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The Pet Industry: Food, Accessories, Health Products & Services

The Pet Industry: Food, Accessories, Health Products & Services

The U.S. market for pet care products and services totaled nearly $56.4 billion in 2014. This market is projected to approach $61.4 billion in 2015 and $69.4 billion by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5% through 2020.

This report provides:
An overview of the global pet industry, specifically pet food, accessories, health products, and services.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2020.
A look at key export markets for the U.S. pet industry.
Analysis of the market's dynamics, specifically growth drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities.
Evaluation of increasing international markets and their impact on U.S. manufacturers and retailers.
Profiles of major players in the industry.


SCOPE AND CONTENT OF THE REPORT

This report covers the market for pet food, pet services, and pet supplies in the U.S. and analyzes major foreign markets for U.S. pet products. The report is divided into the following eight sections:

Introduction
Summary
Pets and Their Owners
Pet Industry Overview
Pet Food Segment
Pet Services Segment
Pet Supplies Segment
International Aspects

In addition, the report contains an appendix listing the major trade and professional organizations that are concerned with the pet care industry in the United States and selected foreign markets.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
REASONS FOR THIS STUDY AND ITS IMPORTANCE
OBJECTIVES OF THIS STUDY AND ITS CONTRIBUTION
THE AUDIENCE FOR THIS REPORT
SCOPE AND CONTENT OF THE REPORT
METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE U.S. MARKET FOR PET CARE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE U.S. MARKET FOR PET CARE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES BY SEGMENT, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 3 PETS AND THEIR OWNERS
DEFINITION OF PETS
PET OWNERSHIP TRENDS IN THE U.S.
HISTORICAL TRENDS
TABLE 1 U.S. HOUSEHOLDS OWNING PETS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2012 (MILLIONS/%)
TABLE 2 U.S. PET POPULATION BY TYPE, THROUGH 2012 (MILLIONS)
Dogs and Dog Owners
TABLE 3 TOP 10 DOG BREEDS REGISTERED BY THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB, 2013
Profile of Dog Owners
TABLE 4 DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF DOG OWNERS (%)
Cats and Cat Owners
TABLE 5 TOP 10 CAT BREEDS REGISTERED BY CAT FANCIER'S
ASSOCIATION, 2013
Profile of Cat Owners
TABLE 6 DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF CAT OWNERS (%)
Fish and Fish Owners
TABLE 7 MOST POPULAR FRESHWATER FISH
TABLE 8 MOST POPULAR MARINE FISH
Profile of Fish Owners
Birds and Bird Owners
TABLE 9 MOST POPULAR PET BIRDS
Profile of Bird Owners
Small Mammals and their Owners
TABLE 10 MOST POPULAR SMALL MAMMAL SPECIES
Reptiles and Amphibians and Their Owners
TABLE 11 MOST POPULAR SPECIES OF REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
PROJECTIONS
TABLE 12 PROJECTED NUMBER OF U.S. PET-OWNING HOUSEHOLDS AND REAL PER-CAPITA INCOME, THROUGH 2020
TABLE 13 PROJECTED GROWTH IN THE U.S. POPULATION OF SPECIFIC TYPES OF PETS, THROUGH 2020 (MILLIONS)
TABLE 14 U.S. AVERAGE ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURES ON PETS, BY AGE OF REFERENCE PERSON, 2011 ($)
CONSUMER EXPENDITURES ON PETS
AVERAGE ANNUAL EXPENDITURE BY AGE GROUP
TABLE 14 U.S. AVERAGE ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURES ON PETS, BY AGE OF REFERENCE PERSON, 2011 ($)
AVERAGE ANNUAL EXPENDITURE BY HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION
TABLE 15 U.S. AVERAGE ANNUAL EXPENDITURES ON PETS, BY HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION, 2011 ($)
AVERAGE ANNUAL EXPENDITURE BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
AVERAGE ANNUAL EXPENDITURE: HOMEOWNERS VERSUS RENTERS
PROFILE OF THE BEST CUSTOMER
DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS - AGE
DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS - HOUSEHOLD TYPES
DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS - HOME OWNERSHIP
DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS - INCOME
CONSUMER ATTITUDES TOWARD PETS
CHAPTER 4 PET INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
SUMMARY
FIGURE 1 U.S. EXPENDITURE ON PETS BY SEGMENT, 2014 (%)
TABLE 16 U.S. EXPENDITURES ON PETS BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
FORCES SHAPING THE INDUSTRY
CONSOLIDATION AND BRAND RATIONALIZATION
Consolidation
Brand Rationalization
Recent Mergers and Acquisitions
TABLE 17 SELECTED MAJOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE PET INDUSTRY, 2000-2014
CHANGING RETAIL DYNAMICS
TABLE 18 AVERAGE SIZE OF PET DEPARTMENTS IN PRIMARY RETAIL
OUTLETS
Superstores Regroup to Capitalize on Consumer Move Toward the Higher
End of the Market and Pet Pampering
TABLE 19 U.S. SALES FOR PETSMART AND PETCO, 2003 AND 2013 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 2 U.S. SALES FOR PETSMART AND PETCO, 2003 AND 2013 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 3 PETSMART AND PETCO: U.S. STORES 2003 AND 2013 (NUMBER)
PetSmart Inc.
TABLE 20 PETSMART U.S. SALES AND COMPARABLE STORE SALES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS/%)
Petco
TABLE 21 PETCO INC. U.S. SALES, THROUGH 2013 ($ MILLIONS)
Supermarkets Remain Important Outlets, Although Share Deteriorates
Mass Merchandisers Capture Share as Pet Care Becomes a Key Category
Independents Squeezed by Intensified Competition and Falling Profit
Margins
Retailers are Relying Increasingly on Private Labels to Differentiate
Themselves from their Competition
E-Commerce growing in importance; Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Are the
Biggest Online Sellers
GROWING INTEREST IN PET HEALTH CARE
GROWING SYNERGY BETWEEN ALL PET CARE SECTORS LEADS TO THE EMERGENCE OF THE TOTAL PET CARE CONCEPT
PetSmart
PETCO
VCA Antech
Product Manufacturers Expand
GLOBALIZATION LEADS TO PRESSURE FOR HARMONIZATION OF REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS IN MAJOR WORLD MARKETS
National Research Council
American Association of Feed Control Officials
Major Differences in EU, U.S., and Japan Approaches
CHAPTER 5 PET FOOD
SUMMARY
TABLE 22 U.S. MARKET FOR PET FOOD BY PET TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 4 U.S. MARKET SHARE FOR PET FOOD BY PET TYPE, 2014 AND 2020 (%)
DOG AND CAT FOOD
MAJOR MARKET SEGMENT
Dog Food
TABLE 23 HISTORICAL TRENDS IN U.S. DOG FOOD SALES BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2008 AND 2013 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 5 HISTORICAL SHARE IN U.S. DOG FOOD SALES BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2008 AND 2013 (%)
TABLE 24 U.S. MARKET FOR DOG FOOD BY PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
Dry/Soft Dry Dog Food
Dog Treats
Canned Food
Cat Food
TABLE 25 HISTORICAL TRENDS IN U.S. CAT FOOD SALES BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2008 AND 2013 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 6 HISTORICAL SHARE IN U.S. CAT FOOD SALES BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2008 AND 2013 (%)
TABLE 26 U.S. MARKET FOR CAT FOOD BY PRODUCT TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
Canned Food
Dry Food
Treats
Premium and Super-Premium Foods
TABLE 27 U.S. SALES OF PREMIUM AND SUPER-PREMIUM PET FOODS, THROUGH 2020 ($ BILLIONS)
FIGURE 7 U.S. SALES OF PREMIUM AND SUPER-PREMIUM PET FOODS, 2014-2020 ($ BILLIONS)
Private Label Foods
Natural and Organic Pet Food Products
TABLE 28 U.S. MARKET FOR NATURAL AND ORGANIC DOG AND CAT FOODS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
OTHER MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
Innovative Functional Food Ingredients
Nutraceuticals
Novel Functional Ingredients
Growing Interest in Controlling Obesity
Life-Stage-Specific Foods
New Packaging Trends
DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
FIGURE 8 U.S. MARKET SHARES OF DOG AND CAT FOOD BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, 2013 (%)
DOG AND CAT FOOD MANUFACTURERS
FIGURE 9 U.S. MARKET SHARES OF LARGEST DOG AND CAT FOOD MANUFACTURERS, 2013 (%)
Nestle Purina PetCare
Big Heart Pet Brands (formerly Del Monte Foods)
Hill's Pet Nutrition Co.
Mars
OTHER PET FOODS
BIRD AND SMALL MAMMAL FOOD
Bird Food
TABLE 29 U.S MARKET FOR PET BIRD FOOD, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 10 U.S. MARKET FOR PET BIRD FOOD, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
Small Mammal Pet Food
TABLE 30 U.S. MARKET FOR SMALL MAMMAL PET FOOD, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 11 U.S. MARKET FOR SMALL MAMMAL PET FOOD, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
Other Market Trends
Bird and Small Mammal Pet Food Manufacturers
Central Garden & Pet Co.
Hartz Mountain
FISH FOOD
TABLE 31 U.S. MARKET FOR FISH FOOD, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 12 U.S. MARKET FOR FISH FOOD, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
Fish Food Manufacturers
Tetra
REPTILE FOOD
TABLE 32 U.S. MARKET FOR REPTILE FOOD, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 13 U.S. MARKET FOR REPTILE FOOD, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
PRODUCT TRENDS IN OTHER PET FOODS
DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
FIGURE 14 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF OTHER PET FOODS BY DISTRIBUTION
CHANNEL, 2013 (%)
REGULATION OF THE PET FOOD INDUSTRY
FEDERAL REGULATIONS
Regulation Intended to Enhance Food Supply Chain Security
Prior Notice
Registration
Manufacture and Labeling of Raw Meat Foods
AAFCO REGULATIONS
AAFCO Labeling Regulations
The 95 Percent Rule
The 25 Percent Rule
The Three Percent Rule
The Flavor Rule
AAFCO Nutritional Adequacy Statement Requirements
Recent AAFCO Regulations
STATE REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 6 PET SERVICES
SUMMARY
TABLE 33 U.S. MARKET FOR PET SERVICES BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($
MILLIONS)
VETERINARY SERVICES
TABLE 34 U.S MARKET FOR VETERINARY SERVICES, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
FIGURE 15 DISTRIBUTION OF U.S. PRIVATE VETERINARY PRACTICES BY SALES VOLUME, 2008* (%)
FIGURE 16 DISTRIBUTION OF U.S. PRIVATE VETERINARY PRACTICES BY NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES, 2008* (%)
CONSOLIDATION
National and Regional Chain Expansion
Consolidation Factors
Impact of Consolidation on Veterinary Services
VCA Antech Inc. (Formerly Veterinary Centers of America Inc.)
Company Overview
TRENDS IN VETERINARY SERVICES
Continuing Specialization of Veterinary Services
Increasing Need for Senior Health Care and Critical Care
Pet Health Insurance
Pet HMOs
Entry of Pet Superstores into the Veterinary Market
REGULATION OF VETERINARY PRACTICES AND VETERINARY MEDICINE
The Animal Drug Availability Act
Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act
Regulations on Dispensing Veterinary Prescription Drugs
OTHER PET SERVICES
FIGURE 17 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF OTHER PET SERVICES, BY TYPE, 2014 (%)
TABLE 35 U.S. MARKET FOR OTHER PET SERVICES BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
PROFILE OF OTHER PET SERVICE USERS
GROOMING AND BOARDING SERVICES
Overview of the Grooming and Boarding Businesses
Demand for Grooming Services Has Continued to Grow in Recent Years
Upscale Full-Range Establishments Flourish Despite Economic Slowdown
DOG TRAINING SERVICES
Overview of Dog Training Businesses
BREEDING SERVICES
Overview of the Breeding Business
PET-SITTING SERVICES
Overview of the Pet-Sitting Businesses
CONSOLIDATION OF THE PET SERVICES SEGMENT
ONE-STOP SHOPPING FOR PET SERVICES
Market Drivers
CHAPTER 7 PET SUPPLIES
SUMMARY
TABLE 36 GROWTH IN SALES OF PET SUPPLIES VS. INCREASE IN PET POPULATION, 2009 AND 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 37 PROJECTED GROWTH RATE OF TARGET PET POPULATION AND SUPPLIES, 2014-2020 (%)
TABLE 38 U.S. MARKET FOR PET SUPPLIES BY PET TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
DEFINITION OF PET SUPPLIES BY PRODUCT CATEGORY
PET SUPPLIES SECTOR STRUCTURE
HARTZ MOUNTAIN CORP.
DOG AND CAT SUPPLIES
FIGURE 18 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF DOG AND CAT SUPPLIES, BY PRODUCT, 2014 (%)
CAT LITTER
FIGURE 19 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF CAT LITTER, BY COMPANY, 2013 (%)
Leading Marketers in the Segment
Nestle Purina
Clorox Co.
Arm & Hammer
Oil-Dri Corp. of America
Recent Product Trends
FIGURE 20 U.S. MARKET SHARE FOR CAT LITTER BY TYPE, 2014 (%)
OTHER DOG AND CAT ACCESSORIES
FIGURE 21 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF DOG AND CAT ACCESSORIES, BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 (%)
DOG AND CAT TOYS AND GIFTS
FIGURE 22 U.S. MARKET SHARES OF DOG AND CAT TOYS AND GIFTS BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2014 (%)
FLEA AND TICK PRODUCTS
DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
FIGURE 23 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF DOG AND CAT SUPPLIES BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, 2013 (%)
FISH SUPPLIES
FIGURE 24 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF FISH SUPPLIES BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2013 (%)
BIRD SUPPLIES
FIGURE 25 U.S. MARKET SHARE OF BIRD SUPPLIES BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2013 (%)
SMALL MAMMAL AND REPTILE SUPPLIES
FIGURE 26 U.S. MARKET SHARE FOR SMALL MAMMAL SUPPLIES BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2013 (%)
FIGURE 27 U.S. MARKET SHARE FOR REPTILE SUPPLIES, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2013 (%)
CONSUMER TRENDS IN PET SUPPLIES
TRENDS IN DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
MASS MERCHANDISERS
PET SUPERSTORES
SUPERMARKETS
INDEPENDENTS
GOVERNMENT REGULATION
FDA
ANIMAL DRUG REGULATION
EPA
1998 EPA Health Effects Test Guidelines for Companion Animal Safety
1996 EPA Regulations Concerning Improved Label Directions for Dog
and Cat Pesticide Products
CHAPTER 8 INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS
GLOBALIZATION OF PET CARE MARKETS
GLOBAL MARKET
GLOBAL MARKET FOR PET FOOD AND PET SUPPLIES
TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PET FOOD AND PET SUPPLIES, 2014 ($ BILLIONS)
GLOBAL MARKET FOR PET FOOD
FIGURE 28 GLOBAL MARKET SHARE FOR PET FOOD BY REGION, 2014 (%)
TABLE 40 GLOBAL PET FOOD MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ BILLIONS/%MARKET SHARE)
FIGURE 29 GLOBAL MARKET SHARE FOR PET FOOD BY SECTOR, 2014 (%)
SELECTED MAJOR MARKETS
CANADA
ITALY
JAPAN
CHAPTER 9 APPENDIX: U.S. -BASED PET INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS AND FOREIGN–BASED PET INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
TABLE 41 U.S. -BASED PET INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
TABLE 42 FOREIGN-BASED PET INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

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