• Pet Food

    Pet Food Market Size to Reach USD 133,430.9 Million by 2030 at CAGR 4.6%

    BANGALORE, India, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Pet Food Market is Segmented by Pet Type (Dogs, Cats, and Others), Food Type (Dry Food, Wet Food, Treats & Snacks, and Others), and Sales Channel (Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Specialized Pet Shops, Online Sales Channel, and Others). The report covers global opportunity analysis, regional outlook, growth potential, industry forecast from 2021 to 2030. Valuates Reports The global pet food market size was valued at USD 87,268.2 Million in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 133,430.9 Million by 2030, registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.6% from 2021 to 2030. Major Factors Driving The Growth Of The Pet Food Market…

  • Pet Supplement

    Zesty Paws Introduces Phillips Pet Food & Supplies as Its New National Distributor for Independent Pet Stores

    ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Zesty Paws®, a leading functional pet supplement brand, announced today the brand has entered the independent retailer channel via Phillips Pet Food & Supplies nationwide. Phillips will be the brand’s first national distributor for the independent channel, bringing Zesty Paws to local stores starting this month. Phillips Logo Phillips Pet Food & Supplies began as a family-owned and operated business and today there are 12 distribution centers strategically located across the country. Phillips services pet stores, aquatic stores, feed and farm stores, groomers, veterinarians, and Humane Organizations. “As we enter the new year, we are confident that Zesty Paws’ will continue to deliver and…

  • Pet Food

    TikToker Reveals How Much Pet Food She Found While Dumpster Diving

    In a viral TikTok video, one creator reveals how much pet food she finds while dumpster diving outside of pet stores. “It’s actually kind of insane just how much pet food I’ve rescued over the past two years just from different pet store dumpsters,” user @dumpsterdivingfreegan says. The video shows the TikToker sifting through a dumpster to find three bags of unopened dog food, which she says retail at around $50 each. “The most I’ve ever found at one time was 78 bags of dog food,” she says. The user says pet stores are quite popular in the dumpster-diving community. “These pet stores are well known in the diving community…

  • Pet Food

    Nonprofit offering free pet food for seniors

    CICOA secured a $7,500 grant from Meals on Wheels to launch a new initiative that offers pet food and supplies to low-income, homebound seniors. INDIANAPOLIS — CICOA, a nonprofit that started in 1974, helps seniors and those with disabilities in central Indiana live comfortably at home and out of institutional care. Last month, CICOA secured a $7,500 grant from Meals on Wheels to launch a new initiative that offers pet food and supplies to low-income, homebound seniors. “It’s all about reducing that anxiety, the isolation, the loneliness that our seniors are dealing with,” said Tauhric Brown, president and CEO of CICOA. “Anything that we can do that helps alleviate a…

  • Animal nutrition

    How To Choose The Right Food For Your Dog?

    Pets are similar to humans in that they require a consistent intake of essential nutrients in order to maintain good health. Nutrition is now an increasingly recognized field with its own journals, professional organizations, and continuing education courses for veterinarians. Here’s how to choose the right dog food and the importance of these foods. Know The Dog Breed Different breeds of dogs have different dietary needs because of differences in activity levels, metabolic rates and body compositions. So, the best dog foods for Jack Russells will not be the same as the best dog foods for Golden retrievers. So before you purchase dog food, find out the breed of your…

  • Pet Food

    Major pet food retailers struggle to keep shelves stocked

    LEE COUNTY, Fla. – You may have noticed empty shelves at the grocery store, but how about empty shelves at the pet store?  The pandemic is plaguing the pet food industry. It’s becoming harder for major retailers to keep dog and cat food coming in. Linda Dutton said she goes to great lengths to find food for her dog, Scrappy.  “Sometimes I have to go to two or three different places,” Dutton said.  Director of the Center for Supply Chain Excellence at FGCU Raj Srivastava said there are several reasons behind the shortage. First, there’s a lot of pet food stuck in ports. And – there’s a material shortage when it…

  • Pet Food

    Pet owners on the prowl for cat food amid supply chain issues

    LELAND, N.C. (WECT) – Many pet owners have noticed a new shortage lately, causing families to dig deeper into their pockets or venture out of their pets’ comfort zone. “Well, I gotta burn a bunch of gas or get on my cell phone and start calling around — ’Do you have this’ or ‘Do you have that?’” said Leland cat owner ALex Fulcher. “You know, it’s just kind of aggravating not being able to find it. I’ll probably go to three or four different stores.” Canned wet pet food seems to be hard to find lately, especially for cat owners. Some stores are better than others when it comes to…