Pet food: U.S. pet owners opinions on health benefits of dry vs. wet foods 2017

The statistic shows the share of cat and dog owners that agree that dry pet foods are healthier than wet/canned foods in the United States as of March 2017. U.S. pet owners were asked about their level of agreement to the following statement: "Dry pet foods tend to have healthier formulations than wet/canned pet food." Approximately 14 percent of dog owners surveyed disagreed with the statement, compared with 20 percent of cat owners.

Share of cat and dog owners that agree that dry pet foods are healthier than wet/canned foods in the United States as of March 2017

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Sources

Release date

June 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February to March 2017

Special properties

Dog and cat owners

Supplementary notes

The original statement ran as follows: "Dry pet foods tend to have healthier formulations than wet/canned pet food".
The source does not provide any information regarding the number of conducted interviews, the age group, or the type of survey.
Percentage points not equal to 100 percent are probably due to rounding.

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