified the competition among the key players. Globally, some famous players hold the majority of shares in the pet care market like Mars Inc., Nestle, Colgate-Palmolive, J M Smucker, Blue Buffalo, etc.
The trend of owning a small pet is increasing in all global regions. In many countries, young couples are started adopting a dog or a cat as a pet rather than going for a child. This is the reason why pet adoption has increased significantly in the South American region. This trend can be seen in single staying people also, because they choose to have a pet as a companion to fend off loneliness. In most countries due to increasing urbanization and rise in smaller size individual houses and apartments, the trend of owning small pets has increased. Especially among apartment staying people, the attraction towards adopting small size pets is increased significantly, as these small pets take up less space and require less attention whether the owner is at home or not.
Modern pet owners are very much attracted to these technologies as it helps in making all the facilities available for their pets. Mobile technologies have brought a lot of advancement in letting the pet care market boom in the last couple of years. It has become a widely adopted trend, which has led to the easy availability of the products. It was seen that the pet food products were the first pet care services to be benefitted with this advancement of technology. Later the with the growing adaption of other pet services the major companies have started focusing more on providing various forms of accessories and grooming products online. Owing to such products online have resulted as a massive boost to the internet retailing and have allowed many retailer and manufacturer to move towards internet retailing.