Table 5

Geographical variations in pet food purchases, as percentage of pet owners in each region, based on an online pet owner questionnaire on pet feeding practices

Pet storeSupermarketOnlineVeterinarianDirect from manufacturer
n%n%n%n%n%
Global (n=3505)1845531085311061303459.850314
Australia (n=249)12952a 13353a 5221a 3815a 2811a
Canada (n=388)24663b 7620b 205.2b 7419a 379.5a
New Zealand (n=169)5432c 8047a 3420a 6941b 4225b
UK (n=820)34242d 31639c 33941c 192.3c 16720b
USA (n=1421)78255a 33924b 42730d 936.5c 1399.8a
  • 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.