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Dog food market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the dog food category within the pet care industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific category data. 

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Our dog food market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of dog food?
  • What are the major brands in dog food?
  • How fast are consumers trading up to prepared dog food?
  • How have pet specialists fared in recent years?

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Country Report

Dog Food in Mexico

Based on provisional 2014 estimates, dog food sales growth rates are expected to slow down over the coming years due to the impact of new tax regulations on pet food. Starting on 1 January 2014, pet food products and sales of pet animals were made ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Colombia

Over the course of 2014, growth should continue as there is still much potential for packaged dog food, as it is estimated that almost 75% of dog owners still feed their pets with homemade food and leftovers. Additionally the dog population in ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Morocco

The year 2013 witnessed impressive increases in value and volume sales of 11% and 10%, respectively, led by the progressive change in consumer behaviour and attitude towards pet ownership. Pet ownership in Morocco became increasingly more accepted, ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Portugal

Provisional 2014 estimates suggest that dog food should not witness drastic changes and that there is likely to be continuity from 2013. Dog food in Portugal will keep a positive growth trend thanks to economy and mid-price dry food. Many consumers ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Italy

Despite the on-going difficult economic momentum in Italy, dog food is expected to recover both in terms of value and volume. Consumers have been forced to look at new ways to save money during recession; however, they maintained a parental attitude ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Chile

Growth in total dog food volume sales in 2012 equalled that recorded in 2011, while growth in total current value sales was up slightly on the previous year. Volume and current value growth rates were both stronger than the respective CAGRs for the ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in India

With busier lifestyles and rising incomes, owners continued to move to prepared food to feed their dogs. As prepared dog food is considered more convenient than preparing food at home, many consumers switched to economy dog food brands such as ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Hong Kong, China

Although the dog population grew in each year of the review period, the population of small dogs grew the fastest and was the major factor in the growth of the dog population. Smaller dogs do not eat as much food as others, thus limiting expected ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in South Korea

Dog food recorded 6% value growth in 2013, with the performance being driven by dog treats and premium dry dog food. These two categories posted the fastest value growth, with an 8% rise, while economy dry dog food and mid-priced wet dog food both ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in the Philippines

Over the review period, dog food in the Philippines increasingly enjoyed stronger demand. A strengthened Philippine economy in conjunction with the easy availability of dog food options contributed to the healthy performance of the category in 2012, ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in New Zealand

Premiumisation and humanisation continued to characterise dog food in New Zealand during 2012. Dog food manufacturers continued to replicate the benefits often found in human food, encouraging pet owners to purchase premium dog food with more ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Russia

2013 is expected to show similar growth to 2012, including the premiumisation trend and increasing interest towards prepared dog food. The trend towards healthy dog food remains the vital one. Based on that fact, premium dog food is the driving ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Egypt

Retail value, in constant terms, and retail volume of dog food in Egypt are expected to grow in 2013 at respective rates of 29% and 18%, which are lower than the 2012 growth rates. The continued high growth performance will be due to the weakening of...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Saudi Arabia

Attitudes towards dog ownership continue to change only very slowly in Saudi Arabia and dogs are largely only kept by the expatriate community in the country. This is due to cultural and religious factors, with Saudi Arabia being an Islamic country. ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Brazil

In 2012, the increase in the price of agricultural supplies such as corn and soybeans directly impacted the manufacturing cost of dog food, especially dry dog food, which has a significant percentage of grain in its composition. As a result, ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Israel

Volume and current value growth rates for dog food in 2012 were both slower than those recorded in 2011. The slowdown in total volume sales growth was particularly sharp. This was mainly due to the growing preference of Israelis for smaller breeds, ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Switzerland

The key trends of 2012 within dog food are expected to continue in 2013. The number of dogs increased slightly in 2012, however to a lower level than in 2010. In general, the number of dogs is not growing in Switzerland due to regulations, such as ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Austria

The trends seen in dog food remained unchanged throughout the review period, and this is expected to include 2013. These are: the humanisation of pets, therapeutic dog food products that target specific requirements, such as weight management, and ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Thailand

Dog food in 2013 is likely to continue the trend of 2012. Dry dog food shares the largest proportion in total dog food thanks to its key strengths of convenience and wide product availability. Mid-priced dog food enjoys the highest growth among all ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Indonesia

Dog food is expected to increase in current value by a robust 17% during 2013, a slightly slower rate of growth than what was recorded in the category during 2012 due to the rising penetration of prepared dog food. Demand for dog food continues to be...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Taiwan

Taiwan’s overall dog population saw a small decline in 2012, but should see a rebound in the forecast period as a result of strong demographic changes. The small-dog population (under 9kg) will lead this growth due to ongoing urbanisation and a ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Belgium

In 2013, some sources fear the gloomy economic climate could have a more detrimental effect than in 2012, which still enjoyed a positive GDP growth during the first months but not during the second half of the year. However, the majority of experts ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Germany

In 2013, similar volume growth and slightly better value growth can be expected in dog food. The category is predicted value growth of 2% to reach sales of €1.2 billion. In a mature and saturated category like dog food in Germany, an annual growth ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in France

Provisional 2013 estimates suggest that dog food should not witness drastic changes and that there is likely to be continuity from 2012. Volume sales should continue to slightly recede not due to the gloomy economic climate but from a structural ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in the Netherlands

Dog food maintained positive growth in 2012 although the dog population in the Netherlands remained stable. Sales of dog food were driven by dog owners’ higher interest in providing their pets with better quality food, including functional formulas ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Bulgaria

The healthy performance of dog food came as a result of the desire on the part of more dog owners to feed their dogs with specially prepared packaged dog food. Prepared dog food is set to reach 11% of total consumption in 2012 – the highest in the ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in South Africa

Escalating food and fuel prices, job insecurity and household debt increased in 2012; as a result, consumers remained price conscious, increasing the demand for low priced products. Consequently, promotions targeting price conscious consumers ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Vietnam

In 2013, sales of dog food in Vietnam will continue to grow strongly thanks to several reasons. The first reason is the large increase in the number of rare and expensive dogs imported to Vietnam in 2012 for many purposes, such as for keeping as pets...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Denmark

Based on provisional 2013 estimates, the dog food category in Denmark is not expected to show major changes in the last year of the review period. Value growth rates will remain stable, and dry dog food and dog treats and mixers will remain the ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Spain

The economic recession governed the market trends within dog food in 2013. The channel transfer, which started with the onset of the economic recession, is expected to sharpen: Spaniards will continue to shift consumption from specialist stores and ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Hungary

Sales of premium dry dog food, especially large pack variants, are expected to decline significantly in terms of volume. Local retailers charging 27% VAT are not able to compete with foreign operators of other EU countries offering similar products ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Peru

According to trade interviews, the trend towards treating dogs as family members continues to impact positively on dog food sales, as consumers within every socioeconomic group are increasing their demand for dry dog food. The difference in dog food ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Ireland

Based on provisional estimates, it is unlikely that dog food in Ireland will see any significant changes in 2013. With economic conditions remaining difficult and many consumers continuing to limit spending where possible, value for money remains the...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Norway

Based on provisional 2013 estimates, recent developments in the distribution of dog food through non-grocery retail channels are likely to have had an impact on sales of mid-price dog food through grocery retailers channels. In addition, the strong ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Turkey

In 2013, dog food is expected to see good value growth, stimulated by significant developments that took place in the last two years of the review period. Firstly, the ban on the import of red meat was removed in 2012, which fuelled value growth ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in the United Kingdom

Dog food is following the same pattern in 2013 as in the previous year with value growth outperforming inflation, while volumes are seeing no movement. This means that although the category is giving the impression of growth, there is actually ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in the United Arab Emirates

2013 is expected to see on-going growth of 9% in volume terms and 12% in current value terms. Growth will be linked to the increase in the number of expats in the UAE, especially with the downturn and political instability in Egypt, Syria and ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Venezuela

The key 2012 dog food trends were continued in 2013. The general attitude towards dog food remained constant. Many Venezuelan pet owners feed their dogs with non-prepared food (leftovers) because of limited purchasing power. The country’s short-term ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Singapore

Due to the rising number of Singaporean women who are pursuing a career and putting-off marriage, low fertility has become an important issue. There is growing trend towards marrying at a later age and having fewer babies or none at all. As a result,...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Finland

Dog food is estimated to maintain its growth in current value terms by 6% in 2013 reaching €168 million. Part of this increase is contributed to the one percentage point increase in VAT from 13% to 14% in January 2013. Volume sales of dog food are ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in the Czech Republic

Czech dog owners are gradually turning towards prepared, balanced dog food. There is a significant trend in dog food consumption in the Czech Republic towards high-quality dog food. There are also significant consumption changes in economy dog food. ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Argentina

In 2013, sales are expected to be no longer limited by supply constraints. In 2012, Saladillo made significant investments to expand its production capacity and thus to meet the growing demand. According to industry sources, during 2011 and 2012, ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Greece

Provisional estimates for 2013 suggest that both volume and value growth will be negative in dog food. The anticipated volume decline in dog food is expected be low at just 1% and can be at least partly attributed to the shift towards the use of ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Romania

As with previous years, 2013 is likely to be marked by two complementary tendencies. The range of products on offer is expected to expand and many different products are being introduced. These include organic, gluten free, high protein, various ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Malaysia

With the rising living costs in Malaysia during the end of the review period, more consumers are turning to owning a dog rather than having their own child. Hectic schedules at work also see consumers pushing back marriage plans, which further drives...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Slovakia

No significant changes from the trends and developments of 2012 are expected to be seen in 2013. A rising interest in health and wellness dog food and premium products with higher nutritional content is expected to occur. In addition, a slight ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Australia

Humanisation of pets by their owners is the prevailing trend impacting the dog food category in Australia. Humanisation has seen pets treated like members of the family as consumers form a strong emotional bond with their animal. Humanisation has ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Sweden

Based on provisional 2013 estimates, dog food is expected to see sluggish growth of 1% in both volume and current value terms, recording SEK1.6 billion in value sales for 38,792 tonnes in 2013. The stagnating sales already became a problem in 2012 ...

Oct 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in the US

2012 was a year of solid but unspectacular growth in US dog food, with volume (in tonnes) declining by 1% while value sales inched up 2% on the strength of the premium non-therapeutic food segment. This is expected to be a springboard for a better ...

Sep 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Canada

The growth of the dog population in Canada has slowed, affected by the ageing population as well as growing urbanisation and related issues with restrictions on pet ownership implemented by cities and condominium complexes (the latter is the fastest ...

Sep 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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