Consumers splashed out on online shopping, takeaways, home improvements and streaming subscriptions in 2021, as ongoing Covid restrictions limited where people could spend their money.
Add to this the growing availability of pet supplies online (the sector saw 11.3% percent growth for online sales in 2019 alone) plus the opportunity to connect with veterinarians and other professionals remotely via telehealth and other online options; the industry was well-positioned to take advantage of the COVID-19-induced circumstances.
But a new study of 2,000 people has revealed that half of UK adults are worried about leaving their furry friends when they return to the office.As for concerns around leaving pets behind, young people in particular were worried the impact returning to work would have on their furry friends.
In the book, I list numerous ways to save on pet spending while maintaining a high level of quality and care. Too often, vets have to work with a pet parent's limited budget, meaning they might not be able to follow the ideal medical protocol.
Getting a dog nails polished is apparently a thing.Source:SuppliedDeputy General Manager for Small Business Nicole McCormack says pet shops have been getting creative.They’ve been offering new services, conveniences and products — all aimed at pampering pets.“Australian pet spending continues to rise and as a result we’re seeing more entrepreneurs launch niche small businesses to cater for the growing demand.