About Viren Sharma

A canine behaviorist and social media influencer with more than 20 years of experience as a leading canine counselor and pet-nutritionist. Founder member of P.A.W.S (Protection of Animals & Welfare Society) an effort of altruism towards the up-liftment of strays and underprivileged animals by engaging the masses in the animal welfare social awareness campaigns.

D I RE CT OR/ CE O – IN TE RN AT IO NAL DO G BA ZA R

F O UN DE R- M AD AB O UT D OG S

S ECR ET AR Y- K ENN EL CL UB O F RAJ S AT HA N( KC I)

F O UN DE R-PR OT ECT I ON O F AN IM ALS & WE LF AR E S O CI ET Y( P.A.W.S )

About Viren Sharma

The pet industry in India extends employment and generates income for more than 1 million households amounting more than rupees 10,000 crore Industry. I started with my passion in 2001 and today own more than 3 boutique pet stores and pet hotel in the pink city. I take immense pride in my unique customer engaging initiatives to increase the dog loving families in Rajasthan from 300 to over 1 lakh.

Under the PAWS foundation record adoption of more than 1000 stray dogs in a month , highest in India by any animal welfare organization.

Relentless daily animal feeding program from 21 rd March 2020 during the COVID pandemic feeding more than 50,000 stray dogs in Jaipur without any aid or external aid or donation financial support.

Distributing more than 15,000 free jackets for stray dogs.

To spread awareness and love for animals among the masses, I have been organizing India’s biggest Pet Shows consecutively past two decades, witnessed by more than 5 lakh pet lovers. I have organized more than 23 dog shows and invited as a judge at the prestigious dog shows around the country.

Currently associated as a secretary for Kennel Club of India – Rajasthan, acting as a life member of KCI and breed certifying specialist for KCI, the only affiliated canine governing body in India.

Attended more than 300 dog shows across the globe and travelled more than 4 continents to study and observe the latest canine trends in the Industry. I take immense pride in being closely associated with the world’s leading Agrani Kennels owned by my mentor Mr K.S Nagraj Setty. Agrani kennels is making India proud from decades by representing dogs from India on globally acclaimed platforms like FCI, Crufts and World Dog Show.

Our esteemed client base extends from the President of India to bollywood superstar Salman Khan and many more.

Heartfelt gratitude for the recognition & coverage by all the leading national and International media like Wall Street Journal, Gulf News, New York herald, CNN IBN, Midday, Indian Express, Times of India, Asian Edge etc for contribution towards the Canine Industry.

Other Achievements:

  • ISO 9001 certified pet organization
  • Official Canine consultants to Chief Minister, Governor, Rajasthan Police,RPF, Organized India’s first grand Dog wedding in 2006, covered by the leading media houses
  • Successfully assisted 1300 + Stray dogs adoption
  • Registered more than 1000 dogs with Kennel club of India
  • Hosted India ‘s first celebrity dog show “Glam Dogs 2017” in Mumbai
  • Hosted Friendship day, Valentine day parties, Dog picnics, pool parties
  • Organized puppy adoption camps and fashion shows spreading awareness for animal wwelfare
  • Organised Dog rallies on social causes like eve teasing, clean India, antiterrorism, swine flu awareness etc with hundreds of dogs and owners on road Organised India’s first dog auction with dogs on instalment & rent offers
  • Founder member of association for practicing retailers (SAPTABDA)