Dog food is defined as the food specifically designed for consumption by dogs to meet their nutritional requirements. Dogs have sharp, pointed teeth, and their digestive system is adapted for the consumption of meat. Hence, most of the dog foods are made of up animal grade ingredients. In addition, these dog foods are available in wide product ranges such as premium, economy and mid-range products to suit the buyer’s capacity to spend on their pets.
Global dog food market is classified in the report based on the products as dry dog food, wet dog food, treats and mixers. The wet dog (also known as canned food) feed has higher moisture content than the dry (also known as kibble) or semi moist feed. Therefore, the wet food contains more proteins and fats as compared to dry or semi moist food. The dry food segment holds the largest market share due to its ease of handling. It is followed by treats and wet dog food.
The major drivers for fueling the demand of dog food are urbanization, increasing trend of nuclear families and increasing population of dogs as pets and humanization of street dogs. The rise in the purchasing power of the urban youths has also contributed to the growth in this sector. The growing trend of nuclear families has influenced people to have dogs at pets in their homes and societies. Owing to their lifestyles which is very hectic, they opt for readymade dog food to fulfill the nutritional requirements of their dogs. The increasing awareness regarding pet health and pet humanization has also influenced buying decisions and advanced the growth of the dog food market.
The global dog food market is classified according to geography as North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. USA in North America is the leading producer of the dog food followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific market is expected to grow during the forecast period due to increasing number of dog humanization, dog ownership and increasing awareness of dog healthcare. India and China in Asia Pacific are expected to dominate the market in the coming years.
The major companies are Big Heart Pet Brands, Blue Buffalo Co Ltd., Colgate-Palmolive, Effem México SA de CV, Fressnapf Tiernahrungs GmbH, MaltaCleyton SA de CV, Mars, MPM Products Ltd., Nestlé Purina PetCare Co., Procter & Gamble, Vitakraft-Werke Wührmann & Sohn GmbH & Co KG and others.
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SEGMENTATIONS IN REPORT:
Dog Food By Products:
1. INTRODUCTION TO THE DOG FOOD MARKET
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
3. MARKET ANALYSIS OF DOG FOOD
4. DOG FOOD MARKET ANALYSIS BY PRODUCTS
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