Table 4

Geographical variations in PET diets, as percentage of respondents in each region, based on an online pet owner questionnaire on pet feeding practices

Conventional inclusiveConventional exclusiveHomemade inclusiveHomemade exclusiveRaw inclusiveRaw exclusive
n%n%n%n%n%n%
Dogs
Global (n=2910)230179.138113.1184763.52057.0193266.42689.2
Australia (n=189)13269.8a 63.2a 11259.3a,b,c 3216.9a 16788.4a 3216.9a
Canada (n=355)26775.2a,b 6217.5b,c 20758.3b,c 226.2b,c 18552.1b 277.6b
New Zealand (n=130)10278.5a,b,c 2620.0c 7154.6c 32.3d 9170.0c 1612.3c
UK (n=609)45875.2a,b 7913.0b 39164.2a,b,d 294.8c 40266.0c 67 11c
USA (n=1295)107783.2c 19715.2b,c 83364.3a 977.5b 80862.4c 937.2b
Cats
Global (n=1542)139090.148831.670345.6563.681252.7946.1
Australia (n=124)10181.5a 1612.9a 5544.4a,b 129.7a 10483.9a 1915.3a
Canada (n=144)12586.8a,b 6243.1b 5437.5b 53.5b 4430.6b 106.9b
New Zealand (n=103)9794.2b 4543.7b 3534.0b 11.0b 5048.5b,c 54.9b
UK (n=335)30591.0b 10731.9c 18454.9c 103.0b 13740.9b 185.4b
USA (n=633)58091.6b 23336.8b,c 27743.8a,b 203.2b 31149.1c 294.6b
  • Columns without a common superscript letter differ significantly from each other at the 0.05 level based on chi-square analysis. Note that the categories 'raw' and 'homemade' can overlap if a diet is both raw and homemade.