Digital Dynamics in the Canadian Pet Market

Digital Dynamics in the Canadian Pet Market

In the Canadian market, as shown by a nationally representative, bilingual survey fielded by Packaged Facts in September-October 2022, 41% of Canadian dog and cat owners agreed that they are buying pet products online more than they used to, up from 36% in the 2020 edition of the report.


Over Half of Dog/Cat Owners Have Senior Pets

Over Half of Dog/Cat Owners Have Senior Pets

Among dog-owning households, the share with senior dogs rose from 41.6% in 2012 to 53.5% as of 2022.


Will Pet Owners Still Be Willing to Spend on Pet Food?

Will Pet Owners Still Be Willing to Spend on Pet Food?

Historically, pet owners have shown themselves willing to spend even in the face of a true recession.


Inflation, Supply Chain, and the Pet Products Shopper

Inflation, Supply Chain, and the Pet Products Shopper

Manufacturers have slowly increased their prices, spurred by challenges in acquiring ingredients, packaging materials, and other items that go into making and selling pet products.


10-Year Growth Demographics for Owning Dogs

10-Year Growth Demographics for Owning Dogs

While the number of retiree households grew by 35% between 2010/11 and 2020/21, the number of dog-owning retiree households grew by 67%.


10 Healthiest Human Foods You Should Be Feeding Your Dog

10 Healthiest Human Foods You Should Be Feeding Your Dog

Not all human food is bad for dogs. In fact, some are quite healthy for your pup. Here are the 10 healthiest human foods you should be feeding your dog.


Spotify’s New “Pawfect” Music Playlists Are In Tune With Pets and Pet Owners

Spotify’s New “Pawfect” Music Playlists Are In Tune With Pets and Pet Owners

Gen Z and Millennials represent an important segment for not only Spotify’s new pet-inspired playlists, but also for the U.S. pet industry overall.


10 Common Plants Dangerous to Pets

10 Common Plants Dangerous to Pets

Pet owners can, with a little research and some care, continue to enjoy their gardens, houseplants, and cut flowers. They just need to exercise some caution. This guest blog by Rover.com discusses ways to prevent pet exposure to toxic plants.


1 in 3 U.S. Pet Owners Millennials: What it Means for the Pet Food Market

1 in 3 U.S. Pet Owners Millennials: What it Means for the Pet Food Market

Between their growing numbers and affinity for “natural” pet products, the Millennial cohort wields a significant buying power for the industry, an impact Packaged Facts explores in our report, "Millennials as Pet Market Consumers".


Hispanic pet owners chart a different course

Hispanic pet owners chart a different course

The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in the number of Hispanic pet owners in the United States. Between 2007 and 2016 the number of Latinos with pets in their homes skyrocketed from 11.4 million to 20.4 million as the pet ownership rate among Hispanics grew from 40% to 55%.