Global pet diabetes care devices market size is anticipated to witness steady expansion over 2022-2028 owing to substantial opportunities from both feline and canine applications. Although veterinary hospitals have been the major providers and users of these products, increasing awareness and availability could augment the share of home care setting customers. Companion animal adoption has seen robust support across different parts of the globe, reinforcing the scope for pet care medical device consumption.

Insulin delivery and glucose monitoring devices are the two major products in the industry. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, diabetic dogs are usually diagnosed at around 7 to 10 years old, while most diabetic cats are over 6 years of age. Some dog breeds are even more susceptible to the disease, as per the agency. Subsequently, the need for proper diabetes management and treatment has surged worldwide.

Although not very common, diabetes is sometimes found in horses, with symptoms like frequent urination, weight loss and excessive thirst. With stud farming an expensive business and veterinary costs reaching large numbers, management of the diseases is necessary. Witnessing steady growth, pet diabetes care devices industry share from horse segment had surpassed USD 81.6 million during 2021.

Veterinary clinics, hospitals and home consumers are the main end-users of pet diabetes devices. While vet clinics are easily accessible and probably more in numbers than vet hospitals, their primary services include regular wellness checkups, vaccinations and other preventive care. For tackling more complicated cases like diabetes, some clinics may refer for a hospital visit for better management of the disorders.

Estimates suggest that veterinary hospital end-users will capture a share of around 41.9% of global pet diabetes care devices market by the end of 2028. These facilities have more staff at any given time, and many are available during the nights or even weekends, to provide emergency services or ensure complete health workups. A significant amount is spent across developed nations on veterinary care, boosting animal hospital visits. For instance, pet owners in the UK spend over USD 6.5 billion yearly on vet services, indicating promising future for diabetes care device companies.

In terms of regional growth, it is observed that emerging economies are also expected to see a boom in the adoption of pet care products. Latin America held more than 7.7% share of global pet diabetes care devices industry during 2021. Pet adoption has grown in countries like Brazil, where the sale of pet food and other accessories jumped over 13.5% in 2020. Also, nations like Argentina have developed strong horse industries, indicating favorable outlook for animal medical device adoption. Among other regions, the MEA pet diabetes care devices market size is expected to boom at nearly 5.3% CAGR through 2028.