PET MARKET IN DUBAI
Recently, due to a new business formation in Dubai, finally, a pet market is established and opened in Dubai. The market has quite a number of stores that offer cats, birds, dogs, snakes, reptiles and fishes with health screening. The market is expecting to open at least 80 shops by the end of the month. Compared to other dedicated pet markets, this newly opened pet market is the first dedicated market in Dubai, and the rental price is much lower than that of the other pet markets—Al Karama and Satwa.
It has many facilities, defining a new way of selling and buying pets in Dubai, which involves:
- Fifty percent of the shops are owned and run by Emirati pet owners, who are said to be selected on the basis of their expertise, passion, and experience in handling pets; along with the house visits. This dedicated pet market is believed to allow animal lovers to buy or sell pets, in accordance with the rules.
- The market, its specifications, services and pets are in favour with Cites, which is an international government agreement that makes sure that there is not a single case of any wild animal or plants that could further cause a threat to their own existence and survival. The market only aims to sell those animals which can be domesticated easily, and pets like wild cats or animals will be not available for buying or selling at the market.
- All the animals which will be present in the shop will have their own pertinent certificates as well as documents from the ministry of health and environment, port authorities and municipality of Dubai. The market consists of a pet hotel, pet auction hall, vet clinic and a food court— where one can find suitable food, accessories, and medicines for their pets. The market also has free parking space for about 800 cars and a municipality office for administration of activities.
In all, this business formation in Dubai with private pet organizations as well as Dubai’s municipalities, the pet market is finally opened and is situated successfully in an area of total 45 hectors. This market, a perfect housing for the trading of pets, will also act as the common meeting place for all the pet-lovers of Dubai. This perfect pet market will in few years, will come up as one of its own leading in regional and global level, by giving the variety of services and facilities, within its premises. It will be hosting competitions, exhibitions, and workshops to create awareness among people of Dubai about pet-breeding and other important stuff.