The Indian pet industry has come a long way in terms of market value and customer serviceduring the past decade. Once only a motley crew of shopkeepers selling shampoos and biscuits, the pet market has now evolved into more than $800 million industry. It comprises of large multinationals, as well as domestic players. Industry veterans believe this is just the beginning, and that the spurt in pet adoptions and growing interest in pets, especially dogs, means the progress witnessed till now, is only the tip of an unexploited iceberg.
Continuing its growth trend, the Indian pet industry is expected to continue to register strong double digit retail value growth.