Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, with over 60.0% of Australian households owning a pet. Pets are an integral part of the lives of many owners, with many considering them family members. As pets become increasingly humanised, households are spending more on them in the form of premium food, dietary supplements and vitamins, pet accessories and treats. Households are also adopting an increasingly holistic approach to the health and wellbeing of their pets.
Operators in this industry are retailers of pets and pet supplies. Products sold in this industry include pets, wet and dry food for dogs and cats, bird feed, other food and treats for pets, food bowls, collars and leashes, litter, cages, travel carriers and other pet supplies and accessories. The most common pets include dogs, cats and fish. Online pet retailers are not included in the industry.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.