According to a Packaged Facts survey of nearly 2,000 pet owners, three main factors are driving the US pet market: the burgeoning pet parenting phenomenon, the increase in pet ownership by the family-oriented and demographically potent Hispanic population, and the prevalence of pet ownership among affluent Americans.
By Tim Wall
In 2020, pandemic driven demand alternative pet market, reducing owner preparation and diligence as people scramble to buy what puppies they could, without investigating the source, or even seeing the young dog.
By Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Issues with pet food transportation have contributed to higher costs in supply chain disruptions.