Spain Pet Food Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

Spain Pet Food Market is segmented By Animal Type (Dogs, Cats, and Other Animal Types), By Product Type (Dry Pet Food, Wet Pet Food, Veterinary Diets, Treats & Snacks, and Others Products), By Distribution Channel (Specialized Pet Shops, Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Online Channel, and Other Channels),

Market Snapshot

Market Snapshot
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 5.3 %

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Market Overview

The Spain pet food market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period. Humanisation of pets and a significant rise in the number of pet owners are some of the major drivers of the pet food market in Spain. Dog food and cat food segments constitute the major share of Spain pet food market due to their domination in presence and popularity among all the pets in Spain. The demand for natural and organic pet food has been found to be increasing since the last few years and anticipated to continue further in the coming days as the pet owners are becoming very conscious about their pet's health.

Scope of the report

Pet food is the most important segment of the Spain pet industry and holds major revenue share among all the pet industry segments. The report presents a comprehensive overview of the Spain pet food market. It includes the factors that are driving the market, market size and competitive analysis along with the future outlook. The market is segmented based on the product type, animal type, and sales channel.

Animal Type
Other Animals
Product Type
Dry Pet Food
Wet Pet Food
Veterinary Diets
Treats and Snacks
Other Products
Distribution Channel
Specialised Pet Shops
Online Channels
Other Channels

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Number of Pets Drives the Market

The number of pet owners in Spain has been continuously increasing, fueling the Spain pet food market. The country has more pets than children aged under 15 years. The number of registered dogs, cats, and rabbits in Spain has increased by 40 percent in the past five years. The main reason for such an increase is the social factor and therapeutic effect the animals have on humans. The number of old aged people has been increasing in Spain who lives alone. These old aged people are adopting a pet to overcome their loneliness, boosting the number of pets in the country.

Spain Pet Food Market: Number of Pet Dogs, Spain, 2014 - 2017

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Dog Food Segment Dominates the Market

Dog food is the leading pet segment in the country as dogs are the most popular pets in Spain, Rise in the number of pet dogs and the dog owners is the main reason for the domination of this segment. There are 6.2 million dogs in 2016, which is almost 1 million more than the previous year. According to the European pet food industry federation, 24% of total households in Spain has a dog as their pets in 2018. The dog food market in Spain is completely moving towards premium food, and treats, which are natural and healthy.

Spain Pet Food Market, Types of Pets, By Percentage, Spain, 2019

Competitive Landscape

Spain Pet food market is consolidated with few players holding a major share. Leading companies in the Spain pet food market are BYNSA, Affinity Petcare SA, DibaqMascotas, and Mercadona. These companies are mainly focusing on small size pets and are aimed at broadening their premium foods for small-sized pets. Acquisitions, mergers, and partnerships are a few strategies employed by the key players to ensure safety in this developing market.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Animal Type

      1. 5.1.1 Dog

      2. 5.1.2 Cat

      3. 5.1.3 Other Animals

    2. 5.2 Product Type

      1. 5.2.1 Dry Pet Food

      2. 5.2.2 Wet Pet Food

      3. 5.2.3 Veterinary Diets

      4. 5.2.4 Treats and Snacks

      5. 5.2.5 Other Products

    3. 5.3 Distribution Channel

      1. 5.3.1 Specialised Pet Shops

      2. 5.3.2 Supermarkets

      3. 5.3.3 Online Channels

      4. 5.3.4 Other Channels


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Mars, Incorporated and its Affiliates.

      2. 6.3.2 Nestle S.A

      3. 6.3.3 Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.

      4. 6.3.4 Affinity Petcare S.A

      5. 6.3.5 Saturn Petcare GmbH

      6. 6.3.6 Uni-Charm Corp

      7. 6.3.7 Debifu Pet Products Co. Ltd

      8. 6.3.8 Yamahisa Pet Care

      9. 6.3.9 Ainsworth Pet Nutrition

      10. 6.3.10 Merrick Pet Care

      11. 6.3.11 Blue Buffalo

      12. 6.3.12 Diamond Pet Foods


  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Spain Pet Food Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Spain Pet Food Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.3% over the next 5 years.

Mars, Incorporated and its Affiliates., Nestle S.A, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. , Affinity Petcare S.A, Saturn Petcare GmbH are the major companies operating in Spain Pet Food Market.

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