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Mobile Pet Care Market Size - By Services (Grooming {Bathing, Brushing, Nail Trimming}, Veterinary {Vaccination, Diagnostic Tests and Imaging, Physical Health Monitoring}), By Animal (Dogs, Cats) & Global Forecast, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: GMI5273
  • Published Date: May 2022
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Mobile Pet Care Market Size

Mobile Pet Care Market size surpassed USD 590 million in 2021 and is estimated to register around 8% CAGR through 2030. The global market is rapidly growing owing to a variety of factors such as busy lifestyle of pet owners, increased convenience for owners, surging comfort for pets, etc. Mobile pet care services offer multiple benefits for baby boomers, thereby fueling the market revenue substantially.

Mobile Pet Care Market

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The easy availability of mobile pet care service providers as per pet owner’s convenience will positively impact industry revenue. Increasing awareness related to the advantages of pet mobile grooming and veterinary services comprising expert care and personalized individual attention are some of the variables of these services that are driving its adoption.

Similarly, an increase in demand for professional mobile pet grooming and veterinary care practices has surged the number of service providers that offer well-equipped bathing, brushing, physical health monitoring, vaccination, and other mobile pet care services. Animals comprising dogs and cats may face anxiety and stress issues in fixed pet care facilities. Hence, these practices are considered significant for the overall health and well-being of pets.

Mobile pet care is a companion animal service sector that includes pet grooming and pet veterinary services. These services are provided with an aim to take proper care of the pets at home as per the pet owners convenience.  The easy accessibility and the exclusive attention to pets make it desirable to use a mobile pet care service.

However, low out-of-pocket expenditure on pet care in developing and under-developed nations including countries in the Latin America region may hamper the adoption of mobile pet care facilities. Furthermore, the lack of awareness pertaining to mobile pet care might impede the industry revenue.

The emergence of COVID-19 is an unprecedented public health concern that has positively impacted the mobile pet care market. The impact of COVID-19 increased in 2020 wherein, the customers opted for mobile pet care services for ensuring the well-being of the owned animals. The coronavirus drastically changed and hampered the operations of pet grooming salons and veterinary clinics, thereby accelerating the significant adoption of mobile grooming & veterinary care.

In Australia, mobile dog grooming was categorized as an essential service and had continued to operate within required social distancing guidelines. Lockdown events had compelled several bricks & mortar pet grooming salons to remain closed for weeks, further facilitating the market growth.

Moreover, COVID-19 stimulated the public interest in pet adoption. For instance, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals data, around 23 million households acquired a pet during the COVID-19 crisis in the U.S. Hence, the abovementioned attributes have augmented the mobile pet care market revenue.

Mobile Pet Care Market Trends

Growing pet adoption across the globe is projected to promote the mobile pet care market growth. The number of pet animals comprising dogs and cats has been adopted highly for companionship in the last few years. The growing social acceptance of pets has propelled pet adoption that considered to aid in depression and loneliness, thus, driving pet adoption during the forecast timeframe. For instance, as per the 2021-2022 American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owner Survey, around 70% of households own a pet, that equates to 90.5 million homes in the U.S.

Furthermore, according to the 2021 European Pet Food Federation (FEDIAF) survey, around 38% of households own a pet, that equates to 88 million homes in Europe. This growing pet population has accelerated the demand for regular mobile grooming & veterinary services that have further propelled the market demand positively.

These services comprise bathing, brushing, vaccination, and physical health monitoring among others that allow pet parents to receive personalized service in the comfort of one’s own home. Hence, owing to the above statistics rising pet adoption is set to increase the demand for mobile pet care that will prove beneficial for business expansion.

Mobile Pet Care Market Analysis

Global Mobile Pet Care Market Share, By Services

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The grooming segment was valued at more than USD 354 million in 2021. This is attributable to the rising awareness pertaining to the availability of different mobile grooming facilities, the inclination of pet owners towards enhancing pets’ physical appearance, numerous benefits offered in maintaining overall health, etc. Recent innovation and use of advanced technology in services offered to the pets are projected to attract pet owners to these mobile pet care practices. For instance, novel software solutions are assisting mobile pet groomers in several tasks including quickly scheduling appointments.

Global Mobile Pet Care Market Share, By Animal

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Based on animals, the market is segmented as dogs, cats, and others. The dogs segment surpassed USD 312 million in 2021. This dominant market share is primarily owing to the surging adoption of dogs for companionships, growing demand for mobile dog grooming services, rising awareness pertaining to animal health, etc. Mobile dog grooming has gained popularity in recent years attributable to several advantages such as the comfort of their home in a cage-free & quiet environment, a higher level of individual attention, etc.

These services are assisting pet owners with early illness or injury detection & prevention, maintaining healthy coats & fur, and encouraging positive behaviour among others. As per the 2021-2022 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), the dog population is around 69 million in the U.S. households. Hence, the above statistics are set to positively drive the market share in the coming years.

Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in higher dog adoption as compared to previous years and the adoption rate soared amidst lockdowns and travel restrictions. As a result, the demand for mobile pet care services witnessed a huge surge and is anticipated to follow the same trend in the coming years.

Global Mobile Pet Care Market, By Region,

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U.S. mobile pet care market is anticipated to reach more than USD  379 million by 2030. This significant market share is attributed to several factors such as the presence of major industry players, an upsurge in the demand for mobile grooming & veterinary services, rising dog & cat adoption, etc. As per the 2021-2022 National Pet Owners Survey, the total dogs & cats population was around 114 million in the U.S. The demand for mobile pet care facilities is highly augmenting in the U.S. owing to their affordability and convenience, thereby stimulating the regional market revenue positively.

This is further driving the entry of new players in the market that are projected to increase over the forecast timeframe. The U.S. is one of the leading nations in terms of animal welfare initiatives and the government has employed several guidelines to bolster animal health comprising the One Health initiative. These initiatives adopted by the public as well as private organizations would further promote the demand for mobile pet care to maintain precise pet health and physical & mental wellbeing among others.

The presence of prominent players such as Pooch Mobile, My Pet Mobile Vet, and Hollywood Mobile Grooming among others in the country are engaged in delivering well-equipped mobile pet grooming and veterinary care facilities that boost industry expansion in the U.S. 

Mobile Pet Care Market Share

Some of the market players operating in the mobile pet care industry are

  • Aussie Mobile Vet
  • Dial a Dog Wash
  • My Pet Mobile Vet
  • Good Dog Mobile Grooming
  • Home Veterinary Services, L.L.C.
  • 4 Paws Mobile Spa
  • HousePaws Mobile Veterinary Service

 Several strategic initiatives such as novel service launches, strategic collaborations, and geographic expansion to gain competitive advantages are being undertaken. These prominent market players are adopting various organic as well as inorganic growth strategies to obtain competitive advantage and strengthen their market position.

Recent industry developments:

  • In May 2022, HousePaws Mobile Veterinary Service announced a partnership with Randall's Rescue, an animal rescue organization. This collaboration is intended to provide mobile medical care services to local rescue such as vaccination, leukemia testing, microchipping, and spay & neuter among others. This partnership will help the company in expanding its customer base, further offering a competitive edge.
  • In April 2022, Good Dog Mobile Grooming announced that its new grooming van can raise the weight limit to 70lbs. These new vans are allowing the flexible management of large dog breeds, thereby improving convenience. This strategic move will assist the company to stratify its market position in the U.S.

Mobile pet care market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2017 to 2030, for the following segments:

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By Services

  • Grooming
    • Bathing
    • Brushing
    • Nail Trimming
    • Others
  • Veterinary
    • Vaccination
    • Diagnostic Tests and Imaging
    • Physical Health Monitoring
    • Others

By Animal

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE


Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy, Gauri Wani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for mobile pet care exceeded USD 590 million in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8% between 2022 and 2030 owing to a range of factors like increasing comfort for pets, increased convenience for owners, busy lifestyle of pet owners, and others.

The market share from grooming application surpassed USD 354 million in 2021 and is expected to record substantial growth considering the escalating awareness regarding the availability of various facilities

North American market for mobile pet care is anticipated to cross USD 379 million until 2030 driven by an array of factors such as the increasing adoption of dogs and cats and the presence of industry players.

Prominent players in the mobile pet care business comprise HousePaws Mobile Veterinary Service, My Pet Mobile Vet, 4 Paws Mobile Spa, Home Veterinary Services, LLC, and others.

Mobile Pet Care Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2021
  • Companies covered: 11
  • Tables & Figures: 242
  • Countries covered: 18
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