The new decade has started off with a bang; not in a good way, unfortunately. As if the bushfires in Australia weren’t enough, there’s another misery on us – the Coronavirus outbreak. It has already started to spread across multiple countries and worse, it’s claiming the lives of many. Below is everything you pet parents need to know about this global crisis and how you can keep yourselves and your pets safe during such tumultuous times.
Family pets are usually well loved, but as they age, it may not be understood that they aren’t like us humans. Which means that after only a decade or so, they need even more care than they did as pups and kittens. Here are some pointers to keep in mind as your beloved family pets begin aging more rapidly than you might think.
Whether it’s because the Internet gives us all the ability to share and see information at lightning speed, or whether animal abuse is just a fact of life, it seems society has experienced an increase of abuse against what is normally considered a cherished pet: the family dog.
According to a report issued by The Humane Society, of the more than 1,200 reported cases of animal cruelty in 2017 (the most recent year statistics are available) over 70% of those acts were committed against dogs. Cats came in a distant second, with just over 20%. A quick check on the web reveals these horrifying (and increasingly more common) stories of sickening abuse of dogs by owners, veterinarians, shelter employees and others:
Global Pet Care Market is expecting an excellent growth over the forecast period. The growth of the market is likely to be driven by the increasing disposable income in middle income groups, increasing power of e-commerce, increase in pet population, and rising trend of bringing pets to home. The escalating preference for prime healthcare and food products for pets by their owners is also fueling up the market to a great extent. In the last few years, a great advancement in technology in pet care has attracted a great deal of attention.
The pet wearable industry has revealed hefty expansion owing to the increasing awareness among the pet owners about pet comfort. Moreover, increasing attachment of pet owners with their pets for companionship, entertainment, fitness and mental wellbeing has resulted in more spending by them on their companion than earlier which is anticipated to further boost the market growth.
The global veterinary lasers market is predicted to take a leap from $123.2 million (2017) to a value worth $336.5 million by the end of 2028, according to the latest market research report published on the global market for veterinary lasers by Future Market Insights.