Most pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family, with a large amount conscious of their pet’s health. However, with so much information available and several methods to shop, pet owners can find it challenging to know the best place to purchase food for their pets. With this in mind, this article will focus on pet shops and how they benefit pet owners, the changes in consumer shopping habits, and how independent pet shops help local communities and the economy.
There are a total of 3000 pet shops in the UK. With a further 60,000 in Europe, each with their own unique specialities. Pet shops contribute a large amount to the value of the UK pet food market, which is now worth a total of £3.2 billion according to the PFMA.
Independent pet stores provide pet owners with many opportunities and benefits. Many of these benefits you can’t experience with online pet retailers. This section of the article will look at the benefits of pet stores and why pet owners should shop there for their beloved fur babies.
Article written by Matthew Aiken