India Pet Care Market Size, Statistics, Trend Analysis and Forecast Report, 2022 - 2032

India Pet Care market is segmented by Food (dry pet food, wet pet food, treat/snack, and other product), Animal (dog, cat, bird, and other animals), Price (Mass Product, Premium Product), Ingredients (Plant Based, Animal-Based), Grooming (Shampoo, Soap, Oil, Powder, Lotion, Pet Wipe, Toothpaste, Cat Litter, Pet Comb, Tick Remover, Others), Services (Pet Boarding, Pet Training, Pet Grooming, Pet Transportation, Pet Walking), Sales Channel (specialized pet shops, internet sales, hypermarket, veterinary clinic, and pet medical shops and other sales channel) and Region (Northern Region, North-eastern Region, Eastern Region, Central Region, Western Region, Southern Region)

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India Pet Care Market size is estimated at INR 7,400 Crore in 2021 and is expected to reach INR 21,000 Crore by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 19.2% during the forecast period of 2022 to 2032.


Rapid urbanization, a movement towards nuclear family set-ups, double-income households, changes in lifestyle, and pet humanization in recent years have played an instrumental role in rising of pet ownership across the globe. India is noted to be an active contributor to this league with a promising pet population of 32 million, which is growing at a rate of more than 12 percent annually. This increase in pet ownership is giving the desired impetus to the pet-care ecosystem consisting of retail chains, pet nutrition, and services along with pet care services. The emergence of e-commerce has also acted as the medium of distribution of pet products.

India Pet Care Market Growth Factors

The upcoming change in the attitude of people towards pet humanization, delayed parenthood witnessed in most urban and newly married couples, rising nuclear families, double-income households, and change in lifestyle, are making pets an essential part of the family, and has also affected the increased demands of the pet care market in India. With the saturation of the market in the western world, international pet care brands are currently witnessing a significant entry into the Indian Market, thereby developing a considerable scope and business opportunities.
The constant increase of pet owners has registered strong growth in the Indian Pet care market. The market is led by the dog segment which accounted for more than half of the market share, while the rabbit segment is expected to grow to more than 26% anticipated CAGR. The stability of acceptance of branded pet grooming kits and accessories. The consumers also recognize the importance of different food and sustenance products for the growth and nutrition of the animals. Dog food sales have also shown a promising increment of over 21% CAGR. This has led the market to grow manifolds, which is further expected to increase soon. Also, with the growing diversification of the various distribution channels, domestic pet care companies have picked up the pace and started giving tremendous competition to foreign players. This has shown a surging rise in the graph of the India pet care market in the coming years.

India Pet Care Market Country Analysis

The Indian pet care market is valued at $434 million. While this market is just a fraction of the global market (valued at 190.1 billion), it’s one of the fastest-growing markets with an estimated CAGR of 15% in the forecast period (2021-2026). With the congestion of pet care markets in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, Asia (particularly India) is seeing the entry of leading international brands. In India, this market is mostly unorganized with consumers progressively tolerating the idea that pets need different food (against the traditional, made for humans) for enhanced nutrition, health, and growth. The major players that are currently driving the growth of the Indian pet market include the Royal Canin, Mars International, and Indian Broiler Group.

India Pet Care Market Share and Competition

The Indian pet food market is dominated by major companies. Mars International leads the pet food segment. Its flagship brands Whiskas, and Royal Canin enjoy high levels of popularity among existing consumers and new consumers shifting from home-cooked food to packaged pet food. Demand for Pedigree and Royal Canin is supported by a strong consumer base and extensive distribution system. The major Companies are investing in new products and improvisation of products, expansions, and acquisitions for business expansions. Another major area of investment is the focus on R&D to launch new products at cheaper rates.

Key Companies operating in the Pet Food market are:
• Mars Petcare, Inc.
• Nestlé Purina PetCare
• Himalaya
• Drools
The major companies in pet care products are Choostix, Wahl, Himalaya, and PetVeda. The trending grooming products in the Indian pet care market are Shampoo & Conditioner, Brushes, Combs, and Hair & Nail Trimming. Products such as Dry Bath, powder, shedding control are also gaining popularity in the Indian market.

Companies Operating in Pet Care Products are:
• Himalaya
• PetVeda
• Choostix
• Wahl
• Zoivane
The major companies in pet healthcare products are Zydus Cadila, Beckys India, and Hester AG. The trending healthcare products in the Indian market include Health Supplements, Dental, Eye & Ear Care, other products such as Healing Cream, Fleas & ticks, Skin spots & Coat Care, and Diaper are also getting a considerable demand in the market.

Companies Operating in Pet Healthcare Products are:
• Zydus Cadila
• Becky’s India
• Hester AG
• Virbac India
• Vetcare
Pet services companies are gaining popularity in India. The trending pet services are pet training, pet holidays, pet photography, pet therapy, pet clothing, etc.

Companies Operating in Pet Services are
• Wag’n Tails
• Heads up for tails
• Pawparazzi
• Wag-A-Bond
• The Pet Set


Merger & Acquisition: A Key Strategy For Competitors
Emami announced to invest in a pet-care startup Cannis Lupus Services India, offering Ayurvedic remedies for pets under the brand "Fur Ball Story". Vetina Healthcare LLP, a Pune-based Animal Healthcare products manufacturer, has recently announced the launch of India’s first Pet Medical Cover ‘Pawtect’ on 22 June 2020. The Pet Healthcare company provides economical Health Plans for pets ‘The Blue-Ribbon Plan’, The Yellow Ribbon’, and ‘The Red Ribbon Plan’. “When it comes to pets, the medical costs for their treatments can be quite high. Pawtect hopes to offer continuous support for maintaining pets health and hopes to be a strong back-support for the welfare of your pet friends.”, said the Founder and CEO of the pet care company, Prakash Khaire. Mars Petcare India, a pet health and food manufacturer company, launched a premium pet nutrition food brand ‘Iams’ on 20 January 2020. In 2021 it also announced to invest ₹500 crores for the expansion of its Hyderabad pet food factory to meet the rising domestic demand and exports to the Asian markets. Sanchu Animal Hospital, a pet medical and health care facility in Chennai, has been launched, a telemedicine platform for pets, on 7 April 2020. Cosmo Films, a leading solution provider in the packaging, lamination, labeling, and synthetic paper segments, forayed into the pet care business with the brand ZIGLY in 2021. India’s first veterinary service clinic that provides physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and fitness for pets ‘Pet Physio Pro’ has been launched on 7 August 2020 in Mumbai. It is known as a first-of-its-kind veterinary clinic and animal gym in India.

Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Historical Years 2019 to 2021
Forecast Period (2032) Market Value 2022 to 2032
Forecast Period CAGR 19.2
Report Coverage Market Trends, Drivers, and Restraints; Revenue Estimation and Forecast; Segmentation Analysis; Impact of COVID-19; Companies’ Strategic Developments;
Segments Covered

By Food, By Animal, By Price, By Ingredients, By Grooming Products, By Services, By Sales Channel, and By Region

Customization Custom report available of pet food, grooming, service, healthcare, live pets sales 

Report Highlights
• Historical data available (as per request)
• Estimation/projections/forecast for revenue and unit sales (2022 – 2032)
• Data breakdown for every market segment (2022 – 2032)
• Gross margin and profitability analysis of companies
• Price analysis of each product type
• Business trend and expansion analysis
• Import and export analysis
• Competition analysis/market share
• Supply chain analysis
• Client list and case studies
• Market entry strategy

Industry Segmentation and Revenue Breakdown
Animal Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)
• Dog
• Cat
• Bird
• Others

Live Pet Sales Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)
• Dogs
• Cats

Product Food Market Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)

• Dry Pet Food
• Wet Pet Foods
• Veterinary Diet
• Treat/Snack
• Other Product

Pet Market by Price Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)
• Mass Product 
• Premium Product  

Pet Food Market by Ingredient Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)
• Plant Based 
• Animal Based 

Pet Grooming Products Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)
• Shampoo
• Soap
• Oil
• Powder
• Lotion 
• Pet Wipe
• Tooth Paste
• Cat Litter
• Pet Comb
• Tick Remover 
• Others 

Pet Services Market Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)

• Pet Boarding 
• Pet Training 
• Pet Grooming 
• Pet Transportation
• Pet Walking  

Sales Channels Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)

• Specialized Pet Shop
• Internet Sale
• Hypermarket/Supermarket
• Veterinary Clinic and Pet Medical Shops
• Others

Region Analysis (Revenue, USD Million, 2022 - 2032)
• Northern Region
• North-eastern Region
• Eastern Region
• Central Region
• Western Region
• Southern Region

India Pet Care Market Companies
• Mars Inc.
• Uni-Charm Corp
• Nutriara Alimentos Ltda
• Royal Canin India
• Eukanuba
• Jerhigh
• Drools
• Nestle SA (Purina)
• Holistic Select
• Eagle Pack
• Blue Buffalo
• Diamond Naturals

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United States Pet Care Market Industry Research Report
Europe Pet Care Market Industry Research Report

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