22 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 Finland

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Overall, Finland has been one of the best performing countries in Europe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic (thus far), with a low number of infections, a low number of deaths, and relatively small damage to the economy and/or a decrease in GDP. The country also had one of the softest approaches in Europe, with people recommended to avoid social...

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

Pet Care in Israel

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COVID-19 could never be called a good news story. But all the same, it has meant benefits for certain industries, with pet care being one that really stands out. With people forced to spend significant amounts of time at home and also having more time on their hands and needing to alleviate boredom, pet ownership grew substantially, particularly...

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

Pet Care in Belgium

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Pet care in Belgium remained resilient during the pandemic experiencing much stronger sales than most other industries. Given the lockdowns, working from home policies, and lack of social interactions, consumers spent extended time at home in 2020 and 2021. This has led to consumers spending more time at home with their pets and consumers...

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

Pet Care in France

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Pet care in France is performing well in 2021. The market appears to be thriving overall with the effects of COVID-19 having a limited impact on sales. 2020 did not see a dramatic rise in pet numbers, with sales reflecting this. Pet Care in France report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national...

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

Pet Care in Portugal

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Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19 in Portugal sales of pet care products have remained relatively stable in 2021. Due to the lockdowns seen in 2020 and 2021 and other COVID-19-related restrictions consumers have been spending more time at home with their pets which has helped to create a closer bond between them. Pet Care...

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

Pet care has been moderately affected by the economic slowdown that has taken place since the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020. This slowdown can be partly traced back to a slower growth in the pet population in the Philippines during the COVID-19 crisis as consumers have been less willing and less able to get new pets during the severe health...

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

Pet Care in Denmark

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Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, consumption patterns in pet care have adapted in Denmark, which has supported positive volume and value growth in 2020 and into 2021. One of the critical drivers of positive results was population growth, especially in dogs and cats, generated by the lockdown when many Danes were forced to spend more time within...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Denmark
  • 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

As the pandemic hit, people found themselves at home, and alone at home in many cases. For several years, the population of other pets and consequently the other pet food market decreased, also because dogs and cats received more attention. However, several lockdowns have forced people to spend more time at home and caused a sudden increase...

  • Pet Food
  • Pet Care
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Household Consumption Expenditure

While COVID-19 saw an increase in ownership of rodents such as hamsters or rabbits in 2020, as consumers looked for companionship to distract themselves from the boredom of lockdown, it is expected that volume growth in other pet food will decline in 2020, as Israelis continue to prefer cats and dogs. The premiumisation trend also does not...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fish Sales

Whilst cats and dogs are by far the most popular pets in Finland, the event of COVID-19 resulted in higher degrees of pet ownership in other pets too. Small mammals are particularly popular as first-time pets for children, as they are less responsibility than a cat or a dog and are easier to look after. The closures of schools for a time,...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Birth Rate

Interest in other pets is falling in Portugal as they are seen as lacking the same emotional and companionship benefits as cats and dogs, while some also require more equipment and maintenance, such as cleaning cages and tanks. Furthermore, the increasing focus on animal welfare and environmental questions has also seen a negative light turned...

  • Pet Food
  • Pet Care
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Birth Rate

During the COVID-19 lockdown, consumers were keen to buy or adopt animals as they had more time spent at home to care for them and viewed them as a source of companionship. This included many people buying or adopting animals for the first time. After cats and dogs, the next popular category of pets was small mammals as these are easier to...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Household Consumption Expenditure

Other pet food has not been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic since the outbreak of the virus in 2020. 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...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Household Consumption Expenditure

In 2021, the total population of other pets continues to see slight decline in France, although it remains higher in comparison to the number of pet cats and dogs in the country. Owners of other pets like to have pets which require little living space, especially in urban parts of the country, and that are easy and affordable to care for. Other...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Household Consumption Expenditure

As with dogs and cats, small mammals have also seen a rise in ownership, created by the outbreak of COVID-19 in Denmark, with consumers purchasing pets for the company. This was especially noted for rabbits and guinea pigs, with these particular pets aligning well with the growing be humanisation trend, especially when compared to choices...

  • Pet Food
  • Denmark
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Number Of Retail Outlets

Other pet food saw particularly dynamic retail volume and current value growth in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, as consumers spent more time at home with their pets, whilst the other pet population saw a notable increase as more people adopted such pets. Other Pet Food in Russia report offers a comprehensive guide to the size...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Food Production

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Belgium people spent more time at home and thus more time with their pets. This had led to consumers paying more attention to the products they are giving their pets and encouraging sales of healthier and more natural products. For example, cat litter brands with natural, eco-friendly solutions are becoming more...

  • Pet Food
  • Pet Care
  • Cat Food
  • World
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

While some items in Pet Products such as pet clothes are highly discretionary, there are some products in the category which are considered as essential by pet owners. As such, although pet products saw a slight slowdown in terms of retail current value growth in 2020, the growth rate remained strong and is expected to remain stable in 2021. Pet...

  • Pet Supply
  • Pet Food
  • Pet Care
  • Cat Food
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

The value growth of pet products accelerated in France in 2020 and is expected to continue on this trajectory in 2021. Pet products sales are seeing solid growth during the COVID-19 pandemic as owners are spending more time at home with their pets and indulging them more with accessories and healthcare. Pet Products in France report...

  • Pet Food
  • Pet Supply
  • Pet Care
  • World
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

In 2017, pet care in Germany followed trends and developments from human-centred industries ever more closely. Smaller, independent manufacturers especially tended to pick up developments – even niche trends – from packaged food, health and wellness or even fashion, and translated them into products for pets. One of the larger trends was the...

  • Dog Food
  • Cat Food
  • Pet Food
  • Germany
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales