About Us

PetKonnect is India’s most comprehensive online pet-services’ community for pets as well as stray animals.

Launched by founder Devanshi Shah, as an ode to her late Havanese pup Hazel, PetKonnect champions equal rights and social inclusion for all animals. In 2017, due to unfortunate events, Hazel met her unfailing and untimely destiny. This incident lead Devanshi to learn of the many gaps in the pet services’ sector in India. She then realised something had to be done.

This service portal was launched in 2019 with the motto “for love beyond words”. It offers a wide array of facilities for pets, with many firsts within the Indian subcontinent to its credit. PetKonnect seeks to build an ethos of a strong community that cares, while positively impacting the life of animals, their owners and service providers in the sector by acting as a nodal network point.

PetKonnect gives users access to information, the ability to connect with other pet parents, a facility to register your pets with local government authorities and access to a host of emergency services and service providers, all through a single easy to use app

Services

A social media platform for pets that enables users to identify pets around them through their geo-tagged locations. By creating a pet profile, users can search, add and make pet friends. The service enables them to share photos, make plans and arrange play dates with other pets.

An in-app pet management system, that allows pet owners to create a pet profile for complete health-care. Not only can users store their pets’ medical records and online prescriptions, but also receive recommendations and reminders on necessary vaccinations. This section also allows pet owners to register their pets with government authorities.

This section allows access to a variety of emergency services. Users can access the platform created by PetKonnect to reach out to partnered NGOs/ ambulance taxis that provide on-the-spot treatment to strays, perform rescue operations, etc. PetKonnect also allows users to request for blood during emergencies through its user lead bloodline service. The emergency section also includes a 24 Hour Vet on Call Service - A PAN India service to help pet parents access vets from the comfort of their homes. To ensure the best in medical advice for their beloved pets, PetKonnect has partnered with leading Vets for pet parents to consult with.

This section allows access to a variety of emergency services. Users can access the platform created by PetKonnect to reach out to partnered NGOs/ ambulance taxis that provide on-the-spot treatment to strays, perform rescue operations, etc. PetKonnect also allows users to request for blood during emergencies through its user lead bloodline service. The emergency section also includes a 24 Hour Vet on Call Service - A PAN India service to help pet parents access vets from the comfort of their homes. To ensure the best in medical advice for their beloved pets, PetKonnect has partnered with leading Vets for pet parents to consult with.

This service enables pet parents to easily register their pets’ with government authorities through the Petkonnect app and website. A dog license is a mandatory requirement, commonly an unknown fact.

This section serves as a knowledge center for PetKonnect. Users are given access to relevant content including informative articles, training tips, health tips, food tips, relevant laws, events and much more. Users will also be able to share their own personal stories and learnings in this section.

Media

Authored

Prepare Your Pet For The Post Lockdown World

Published By : Zee Business

31-Jul-2020

Pet Health Care: 4 Facts You Need To Know

Published By : Femina

29-Jul-2020

5 Tips To Ace Pet Parenting

Published By : Femina

27-Jul-2020

Our Team

Devanshi is the driving force behind PetKonnect. She develops and leads corporate strategy, planning and overall execution on behalf of the brand. Devanshi draws inspiration from her diverse experiences in both the financial and legal services’ sectors.

She began her career at KPMG, following which she moved into her family business, Ishan Industries. Here Devanshi managed the implementation of ERP systems, financial compliance, and internal control monitoring mechanisms for reduction in resource waste. In order to further develop and refine her skillset, Devanshi held positions at DevenDwarkadas& Partners as well as Moore Stephens.

Before venturing into the corporate sector, Devanshi acquired a B. Com degree from HR College of Commerce, Mumbai, a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from the Government Law College, Mumbai and completed her Chartered Accountancy (CA). She believes her recent MBA from Imperial College, London will enable her to be a better lead at PetKonnect and leverage the venture to become India’s biggest online pet and animal care services’ community.

Founder: Devanshi Shah

An ardent animal enthusiast, Ruchita is the internal backbone of PetKonnect. She takes care of all internal needs and concerns as well as manages hiring for the brand. She leads the Digital Marketing strategy on behalf of the brand.

Demonstrating a fine balance of a mature business mind set, tempered by the exuberance of youth, Ruchita brings with her, a rich experience from BYJUs, where she worked in the sales and marketing team and also assisted in recruitment as well as training with a focus on marketing and sales personnel. She has also previously worked in HR&UB Pvt. Ltd., a real-estate company, where she assisted the Finance department in book-keeping and fulfilling compliance requirements for the Company.

She has honed her marketing skills and learnt basics through a short stint as a marketing intern at Qwerty Inc. Ruchita believes that her strong interest in the animal welfare sector and knowledge about the latest trends on social media equips her to work towards building a strong brand image and create awareness about PetKonnect.

Co-Founder: Ruchita Avhad