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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

The therapeutic dog food market projected to reach US$ 8,949.52 million by 2028 from US$ 6,095.70 million in 2021; it is expected to register a CAGR of 5.6% during 2021–2028. The market growth is attributed to the increasing adoption of dogs for companionship. Therapeutic dog food is specifically formulated to aid in the management of various...

  • Dog Food
  • World
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • Chronic Disease Prevalence
  • Gross Domestic Product

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 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

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

The other pet population saw a strong boost in 2021 as more time was spent as home during the pandemic. While the other pet population is still set to grow in 2022, the rate of increase is set to slow slightly, as the “new normal” is starting to be seen in Germany as the pandemic restrictions ease. Comparatively, cats and dogs are still the...

  • Pet Food
  • Germany
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Time Devoted To Leisure

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

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

Ownership of other pets in Romania is mainly concentrated in large urban areas and amongst higher-income households that can afford the expense of keeping other pets. Much of this is derived from their food as certain reptiles or fish within this category require specialist nutrition and owners are increasingly willing to splash out on this...

  • Pet Food
  • Romania
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Food Price

Other pet food is projected to continue to see declines in retail volume and current value sales across categories over 2022. However, the downward trajectory in other pet food predates the onset of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Italy. Indeed, the rate of sales decline tended to be slower in 2020 and 2021, compared with 2019, partly...

  • Pet Food
  • Italy
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Unlike the cat and dog population, the other pet population in Belgium did not see such a significant increase in response to the COVID-19 crisis and as such demand for other pet food has remained more stable. Nevertheless, the category continues to see steady retail volume growth in 2022. Other Pet Food in Belgium report offers a comprehensive...

  • Pet Food
  • Belgium
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Direct Sales

The pet populations of small mammals, reptiles, fish and birds, have remained relatively steady over the last 12 months, with slight increases for all categories except for fish and birds who continue to decline. The extra equipment necessary to keep these types of pets, as well as their lack of ‘cuddliness’ is likely contributing to this...

  • Pet Food
  • France
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Hypermarket Sales

PPI Other Pet Food in United Kingdom report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors...

  • Pet Food
  • United Kingdom
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Expenditure

The ongoing pandemic and the “new normal” have continued to influence the cat population and subsequent demand for cat food in Germany going into 2022. Since March 2020, home seclusion and social isolation have led more people to consider the purchase of a cat, leading to growth in the cat population. More specifically, there is also a shift...

  • Cat Food
  • Germany
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Time Devoted To Leisure

Germans love their dogs, and since the 2010s the dog population has constantly increased. While almost all sizes of dogs, from small dogs to large dogs, have seen increased interest in 2022, the populations of small and medium dogs are set to increase more strongly than large dogs. Smaller dogs tend to demand less attention, and especially...

  • Dog Food
  • Germany
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Time Devoted To Leisure

Economy cat food has witnessed the strongest growth over the review period as the pandemic has impacted disposable income. Rising demand for dry cat food has continued to strengthen ahead of other sub-categories since dry dog food is usually cheaper but also has a long shelf life. In fact, economy dry dog food was the strongest category in...

  • Cat Food
  • Greece
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

Slovak people increasingly desired pet companionship after the COVID-19 virus hit the country in 2020 and they were advised to stay at home. During this time pet adoptions skyrocketed, and pet ownership became prevalent. While dogs remain the most popular pets overall, the cat pet population continued growing in 2021, though at a much slower...

  • Cat Food
  • Slovakia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Average Time Online

While many countries turn to local production when looking for quality and sustainability, Danish pet owners value high quality cat food over domestic sourcing. While there are Danish pet food manufacturers like Kingsmoor which boast about locally caught fish for cat food, the average Dane still tends to choose the product which they perceive...

  • Cat Food
  • Denmark
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

With COVID-19 restrictions continuing to be utilised at various points in Denmark throughout 2021 this continued to support an ongoing rise in the number of people getting a puppy. However, it is worth noting that alongside this there was also an increase in the number of dog abandonments in 2021 and in early 2022 as employees gradually started...

  • Dog Food
  • Denmark
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

During the COVID-19 pandemic more people adopted cats as pets, as they looked for companionship or entertainment while stuck at home. Another impact of the pandemic was that some owners avoided making non-essential visits to veterinary clinics which resulted in fewer cats being neutered and in turn fuelling growth in the cat population. The...

  • Cat Food
  • Hungary
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fuel Demand

Dogs are increasingly being given the status of a so-called “fur baby” in Hungary, with pet “parents” doting on their dogs and showing a willingness to spend more on dog food to improve their health and wellbeing. In line with this trend, owners are becoming more aware of their dog’s health conditions and nutritional needs and are taking a...

  • Dog Food
  • Hungary
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Health Insurance Claims

Cat food in Bulgaria continues to see healthy growth in 2022 both in value and volume terms. While growth is benefiting from the increasing cat population it is also benefiting from the growing number of people switching to using prepared food. Even stray cats are now being fed more often with economy dry cat food, which is readily available...

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

Sales of dog food in Bulgaria continue to see strong growth in value and volume terms in 2022. Stronger value growth is mainly due to the price increases being seen as a result of high inflation and an increase in transportation costs. In addition, a jump in the cost of the raw materials used in some economy dry food products has also created...

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

Cat food continues to enjoy healthy growth in 2022 supported by the growing demand for premium dry and wet cat food. The pet humanisation trend is pushing pet owners to choose human-like cat food for their companions, with a growing focus on healthy, natural and indulgent ingredients. Tapping into this premiumisation trend and growing number...

  • Cat Food
  • Belgium
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

Cats are the fastest growing pet category in France, outperforming dogs, with over 9 million households in France owning a cat and the cat population being over 15 million in 2022. As seen with dogs, the period of lockdowns and time of working from home led to a boom in pet ownership and, with people spending more time with their pets, greater...

  • Cat Food
  • France
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Supermarket Sales

The positive performance of premium dog food is encouraging producers to focus more on health and wellbeing when it comes to new product development. It is also attracting new players into the Belgian market who are offering premium products with a health and wellbeing positioning. For example, Dog Chef started up in Belgium earlier in the...

  • Dog Food
  • Belgium
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Over 2022, both retail volume and current value growth in cat food in Italy are set to be in line with 2021 results. New product development in the premium segment reflects a growing and more sophisticated demand for cat food in the county. Growing awareness of and demand for product quality remains a key driver of value sales in 2022, with...

  • Cat Food
  • Italy
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Enthusiasm for high-quality food among humans is informing the decision-making process in pet food, with dog owners increasingly willing to spend more to guarantee the highest-quality food for their animals. This supports the performance of the fastest-growing category, dog treats and mixers. Thus, dog treats and mixers is set to continue...

  • Dog Food
  • Italy
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

PPI Dog Food in United Kingdom report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing...

  • Dog Food
  • United Kingdom
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income