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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 Japan

Total expenditure of calories continued to fall in 2013, due to the decline in the dog population and preference for small breeds. The number of pet dogs in Japan continued to fall amid growing urbanisation and the increase in single-person ...

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

Global Briefing

Where Will Growth Come From? Emerging Markets in Pet Care

A swelling urban middle class has proven to be fertile soil for pet care sales in emerging markets over recent years, with pet ownership increasingly as local consumers become more Westernised. While an economic slowdown in Brazil and Russia and ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

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Dog Food in Turkey

Dog food in Turkey is expected to record healthy current value growth over the course of 2014, rising by 17%. This strong performance is set to be fuelled by the value growth being recorded in economy products. The quality of economy dog food ...

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

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Dog Food in Germany

Dogs continued to play an important role within German society in 2013-2014. Not only are these pets often valued and treated as family members, considered great companions and man’s best friend, they also play an increasingly important part in ...

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

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Dog Food in Greece

As a result of dog ownership declining and with the recession resulting in disposable incomes shrinking, spending on dog food is set to fall further in 2014. The decline will be marginal in volume terms but value sales will continue to fall at a ...

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

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Dog Food in New Zealand

Premiumisation and health and wellness continued to be the major trends affecting dog food in New Zealand in 2014, with dog owners becoming increasingly aware of the nutritional requirements for a healthy dog due to strong advertising by major brands...

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

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Dog Food in Argentina

In 2014, the dog food market should recover within a more favourable economic environment than in 2013, when it experienced its first volume sales decline in five years. There is a strong correlation between pet food and the economic situation in the...

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

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Dog Food in South Korea

There is an increasing demand for therapeutic and organic dog food in South Korea. To respond to the consumer demand for such specialised dog food, manufacturers are introducing premium offerings, made of organic ingredients and mutton and turkey or ...

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

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Dog Food in Poland

Product specialisation was a key industry trend in 2013. It means the market entrance at a higher stage of development in the wake of an increase in customer requirements regarding the quality of the products and their adaptation to the specific ...

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

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Dog Food in Saudi Arabia

Dog food is expected to witness an improvement in 2013, posting current value growth of 5% following a 10% decline in 2013, mainly as a result of regulatory issues. As companies work to make their products comply with new government regulations, ...

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

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Dog Food in Spain

Over the review period, consumers purchasing patterns have been changing and adapting to the current environment. Spaniards shifted their preferences towards smaller size dogs, such as terriers and pugs, which can be easily managed in city apartments...

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

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Dog Food in the United Arab Emirates

In 2014, dog food is expected to post current value growth of 9% and volume growth of 4%. Although healthy, these growth rates will be weaker than those registered in 2013. This will be mainly because the country is very much dominated by cats due to...

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

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Dog Food in Denmark

Based on provisional 2014 estimates, no significant changes in performance are expected within dog food over the coming years. Value growth rates will remain stable and dog treats will remain an important area for growth, together with the booming ...

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

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Dog Food in Norway

Premiumisation trends are affecting all pet care areas, especially dog food. Due to their behavioural habits, dogs are perceived to be more human like than any other pet and are thus more likely to be treated as a member of the family. This results ...

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

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Dog Food in the Netherlands

Dog food recorded a healthy performance in the Netherlands during 2013. Dry dog food remains the most popular dog food category in the Netherlands and this helped it to register higher volume growth than wet dog food during 2013. However, both wet ...

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

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Dog Food in Indonesia

Current value growth is set to outperform volume growth during 2014. Current value sales are estimated to grow by 19% rate, a significant increase on 2013. Retail volume sales are expected to rise by 8%, which is slower than the 2013 performance. The...

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

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Dog Food in Sweden

Based on provisional 2014 estimates, dog food is expected to register a 3% increase in current value sales and 2% rise in retail volume sales. Together with wet dog food, dog treats is a main growth driver. Dog treats is expected to see current value...

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

Strategy Briefing

Pet Humanisation: The Trend and Its Strategic Impact on Global Pet Care Markets

Pet owners are increasingly treating their cats, dogs and even small mammals like members of their family. The opportunity to commercialise this trend into a vast range of goods and services – from dog beer to cat counselling, from pet weddings to ...

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Dog Food in India

Busy lifestyles, convenience, higher disposable income, educated sellers and consumer access to nutritional information are some of the reasons packaged dog food is increasingly popular in India. These trends can be well associated with dog owners in...

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

Global Briefing

Global Metal Food Cans in a Challenging Marketplace

Metal food can volumes remain steady, however they are finding it hard to take full advantage of the wider global growth in packaged food and pet food. The can’s excellent performance and low cost means that it will remain a key pack type, but will ...

Sep 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Dog Food in Belgium

Belgium’s dog population decreased over the course of 2013, the continuation of a trend which was in evidence in the country over the entire review period. This phenomenon is related mainly to the fact that Belgian consumers are slowly shifting ...

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

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Dog Food in Austria

Growing demand for premium dog food was registered over the course of the review period and 2013 and this trend is expected to prevail during 2014. Austria’s premium dog food brands increasingly rely on specialist ingredients with added benefits and ...

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

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Dog Food in Ireland

Based on provisional 2014 estimates, dog food is likely to register 2% growth in value terms with sales estimated at €83 million. With mixed economic fortunes being predicted for the year, consumers can be divided into two groups, those who have cut ...

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

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Dog Food in Peru

According to Euromonitor International’s estimates, in 2013, Peru ranked as the country with the lowest per capita consumption of dog food, in volume terms, in Latin America. This scenario is explained by the fact that unprepared food represented 75%...

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

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Dog Food in Canada

Growth in total dog food volume sales in 2014 looks set to remain relatively modest overall, and only equal that recorded in 2013. Volume growth will be hampered slightly by the fact that growth in Canada’s pet dog population has slowed in recent ...

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

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Dog Food in Finland

According to provisional estimates, dog food sales in Finland will grow by 2% in volume terms and by 6% in current value terms in 2014. Despite slow economic recovery and decreasing purchasing power, consumers are expected to invest more in premium ...

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

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Dog Food in China

With rising disposable incomes and climbing consumer sophistication, pet owners in China are willing to spend more on their pet dogs, resulting in much stronger value growth than volume growth in 2013. Dog owners are not only concerned about dog ...

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

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Dog Food in France

2014 should witness the acceleration of the emulation/synergy between brands available in modern grocery retailers and those present in pet specialist channels in dog food. As in 2012/2013, inspired by the breakthrough of products with more precise ...

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

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Dog Food in South Africa

South Africans continue to feel the impact of rising costs, and subsequent decreases in disposable income. The weakness of the South African Rand against the US dollar has resulted in increased costs of fuel, which in turn impacts production and thus...

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

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Dog Food in the United Kingdom

Based on provisional 2014 estimates, dog food is expected to increase by 4% once again in current value terms, with sales expected to reach £1.7 billion. Signs of economic recovery and the shift to more expensive products should continue to generate ...

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

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Dog Food in Venezuela

The key 2013 dog food trends will continue in 2014. Low economic growth in 2013 coupled with the highest rate of inflation registered since 1996 (56.2%) did not favour a migration from table scraps/leftovers to prepared packaged food. The country´s ...

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

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Dog Food in Israel

The health and wellness trend, which reshaped the dog food category over the latter part of the review period, is expected to continue in 2014. Most new brands and products which entered the category were either organic, natural, or had other ...

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

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Dog Food in the US

2013 lived up to prior year market expectations with volume sales growing at less than 1%. The decelerated, yet positive growth reflects the effects of the dog population’s dynamics, which, whilst exhibiting a constant growth of 1% a year, translate ...

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

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Dog Food in Chile

Dog food volume and value sales growth in 2013 was in-line with that of the previous year and the respective CAGRs for the review period. The positive development of the entire area was underpinned by favourable economic conditions and the continued ...

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

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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 Australia

Premiumisation and humanisation continued to characterise dog food in Australia during 2013. Dog food manufacturers looked to transfer the benefits found in human food, encouraging pet owners to buy premium dog food with more innovative ingredients. ...

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

Global Briefing

Today’s Pampered Pets: Assessing the Future of Pet Care

Today’s pets are increasingly pampered: from sophisticated toys and high tech products, to environmentally friendly cat litter, the choice is wide, reflecting consumers’ preferences and behaviours. This reports explores market potential and ...

Mar 2014 | US$1,200 | 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

Global Briefing

Addressing Food and Lifestyle: Innovations in Global Pet Care

In the face of continued economic uncertainty and challenging market forces, companies must innovate carefully to ensure new products will succeed. The pet care industry is increasingly influenced by ‘lifestyle’ with trends in human life frequently ...

Feb 2014 | US$1,200 | 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 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 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 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 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 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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