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Pet food functionality and safety

Functionality or Safety: Two Asian pet markets?

The continuing trend in Asia towards pet humanisation, where pets are adored and regarded as companions, friends and members of the family, is driving interest in foods that can help to prevent lifestyle illnesses and diseases.

Pet Nose Print

Pet Nose print Recognition to replace microchips?

Pet Kingdom and the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology released the nose print recognition technology at Pet Fair Asia. At the same time, it signed a cooperation agreement with Ping An Property & Casualty to apply this technology to pet insurance, the first commercial application of this pet nose print recognition technology.

OxC-beta in pet food

[Taiwan] Fwusow to develop new dog food with OxC-beta

Fwusow Industry Co. Ltd., a major pet food manufacturer in Taiwan, plans to develop and launch a new line of dog food that will integrate OxC-beta, a proprietary supplement product from Avivagen, a life sciences corporation from Ottawa, Canada.

Cat Shelter in China

Baidu’s AI Cat Shelter

The hi-tech shelter provides food and warmth while scanning its feline guests for disease Amid all the headlines about dystopian doomsday scenarios and mass surveillance

Soy-Based Pet Food

Soy-based dog food for China market

Doggyman Hayashi Co. Ltd., a major pet food manufacturer from Osaka, Japan, has developed a new, semi-wet, soybean-based dog food for its local and Chinese markets.

Pet wheelchairs and mobility aids

Pet Wheelchair and mobility aids

Today, just under 100 million Chinese households have a pet, up 44% since 2014. Owners are increasingly willing to spend large sums to give their animals a more comfortable life: The market for pet travel products — which includes carriers and mobility solutions — increased by 40% in the past year.

China’s pet care market continues to expand rapidly. Since 2012, the growth in terms of volume, network size and products available in the country has been accelerating year after year.

But professionals from all over the world who have works with China know that entering this large and promising market is an adventure fraught with pitfalls.

If you want to be successful in chinese pet market, it is recommended to develop a good understanding of its characteristic and keep control over your brand image, no matter if you plan to rely on a general agent or work with multiples partners.

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