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  5. > North America Pet Food Market: By Pet (Dog, Cat, Bird, Fish); By Food Type (Dry Food, Wet Food, Snacks & Treats); By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Veterinarians, Online Retailers) - Forecast (2015 -2020).

Pet food is specially produced food from plants and animal extracts that provides essential nutrition to the pets. Rising pet owners preference to healthy and organic foods bundled with innovations in functionality are the key factors that have positively affected the pet foods industry. Customers’ interest in natural formulations has encouraged companies to further expand their product mix by launching products with natural ingredients. Brands with formulas free of artificial colors and flavors are positively perceived in the market. Customers increasingly consider their pets to be members of the family and are willing to pay for higher-priced pet food.

Pet owners in North America give more importance to quality over quantity and price. Pet food sales in U.S. are estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8% during 2015-2020 owing to increasing adoption of pets. Furthermore, rising pet humanization and awareness on pet food with high nutritional benefits has affected the buying decisions of consumers. Additionally, rising obesity in pets with high fat content food and rising cases of allergic reactions are restraining the growth of the North America Pet Food Market.

North America Pet food market is categorized by pet, by food type and by distribution channel and by countries in this report. The report covers market analysis of Pet food based on different pets such as Dog, Cat, Bird and Fish. On the basis of food type it is categorized as dry food, wet food, snacks & treats. The report provides detailed analysis on distribution landscape and potential of various distribution channels regarding pet food market. Country specific trends and growth prospects are covered in this report. Key players in the North America Pet Food Market are Mars Inc., Nestlé Purina PetCare Company and P & G Petcare.

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North America Pet Food Market: By Pet (Dog, Cat, Bird, Fish); By Food Type (Dry Food, Wet Food, Snacks and Treats); By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Veterinarians, Online Retailers) - Forecast (2015 -2020).
1. North America: Macroeconomic Snapshot

2. North America Pet Food Market Overview

2.1. Scope of the Study

2.2. Definitions

3. Executive Summary

4. North America Pet Food : Market Landscape

4.1. Market Share Analysis

4.1.1. U.S. Mars Petcare Inc. is leading the pet food industry with its strong brand presence

4.1.2. Canada Small-scale pet food producers have seen increased market share in the natural or organic segments

4.1.3. Mexico Nestle and Mars are the dominating players with the major share in Pet Food Market

4.2. Competitive Developments

4.2.1. MandA's - the key growth strategy

4.2.2. Competition is intensified with the entry of global food giants into the market

4.3. Consumer Insights

4.3.1. Increasing concern for pet health and wellness is stimulating the demand for quality functional food

4.3.2. Consumers are ready to spend more money for value added products in terms of nutritional value

5. North America Pet Food Market- By Pet

5.1. Dog

5.1.1. The demand and awareness on natural dog foods and products with no additives is in rise

5.2. Cat

5.3. Bird Food

5.4. Fish Food

5.5. Others

6. North America Pet Food Market- By Food Type

6.1. Dry Food

6.2. Wet Food

6.3. Snacks/Treats

6.3.1. Treats are the fastest growing segment in Pet Food

7. North America Pet Food Market - By Distribution Channel

7.1. Supermarkets/Hypermarkets

7.2. Convenience stores

7.3. Veterinarians

7.4. Online Retailers

7.4.1. Consumers are getting accustomed to online buying

7.5. Others

8. North America Pet Food Market - By Country

8.1. U.S.

8.1.1. Rising demand for pet food that address specific nutritional requirements

8.2. Canada

8.2.1. Functional pet foods segment has been witnessing brisk growth

8.3. Mexico

8.3.1. Increased tax on pet foods will impact the market revenues

9. North America Pet Food Market-Company Profiles

9.1. Mars Inc.

9.2. Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd.

9.3. Nestle Purina PetCare Company

9.4. Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.

9.5. Big Heart Pet Brands

9.6. PandG Pet Care

9.7. Diamond Pet Foods Inc.

9.8. American Nutrition, Inc.

9.9. Merrick Pet Care, Inc.

9.10. Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, Inc.

"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"

10. Appendix

10.1. List of Abbreviations

10.2. Sources

10.3. Research Methodology

10.4. Expert Insights

10.5. Disclaimer

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