According to veterinarian service company VitusVet, Americans welcomed home 47 million pets in 2020, a 5% increase from 2019. Following the rise in pet ownership, Morgan Stanley predicts that the pet care business will reach $275 billion by 2030. Capitalizing on this growth, a slew of new offerings is bringing on-demand service models to the pet care space.
PetSmart and DoorDash are bringing convenience retail to pet owners. The pet retailer and food delivery platform announced a new partnership in June 2021, which extends DoorDash’s same-day delivery to pet care, food, toys.