In the Canadian market, as shown by a nationally representative, bilingual survey fielded by Packaged Facts in September-October 2022, 41% of Canadian dog and cat owners agreed that they are buying pet products online more than they used to, up from 36% in the 2020 edition of the report.
Among dog-owning households, the share with senior dogs rose from 41.6% in 2012 to 53.5% as of 2022.
Historically, pet owners have shown themselves willing to spend even in the face of a true recession.
Manufacturers have slowly increased their prices, spurred by challenges in acquiring ingredients, packaging materials, and other items that go into making and selling pet products.
While the number of retiree households grew by 35% between 2010/11 and 2020/21, the number of dog-owning retiree households grew by 67%.
Not all human food is bad for dogs. In fact, some are quite healthy for your pup. Here are the 10 healthiest human foods you should be feeding your dog.
Gen Z and Millennials represent an important segment for not only Spotify’s new pet-inspired playlists, but also for the U.S. pet industry overall.
Pet owners can, with a little research and some care, continue to enjoy their gardens, houseplants, and cut flowers. They just need to exercise some caution. This guest blog by Rover.com discusses ways to prevent pet exposure to toxic plants.
Between their growing numbers and affinity for “natural” pet products, the Millennial cohort wields a significant buying power for the industry, an impact Packaged Facts explores in our report, "Millennials as Pet Market Consumers".
The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in the number of Hispanic pet owners in the United States. Between 2007 and 2016 the number of Latinos with pets in their homes skyrocketed from 11.4 million to 20.4 million as the pet ownership rate among Hispanics grew from 40% to 55%.