Annual household expenditure on pet expenses in Canada 2010-2017

According to an annual spending survey, the average household in Canada spent 631 Canadian dollars on pet expenses in 2017. Although pet expenditure has fluctuated in past years, hitting a high of 650 Canadian dollars in 2016, spending has witnessed a long-term increase since 2010. Pet expenses can include money spent on pet food, travel accessories, toys, clean-up products and veterinary care.

Sales figures

In 2018 there were around 8.3 million cats and 8.2 million dogs living in Canadian households, thus creating a large market for pet products. Monthly sales of pets, pet food, supplies and accessories at large retailers in Canada amounted to around 183.16 million Canadian dollars in April 2019, slightly less than the 2018 monthly average of 186.02 million Canadian dollars.

Preferred purchase channel

According to a recent survey, over 92 percent of Canadian respondents stated that they mostly purchase pet food in brick-and-mortar stores, despite the rise of E-commerce in Canada.

Average annual household expenditure on pet expenses in Canada from 2010 to 2017

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Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2010 to 2017

Number of respondents

17,792 respondents

Special properties

Canadian households

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

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