GCC Dog Food Market by Product Type (Dry Food, Wet and Canned Food, Snacks and Treats) by Ingredient (Animal Derivatives, Plant Derivatives, Cereal Derivatives and Others) by Distribution Channel (Convenience Stores, Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Online Stores and Others): Industry Analysis, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2023-2028

GCC Dog Food Market Overview:

The GCC dog food market was worth US$ XX Billion in 2022, expanding at a CAGR of X% during 2017-2022. Looking forward, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around X% during 2023-2028, reaching a value of US$ XX Billion by 2028. Dog food is a formulated food commercially manufactured for dogs that consist of essential nutrients, such as vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, and minerals. It is commonly available in dry, canned, wet, snack, and treats forms. It helps maintain a balanced weight, healthier skin and fur, energy levels, immunity and digestion, and an adequate supply of nutrients in the dog's diet. It also assists in preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs), skin rashes, and joint and hip stiffness in dogs. Nowadays, there has been an escalating demand for dog food across the GCC region due to a significant increase in pet ownership and the rising trend of pet humanization.

The market is primarily driven by the increasing adoption of dogs as companion pets in households across the GCC countries due to the rising disposable incomes of individuals, significant rise in the expatriate population and the growing number of nuclear families. Along with this, various product inventions, such as the introduction of gluten-free, organic, and premium-quality dog food products that are manufactured using organic ingredients, are also escalating the product demand. These products contain superior-quality ingredients and are free from pesticides, artificial flavorings, preservatives, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). These products also comprise natural prebiotics, which assist in digestion and avert skin diseases and allergic reactions in dogs. Besides this, the market is further propelled by the growing popularity of dry and wet canned food among urban consumers as it contains proteins, fats, and a few carbohydrates and can be easily stored. Other factors, including the expanding dog food industry, the rising consumer awareness among pet parents regarding the beneficial impact of dog food, the emerging trend of pet humanization, and the increasing number of hotels in countries like Dubai and Abu Dhabi offering assorted treats and special customized menu for pets are also creating a positive market outlook across the region.

Beginning with a regional overview, the report explores the dynamics that have a strong influence on the GCC dog food market and can also impact its future growth. Taking 2022 as the base year, the report covers historical market scenario from 2017-2022 and provides forecasts till 2028. This includes the study of value and volume trends and pricing history. Growth inducing factors, market restraints and recent developments have also been analysed in the report in order to provide a deeper knowledge about the industry. On a regional basis, the report examines the GCC dog food market in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. For each of these regions, the report studies the GCC dog food market in detail for latest trends, outlook and opportunities.

The report analyses the competitive structure of the GCC dog food market industry and provides the profiles of major players operating in the market. The price margins for the products along with the various success and risk factors for manufacturers have also been covered in the report. Moreover, in order to determine market attractiveness, the report analyses the GCC dog food market industry along the parameters of the Porter’s Five Forces model. This model examines the degree of competition in the GCC dog food  market industry by analysing the threat posed by new entrants and substitutes, and the bargaining power of suppliers and buyers. SWOT analysis of the market has also been presented in the report which highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats pertaining to the GCC dog food market industry. Furthermore, the value chain analysis of the GCC dog food market industry has also been covered in the report. This comprises of all the activities in the value chain, such as the procurement of various raw materials, manufacturing, sales and distribution. 

GCC Dog Food Market Segment Insights:

The GCC dog food market has been analysed as followed:

By Product Type:

  • Dry Food
  • Wet and Canned Food
  • Snacks and Treats

By Ingredient:

  • Animal Derivatives
  • Plant Derivatives
  • Cereal Derivatives
  • Others

By Distribution Channel:

  • Convenience Stores
  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
  • Online Stores
  • Other

By Country:

  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Bahrain

Country-wise, the market has been segmented into Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. Amongst these, Saudi Arabia represents the largest market, accounting for majority of the GCC region.

Competative Landscape: 

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players.

Highlights of the GCC Dog Food Market Report:

  • Historical and current scenario
  • Trends and developments
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • Market forecast
  • Price analysis and forecast
  • Porter’s five forces analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Value chain analysis


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