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Pet food and pet products show resilience amidst COVID-19. It is especially true for pet food which is considered an essential product that pet owners are reluctant to make any changes to the type and quality of food that their pet has been eating. With ongoing trends of pet humanisation and premiumisation, premium pet food tends to perform...

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

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COVID-19 has had a negative effect on pet populations and consequently on pet food. The dog population witnessed consecutive declines in 2020 and 2021. Growth had been decelerating before the pandemic due to strict regulations, which worsened under COVID-19 due to rising hygiene awareness and bans in some regions. The other pet population...

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

Overall, pet care benefitted from the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing a surge in purchases in most product areas in 2020 as consumers remained in home seclusion for much of the year. As consumers spent more time at home with their pets, they were more inclined to interact with their pets, boosting sales of pet food products and pet products as well. Pet...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Czech Republic
  • 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 Mexico

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The Mexican government announced nationwide restrictions on non-essential economic activities in most municipalities on 30 March 2020, which took effect the following day, with the population urged to stay at home, where possible. On 16 April, it extended these restrictions until 30 May, with the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico occurring...

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

Pet Care in Sweden

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2021 will be a year of normalisation and stabilisation after the artificially boosted growth witnessed in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, Sweden was already characterised as a pet country and this intensified significantly because of the pandemic. Getting a pet was seen to relieve loneliness and feelings of...

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

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 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 Peru

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Spending more time at home because of the health crisis has promoted a strong need among many to have the company of a pet, while people have also realised they have enough time to provide pets with adequate care and attention given the home seclusion. As a result there have been higher increases in the pet cat and pet dog populations during...

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

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Argentina implemented one of the longest national lockdown periods around the world. Prior to the outbreak of the pandemic, the country had also been suffering from a severe economic crisis, and the COVID-19 crisis has further exacerbated the economic difficulties in Argentina since 2020. Pet...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Argentina
  • 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 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 Spain

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In the first trimester of 2021, Spain was still in partial lockdown with many differences in restrictions occurring across its regions. The persistence of business closures and the lack of tourist arrivals arising from the COVID-19 pandemic determine that a large part of the population is facing financially challenging times. Pet...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Spain
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

Pet Care in Colombia

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Pet care will perform well in 2021, however current value sales will slow in comparison with 2020 as post pandemic stabilisation occurs. Throughout 2020, long quarantines encouraged many Colombians to adopt or purchase pets, namely dogs and cats, as companions for children and lonely adults. This therefore artificially boosted the population...

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

Pet Care in Chile

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Following the booming demand in 2020, the growth of pet care in current value and retail volume terms is set to normalise and slow in 2021. In fact, pet care struggled with issues from the supply side during the pandemic resulting in stock shortages. This encouraged pet owners to stock up on supplies in 2020, and may in part explain the expected...

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

Pet Care in Romania

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Pet care value sales are expected to continue in 2021 with the excellent performance seen in 2020, though a slight slowdown is expected. The lockdowns in Romania did not mean any restrictions for pet owners as groceries and pet shops and pet superstores remained open during the whole year and leaving home to walk pets was allowed. Pet...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • 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 Morocco

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Pet care is expected to perform well in 2021, with growth stimulated by a rise in pet ownership during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the health crisis, many households, especially in the middle and high-income segments, began to adopt pets for companionship whilst there were limits on social activities. Pet Care in Morocco report...

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

Pet Care in Norway

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Overall, pet care in Norway continues to benefit from the increased pet population. Pet ownership of cats and dogs has been strongly stimulated by the event of COVID-19 lockdowns, with people spending more time at home and seeking animal companionship. This is also in line with the pet humanisation trend, with an increasing amount of cat and...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • 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 in Japan

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Pet care continues to increase in current value terms in 2021, although in volume terms it continues to decline, which is largely due to the shrinking dog population. Following the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a spike in demand for pets with consumers looking for companionship and entertainment while they were trapped at home. Pet...

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

Pet Care in Malaysia

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Despite significant upheaval to consumer lifestyles since the outbreak of COVID-19, the pandemic has not had a dramatic negative impact on supply and demand in pet care in Malaysia and is not expected to in 2021. Other than some delays in the arrival of dog food products in 2020, there has been very little disruption to the supply chain thus...

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

Pet ownership has increased significantly over the time of COVID-19, with more people spending more time at home and thus seeking a pet companion. Prospective pet owners who had considered acquiring a pet for a long time took the opportunity to welcome a pet into their home during the time of lockdowns, both adopted from shelters and bought...

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

Pet Care in Ireland

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The increase in pet ownership from 2020 is expected to continue into 2021 as lockdown initiatives and other government measures to control the spread of the virus continued into the new year. Households enduring home seclusion developed a greater appreciation of their pets or sought to acquire them in order to provide them with companionship...

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

Pet Care in Thailand

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Pet care maintained solid retail volume and current value growth in 2020, and this is set to continue in 2021. In 2020, during the early stages of COVID-19 in the country, Thai people stockpiled pet food for during the lockdown, which gave a temporary boost to sales, although stocks were used up and purchasing behaviour tended to return to...

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

After seeing current value growth in all other years of the review period, and after a particularly strong increase in 2020, in 2021 pet care is set to turn to decline. The impact of COVID-19 increased sales of pet food in 2020, with sales seeing stronger growth than earlier in the review period. This was mainly due to the rising pet population,...

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

After the strong growth seen within pet care in 2020, sales stabilised slightly in 2021, albeit remaining above the review period average. Due to COVID-19 consumers have been spending more time at home and this has led to a sharp rise in pet adoptions, which in turn has had a strong positive influence across pet care in the Netherlands. Pet...

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

Pet Care in Poland

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As people are forced to stay at home, pets provide much needed companionship. Growing pet populations and deeper pet-owner bonds fuel demand for pet care products in 2021, with the humanisation trend driving demand for premium food and pet products. Despite the complex economic situation, Poles continue to spend on their pets, rather saving...

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

In 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to stimulate growth in pet ownership in Hong Kong, as the continued importance of home seclusion in the effort to tackle the global health crisis will continue to push consumers to acquire pets for companionship in Hong Kong. The cat population especially continues to grow at a fast rate, stimulating...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Online Retail Sales
  • Pet Food Sales