Because just over half of pet owners agree that having pets inside the home is a household cleanliness and hygiene concern, litter and cleanup products have become an even more important part of pet ownership.
Although veterinarians remain the main source for buying pet medications, e-commerce has cornered all the growth momentum.
New Packaged Facts report "Pet Supplements in the U.S., 8th Edition" examines how CBD supplements are trending and boosting sales in the pet market.
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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.
Given the size of the U.S. pet population, market penetration for pet insurance in the U.S. is still comparatively low. This is particularly true when compared to some Western European countries, like the U.K. and Sweden, and indicates the significant potential for market gains in the U.S.
Pet owners know that caring for their own dental health is essential from an overall wellness standpoint, and they are increasingly realizing that the same holds true for their furry companions.
Gone are the days when pet owners had to seek out their local independent pet store to find a decent selection of natural pet products. Today, natural, organic and eco-friendly pet products generate billions of dollars of sales annually across a wide range of channels--and the market just keeps growing.
The VCA deal gives Mars further latitude for growth beyond the mass-market product arena. That’s especially important because it’s not just kibble sales that have flattened in the mass market; the same is true for candy. Even in the case of Mars, with its globally iconic portfolio of chocolate and non-chocolate (sugar) candy brands, confectionery manufacturers face considerable challenges to growth.
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%.