Regulations & compliance

Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

A recent survey revealed a gap between pet parents' understanding of how to increase their pets' longevity and their actual approach.

Trends & Insights
14 Jun 2024
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
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
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
Where are the most pet-friendly rentals in the US?

Where are the most pet-friendly rentals in the US?

New research unveils the state of play when it comes to renting an apartment with furry friends.

Trends & Insights
5 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
Pet inflation: How Canadians feel about rising costs

Pet inflation: How Canadians feel about rising costs

A recent survey suggests that pet parents in the country are paying this year up to 200% more for pet food. GlobalPETS dives into the data.

Trends & Insights
29 May 2024
What we know about Purina’s new investment in Mexico

What we know about Purina’s new investment in Mexico

Nestlé will inject more than $200 million to expand the capacity of its pet food production in the country.

Pet Food
28 May 2024
Brazilian pet industry hits $13.8 billion in 2023

Brazilian pet industry hits $13.8 billion in 2023

Pet food accounts for over half of the industry’s business, while the pet care and vet sectors increased turnover.

Global Pet Industry
28 May 2024
US government grants $2.8 million to enhance pet food exports

US government grants $2.8 million to enhance pet food exports

The scheme is aimed at expanding the footprint of pet players in high-potential regions.

News
27 May 2024
Bill to centralize regulation of pet food products in the US is stuck in Congress

Bill to centralize regulation of pet food products in the US is stuck in Congress

The sponsors of the PURR Act, which would regulate the marketing and labeling of pet products in the US at a federal level, want the proposal to be voted on by December.

Pet Food
24 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
Cost of living and lack of pet-friendly rentals: pet parents in Western Australia feel the pressure

Cost of living and lack of pet-friendly rentals: pet parents in Western Australia feel the pressure

New research sheds light on consumer spending and behavior. GlobalPETS takes a look.

Trends & Insights
22 May 2024
This is how pet parents in Hong Kong distribute their monthly budget

This is how pet parents in Hong Kong distribute their monthly budget

Food and veterinarian costs represent more than a third of the total expenditure, according to new research.

Trends & Insights
21 May 2024
Canada to update process to register imported pet supplements

Canada to update process to register imported pet supplements

The federal government aims to streamline the importation process and reduce the administrative burden on importers.

Global Pet Industry
21 May 2024
Are New Zealand’s new “pet bonds” the solution to the housing crisis?

Are New Zealand’s new “pet bonds” the solution to the housing crisis?

The national government aims to grant tenants with pets greater opportunities to find suitable housing.

News
17 May 2024
Industry responds to the need for voluntary copper claims in pet food

Industry responds to the need for voluntary copper claims in pet food

AAFCO sought opinion after the pet industry largely opposed any change in the current rules due to a lack of scientific evidence.

Pet Food
15 May 2024
New labeling statement on pet medicines becomes mandatory in the US

New labeling statement on pet medicines becomes mandatory in the US

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to make identifying approved products easier.

Global Pet Industry
6 May 2024
4 out of 10 British owners are in favor of work leave to take care of their sick dogs

4 out of 10 British owners are in favor of work leave to take care of their sick dogs

A recent survey shows wide support for pet parents to enjoy the same rights as employees with children.

Trends & Insights
3 May 2024
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