Dog days: Increasing per capita disposable income will boost industry revenue

The Pet Grooming and Boarding industry, which provides pet care services, such as boarding, grooming and training, exhibited strong growth over the five years to 2019. Demand for pet grooming, boarding, training and walking is at an all-time high due to rising pet ownership, improved disposable income and changing consumer preferences regarding pet care. Over the five years to 2024, the industry will continue to grow, albeit at a slower rate. The growing Canadian population and increasing per capita disposable income will enable consumers with the financial means to purchase a pet and treat them to high-priced services. In addition, higher levels of international travel among Canadian citizens will bolster the need for pet boarding services, the largest industry product more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Pet groomers are providing more luxuries, such as pet massages and at-home grooming
  • Consumers are purchasing more expensive goods and deluxe grooming services
  • Growth will primarily be driven by rising per capita disposable income and increased pet ownership
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Pet Grooming and Boarding industry in Canada is in the growth phase of its industry life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2024, IBISWorld estimates that industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry’s contribution to the overall economy, will grow at an annualized rate of 2.8%. During the same 10-year period, Canadian GDP is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.7%. IVA growth that is more rapid than GDP is generally indicative of an industry in the growth stage of its life cycle.During the past decade, Canadian pet ownership rates have been high, and pet ownership has risen among empty nesters, single professionals and couples who have delayed having children. Changing consumer attitudes toward their pets has also stimulated industry growth. Pet...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

  • Receiving the benefit of word of mouth recommendations
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Population 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 or practise veterinary medicine.

    Industry Products
  • Boarding
  • Grooming
  • Training
  • Other services
  • Merchandise
  • Industry Activities
  • Animal grooming
  • Operating animal shelters
  • Boarding pets
  • 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
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Population
  • International trips by Canadian residents
  • Price of electric power

  • Current Performance
  • Rising pet ownership
  • Changing consumer attitudes
  • Industry structure and competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand conditions
  • Pet parents on the rise
  • Persistently high profit margins
  • 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 in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Animal Feed Production in Canada
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Boarding
  • Grooming
  • Other services
  • Training
  • Merchandise
  • Chart: Pet Grooming & Boarding Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • 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
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pet Grooming & Boarding

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal 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 (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Per capita disposable income (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Pet Grooming
  • A service that can provide dog or cat shampooing, drying, hair or fur 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.
  • Pet Sitting
  • Pet watching service while owners are away on vacation or on business trips.
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