Pet Ownership Statistics

Find out the latest information on pet population and ownership trends for dogs, cats, birds and exotic companion animal ownership worldwide. Read the latest studies and research on generational pet ownership trends, the regions where pet ownership is increasing and how diversity among pet ownership demographics continues to create new challenges for pet food marketers and professionals.

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2021 Updated Research: The increase in pet ownership during the pandemic resulted in consumer behavior changes toward purchasing pet food

Mondi partnered with Dow in 2021 to measure changes in perceptions and behaviors in the premium pet food industry since 2019.
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there has been an uptick in pet ownership during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, they report number of new pets being seen by veterinary practices increased significantly from late March to early July 2020 with the mean number of new pets per practice rising from 25 per week in late March to 39 in early July—an increase of more than 50%. Given this significant increase, Mondi partnered with Dow in 2021 to measure changes in perceptions and behaviors in the premium pet food industry since 2019.
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Gut health tops pet owner discussions on social media

Identifying related themes among pet owners’ attitudes and pet food brands’ products may help pet food marketers and formulators develop new products and promote the ones they have.
When pet owners talk about pet products on social media certain terms and themes emerge. Likewise, when pet food companies describe their products on e-commerce sites, marketers use specific terms and follow definable trends.
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13 largest pet cat populations in Europe 2020, Russia #1

Pet food sales reached EUR21.8 billion, with a 2.8% growth rate. By volume, companies sold 8.5 billion metric tonnes of pet food products in 2020.
Pet food sales reached EUR21.8 billion, with a 2.8% growth rate. By volume, companies sold 8.5 billion metric tonnes of pet food products in 2020.
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11 top dog populations in Europe 2020, Italy up 16%

Pet food sales reached EUR21.8 billion, with a 2.8% growth rate. By volume, companies sold 8.5 billion metric tonnes of pet food products in 2020.
During the ongoing pandemic in 2020, pet dog populations grew in several European nations, according to data from the European Pet Food Federation (FEDIAF).
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