Insights into the Asian Pet Industry


China's Pet-Sitting Services Booming After COVID Reopening

Pet-sitting services in China are thriving as COVID restrictions ease and families reunite for the Lunar New Year holiday. Rising pet ownership and a growing middle class drive demand for luxurious pet-sitting facilities.


Tainted Pet Food Prompts Police Warning in Tokyo Suburb

Dog food contaminated with foreign objects has been found scattered in a park near Tokyo, causing police to issue a warning to pet owners and locals. A local couple's dog suffered a seizure after reportedly eating the food, which has been found to contain objects of unknown nature.


Pet Care Industry in China to Exceed $60 Billion in 2023

The pet care market in China is rapidly gaining ground on the United States, the current largest market in the world. According to a white paper by iResearch, the industry in China is on track to surpass $60 billion in 2023, despite temporary setbacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Global Pet Market Overview 2022

In 2022, the global retail market for pet products is expected to reach 171.4 billion US dollars, with the retail sales of food, health products, and supplies growing at a slow rate during the pandemic.

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China Pet Retail Channels (2023)

As the pet industry in China continues to grow, pet owners are turning to digital platforms to make their purchases. According to research reports, 55% of pet-related sales in China are made online.

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