Well groomed: The burgeoning popularity of premium services will lift industry revenue

The Pet Grooming and Boarding industry has proven to be one of the few established industries to post consistently strong gains over the past decade, nearly doubling in size and growing even amid the recession as consumers purchase a wider array of luxury services for their four-legged companions. The growing industry has benefited from changing consumer attitudes, which increased demand for a variety of new luxury pet services. Over the next five years, this trend is expected to gain further momentum as pet ownership rises and owners use their increasing disposable income on services for their pets...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Pet owners have been purchasing a greater range of high-value services for their pets
  • A shift in consumer attitudes has resulted in strong demand for luxury goods for pets
  • Rising per capita disposable income and increased pet ownership will drive sales growth
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry for the Pet Grooming and Boarding industry are low since there are no formal industry licensing or training requirements. In addition, the cost of establishing an at-home or mobile service is relatively low. Some training is, however, recommended for becoming an animal groomer. Classes are available, but most groomers learn through apprenticeships and on-the-job training. There are over 340 dog breeds alone that are recognized by the Federation Cynologique Internationale, which is the largest canine organization in the world. Different breeds of dogs may require specialized grooming procedures according to owners' needs and the particular breed.Moreover, this industry is in the growth stage of its economic life cycle. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Effective quality control
  • Access to multi-skilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of pets (cats and dogs) and Per capita disposable income in the Pet Grooming & Boarding industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry?

    This industry primarily provides pet care services such as boarding, grooming and training. This industry includes animal shelters, obedience training services, guard dog training services, pet boarding and animal grooming services. This industry does not include establishments that predominantly retail products, board horses, transport pets nor those that practice veterinary medicine.

    Industry Products
  • Pet grooming
  • Pet training
  • Pet boarding
  • Pet sitting and dog walking
  • Industry Activities
  • Animal grooming
  • Operating animal shelters
  • Boarding pets
  • Operating dog pounds
  • Guard dog training
  • Obedience training
  • Pet sitting
  • Pet training
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of pets (cats and dogs)
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of households
  • Demand from pet stores
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • Growing pet ownership
  • Changing consumer attitudes
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry landscape
  • Increasing competition
  • Table: Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Animal Food Production
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing
  • Toy, Doll & Game Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Pet boarding
  • Pet grooming
  • Other
  • Pet sitting and dog walking
  • Pet training
  • Chart: Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 30 to 49
  • People aged 50 to 64
  • People aged 18 to 29
  • People aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pet Grooming & Boarding

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of pet cats and dogs (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Pet Grooming
  • A service that can provide dog or cat washing, shampoo, drying, clipping, nail cutting and other services as demanded by owners and depending on the pet.
  • Pet Hotel
  • A boarding kennel for cats and dogs that sometimes offers luxury services for pets.
  • Pet-Sitting
  • Pet-minding service while owners are away on holidays or business trips.
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