Europe

Cat microchipping becomes mandatory in the UK

Cat microchipping becomes mandatory in the UK

The government is to create a single point of access to collate all microchip records in one place.

Global Pet Industry
13 Jun 2024
Zesty Paws launches in Europe, targets Middle East and Asia

Zesty Paws launches in Europe, targets Middle East and Asia

The pet supplement brand is embracing a new omnichannel strategy to expand its footprint further this year.

Pet Care
12 Jun 2024
Majority of Brits are unaware of the ingredients in their pets’ food

Majority of Brits are unaware of the ingredients in their pets’ food

Pet owners in Northern Ireland and London show the highest level of awareness. GlobalPETS unveils the detailed findings of a new survey.

Trends & Insights
11 Jun 2024
United Petfood to start production in the US

United Petfood to start production in the US

The Belgian manufacturer has purchased a facility in Indiana to expand its footprint in North America.

Pet Food
10 Jun 2024
Monthly update: latest appointments in the pet industry

Monthly update: latest appointments in the pet industry

These are the companies that have hired new executives in the past weeks.

News
10 Jun 2024
France, Germany and UK make progress in animal welfare legislation

France, Germany and UK make progress in animal welfare legislation

New proposals tackle pet abuse, limiting online pet trading and making pet abduction a criminal offense.

Global Pet Industry
7 Jun 2024
The French pet industry increased turnover in 2023, with e-commerce booming

The French pet industry increased turnover in 2023, with e-commerce booming

The number of pets totaled 75.1 million nationwide, reaching pre-Covid levels.

Global Pet Industry
6 Jun 2024
Fressnapf goes paperless, stops distributing printed leaflets

Fressnapf goes paperless, stops distributing printed leaflets

Starting in July, the German pet retailer will communicate with its customers exclusively via digital means.

Retail, Online & DTC
5 Jun 2024
Butternut Box and PsiBufet add new production site in Poland

Butternut Box and PsiBufet add new production site in Poland

The British and Polish pet food manufacturers want to enhance their distribution capabilities in Europe.

Pet Food
4 Jun 2024
More cats, same number of dogs: pet ownership in Austria in 2024

More cats, same number of dogs: pet ownership in Austria in 2024

As many as 46% of households in the country have at least 1 pet. GlobalPETS shares the latest industry figures.

Global Pet Industry
3 Jun 2024
Enifer raises €36 million to introduce fungi-based solutions to the pet industry

Enifer raises €36 million to introduce fungi-based solutions to the pet industry

The Finnish biotech start-up highlights that this protein is essential for a more sustainable food chain.

News
3 Jun 2024
Will the UK impose maximum vet prescription fees?

Will the UK impose maximum vet prescription fees?

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation of the national vet market amid competition and price concerns.

Pet Care
30 May 2024
A loss-making business: CVS Group halts Dutch and Irish operations

A loss-making business: CVS Group halts Dutch and Irish operations

The British vet care provider wants to focus on its home market and Australia.

Pet Care
27 May 2024
Latest M&A activity in the veterinary and pharmaceutical sector

Latest M&A activity in the veterinary and pharmaceutical sector

GlobalPETS compiles the latest investments in the field, from veterinary laboratories to online pharmacies.

News
23 May 2024
€3 billion in pet food sales: a snapshot of the Italian industry in 2023

€3 billion in pet food sales: a snapshot of the Italian industry in 2023

The wet pet food segment accounted for more than half of the country’s pet industry’s business in a year impacted by inflation.

Global Pet Industry
23 May 2024
Mars to invest over €67 million in its pet business in France

Mars to invest over €67 million in its pet business in France

Which production plants will benefit from the capital injection to boost the multinational’s pet operations in the country?

News
22 May 2024
Rebranding: Fressnapf updates image as part of omnichannel approach

Rebranding: Fressnapf updates image as part of omnichannel approach

After 3 decades, the German pet retailer has changed its logo into a petmoji. GlobalPETS analyses the reasons behind this change.

Retail, Online & DTC
16 May 2024
The pet industry in France

The pet industry in France

An overview of the French pet market in 2024, including the most recent statistics and trends.

Trends & Insights
15 May 2024
Analysis: The state of the pet hospitality sector

Analysis: The state of the pet hospitality sector

From investments to mergers and acquisitions, the field is generating interest within the industry.

Trends & Insights
15 May 2024
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