92 reports

Pet Care in Germany

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The COVID-19 crisis in 2020 and early 2021 has generated rising interest among German households in owning pets, as a result of home seclusion and the shift towards working from home, which has not only benefitted the dog and cat populations, but also the other pet population, notably small mammals. Pet Care in Germany report offers...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet Care in India

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Indian pet food witnessed a spike in sales in 2020 due to a number of factors relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Firstly, the number of pet adoptions, especially for cats and dogs, recorded a sharp increase as consumers looked to animals for companionship throughout the long months of home seclusion that Indian consumers have been subject...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Austria

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Like many markets, pet care in Austria was strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021 started with another lockdown for Austrians, which meant that many leisure activities were no longer possible and more time was spent at home. As a result, many pets received more attention. In addition, the number of dogs and cats continued to rise,...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Austria
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Ukraine

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The outbreak of COVID-19 in Ukraine in early March 2020 coincided with a change of government, and the resultant disruption initially slowed the implementation of measures to contain the pandemic. Nonetheless, from 12 March all educational institutions in the country were closed – most did not reopen during the remainder of the academic year...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Ukraine
  • World
  • European Union
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet care was not significantly affected by the onset of the global pandemic, which continued to impact the country in 2021. The only significant change was an obvious decline in new product development as many operators chose to delay or plan product launches until the global health crisis begins to abate. Moreover, pet superstores and supermarkets...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet Care in Russia

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Pet care saw higher retail volume and current value growth in 2020 than earlier in the review period. The increase in growth was caused by COVID-19 social distancing precautions and remote working and schooling during the first months of the year, as people spent more time at home and interacted more with their pets, creating tighter connections....

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Whilst the pandemic has led to a rise in dog and cat ownership, there has been little change to bird, fish and small mammal ownership in recent years. Dogs and cats have been sought out because of the companionship they provide, which has been much needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Birds, fish and small mammals often require more equipment...

  • Pet Food
  • Portugal
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

The COVID-19 pandemic had a positive impact on sales of other pet food as Greeks adopted more pets whilst spending more time at home. Demand for other pet food surged in 2020 and 2021 as consumers brought birds, fish and small mammals into their homes, transforming the fortunes of this category which had been struggling pre-pandemic. Other...

  • Pet Food
  • Greece
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fish Sales

The main hinderance to the growth of other pet food in Ireland has been the stagnation seen within the pet population of small mammals, reptiles, fish and birds. While the dog and cat populations saw a sharp rise during the pandemic, this was not the case for the other pet population. This was largely because most people preferred to have...

  • Pet Food
  • Ireland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Inflation Rate

Families with children showed an increased interest in adopting or buying pets during the pandemic as a way to cure the boredom and anxiety created by home seclusion. Mice and fish (mainly guppies or goldfish) are common choices in Hungary for new pet owners because their average lifespan is just 1-3 years. This short lifespan allows parents...

  • Pet Food
  • Hungary
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Inflation Rate

Fish food remains the most relevant sub-category within other pet food in terms of value. However, other sub-categories such as food for small mammals, rodents, and reptiles are growing faster. This is likely explained by pet owners seeking more active interactions with their pets, with fish being the least interactive of other pets. Other...

  • Pet Food
  • Mexico
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

There was strongly boosted interest in buying or adopting small mammals during the lockdown of 2020 as consumers with young children purchased hamsters, furry dwarf rabbits, or guinea pigs to keep them amused. Such animals are relatively undemanding as well as cuddly and easy for children to handle. Last year, the small mammal population continued...

  • Pet Food
  • Czech Republic
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Bird and fish ownership continues to see steady growth in 2022; however, growth is not at the same rate as being seen in the ownership of cats and dogs. Nonetheless, the other pet population was positively impacted by the home seclusion arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bird, fish and small mammal/reptile populations jumped in 2020 amid...

  • Pet Food
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fuel Demand

A marginal drop in the small mammal population is predicted for 2022 in Hong Kong. There was a rise in popularity for small mammals such as hamsters and guinea pigs in 2021 as they make attractive pets for small children, whilst also being supported by the popular culture animation Pui Pui Molcar. However, there was a fifth wave of COVID-19...

  • Pet Food
  • China
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Expenditure

Danish pet food producer Natural Brande A/S, which is present in all pet food categories with its Arion brand, decided to withdraw from fish food sales in 2021. An ongoing decline in the pet fish population and strong competition from international brands led the company to re-evaluate the potential of fish food with it choosing to instead...

  • Pet Food
  • Denmark
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fuel Sales

Other pet food market in Bulgaria witnessed moderate growth in retail volume terms in 2021, with this pattern continuing into 2022 as a growing number of owners switch to prepared food. Meanwhile value growth has been inflated by an increase in retail prices in 2022, with prices being impacted by rising transportation fees and an increase...

  • Pet Food
  • Bulgaria
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Other pet food continued to decline in retail volume terms in 2021 due in part to the decrease in the other pet population, with this pattern set to continue into 2022 and beyond. The contraction is being driven by bird and fish food, with Argentineans increasingly opting for pets that they consider to be more interactive, such as cats and...

  • Pet Food
  • Argentina
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Other pet food records sluggish growth, due to low levels on interest in other pets in Morocco. There is some increase in products relating to bird and fish food in stores’ shelf space, for example as seen with the Riga brand (from Jessy Diffusion SA), but overall, the category remains niche and undynamic. Other Pet Food in Morocco...

  • Pet Food
  • Morocco
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Food Production

While small mammal/reptile food registered a positive performance in volume terms in 2020 and 2021 supported by an increase in the small mammal population during the COVID-19 crisis, the category looked set to return to decline in 2022. During the pandemic, children were not in school for much of the time and had very limited social interaction....

  • Pet Food
  • Israel
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fish Sales

Since the emergence of the pandemic, Chileans’ enthusiasm to adopt pets has increased significantly. The overall number of pets in 2020 experienced strong growth rates as a result of measures implemented by the local government to control the spread of the virus. Due to home seclusion, consumers had greater time to spend with their pets and...

  • Pet Food
  • Chile
  • Pet Food Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Other pet food is still a minor category in South Korea. The total value size is set to reach KRW11 billion in 2022, but the number of products available in retailing channels is limited. Other Pet Food in South Korea report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest...

  • Pet Food
  • South Korea
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Shopping Penetration

The bird population, and therefore bird ownership, has continued to gradually rise in Taiwan over the review period. Taiwan used to export many different breeds of birds as pets to other countries. However, shipping delays and rising shipping costs due to the pandemic has limited export demand, further driving up bird ownership in Taiwan....

  • Pet Food
  • Taiwan
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Retail ATV

Other pet food has shown decline in sales over several years of the review period and continues to display negative volume growth in 2022, with the bird, fish and reptile populations all declining in Colombia, and dogs and cats being the much-preferred pets with these animals seen to offer more companionship and more fitting for the pet humanisation...

  • Pet Food
  • Colombia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Food Production

As Slovaks sought out animal companionship during the pandemic, pet ownership of other pets also increased. Ownership of small mammals and fish saw particularly notable increases as these animals can help relieve everyday stresses and are relatively easy to care for. This growth in other pet population will continue to support sales of other...

  • Pet Food
  • Slovakia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Energy Consumption

The strict lockdown restrictions and social distancing measures over the course of the pandemic increased the need for companionship, which led Australians to adopt more pets whilst spending more time at home. In addition to dogs and cats, there was also a rise in the adoption of other pets, such as small mammals, fish and birds. In particular,...

  • Pet Food
  • Australia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Health Insurance Claims

Other pet food has not been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The negative financial consequences of the COVID-19 crisis did not affect demand for products in other pet food, as households which already own fish, birds, small mammals or reptiles tend to rely on packaged other pet food to feed their pets. Owners of cats and dogs,...

  • Pet Food
  • Philippines
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

Other pet food is dominated by small mammal/reptile food, with the number of such pets expanding steadily over the course of the review period. This stands in stark contrast to the bird and fish populations, which both fell during the review period as a whole. The rate of growth in the small mammal/reptile population peaked in 2020. Small...

  • Pet Food
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Birth Rate

Retail volume and current value growth was strong for other pet food in 2021, which is set to continue, although to a lesser extent, in 2022. This is a continuation of the strong growth seen in 2020. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people have spent more time at home, and many have sought companionship from a pet. Other Pet Food in...

  • Pet Food
  • United States
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Other pet food for birds, fish, small animals and reptiles in Poland is shared among several companies, with none of them having a standout lead. Four companies lead other pet food (Vitakraft Tuptus Sp zoo, Tropical Tadeusz Ogrodnik Co, PW Hobby Piotr Matuszewski, Spectrum Brands Poland Sp zoo) accounting for two-thirds of retail value sales....

  • Pet Food
  • Poland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Having fallen for the first time in four years during 2021, retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of other pet food stabilised in 2022. The number of other pets in Singapore continued to expand during the year but remained just below its 2011 peak. Other Pet Food in Singapore report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and...

  • Pet Food
  • Singapore
  • Pet Food Sales