Statistics:

The global animal healthcare market is estimated to account for US$ 61,168.3 Mn in terms of value by the end of 2027

Global Animal Healthcare Market: Drivers

Increasing number of pet and companion animals is expected to boost growth of the global animal healthcare market over the forecast period. For instance, according to 2017-2018 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook of American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), 38.4% of household in the U.S. owned dogs compared to 36.5% in 2012.

Global Animal Healthcare Market: Restraints

The recent pandemic of COVID- 19, which is reportedly linked to a large seafood and animal market is expected to lead to low consumption of meat, thereby hindering growth of the global animal healthcare market. For instance, as of March 31, 2020, COVID-19 led to 786, 063 cases and 37, 826 deaths, according to Worldometer. 

Key Takeaways:

Production Animal market segment was valued at US$ 26,374.5 Mn in 2019 and is forecast to reach a value of US$ 39,159.9 Mn by 2027 at a CAGR of 5.1% between 2019 and 2027. The growth of the segment is attributed to increasing consumption of meat, milk and other animal byproducts during the forecast period.

Feed additives segment held dominant position in the global animal healthcare market in 2019, accounting for 49.2% share in terms of value, followed by pharmaceuticals, respectively. Increasing demand for protein from animal source, along with increasing strategic collaboration for development of nutritionals products for animals is anticipated to drive the feed additive segment during the forecast period

Market Trends

Increasing veterinary expenditure per animal in the U.S. is expected to aid in growth of the market. For instance, according to 2017-2018 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook of American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), the veterinary expenditure per animal in the U.S. was US$ 227 in 2012, which increased to US$ 253 in 2017-2018.

Increasing demand for specialty and exotic animals as pets is also expected to aid in growth of the market. For instance, according to 2017-2018 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook of American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), the number of rabbits per 1,000 households in the U.S increased from 1,408 in 2012 to 1, 534 in 2017-2018.

Regulations

China

  • Since 2011, the use of beta-agonists such as ractopamine, clenbuterol and salbutamol (growth promoters in swine) is banned in China
    • Smithfield Foods – the world’s largest pork producer – since its acquisition in 2013 by Shuanghui International Holdings – a China-based company – is focused towards ractopamine-free production of pork
  • China is the largest consumer of antibiotics in animal feed. The country lacks proper regulations and guidelines regarding the usage of antibiotics in the animal healthcare market.
  • The country has imposed restrictions on the import of zilpaterol-fed beef due to concerns about side effects related to it

Global Animal Healthcare Market: Competitive Landscape

Major players operating in the global animal healthcare market include, Bayer AG, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Cargill, Inc., Ceva Santé Animale, Eli Lilly and Company, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis AG, Nutreco N.V., Sanofi S.A., SeQuent Scientific Ltd., Virbac S.A., Vétoquinol S.A., and Zoetis Inc.

Global Animal Healthcare Market: Key Developments 

March 2020: Cadila Healthcare approved the transfer of its animal healthcare business on a going concern basis to its wholly-owned arm Zydus Animal Health and Investments Ltd (ZAHL) as part of its internal restructuring exercise

2018: Boehringer Ingelheim launched LastMile program in partnership with Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) to respond to critical challenges in animal health of sub-Saharan Africa region

Segmentation

Scope of the report

  • Animal Healthcare Market, By Animal Type:
    • Production Animal
    • Companion Animal
  • Animal Healthcare Market, By Product Type
    • Feed additives
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Vaccines
  • Animal Healthcare Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Animal Type:
        • Production Animal
        • Companion Animal
      • By Product Type
        • Feed additives
        • Pharmaceuticals
        • Vaccines
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Latin America
      • By Animal Type:
        • Production Animal
        • Companion Animal
      • By Product Type
        • Feed additives
        • Pharmaceuticals
        • Vaccines
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Europe
      • By Animal Type:
        • Production Animal
        • Companion Animal
      • By Product Type
        • Feed additives
        • Pharmaceuticals
        • Vaccines
      • By Country:
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Animal Type:
        • Production Animal
        • Companion Animal
      • By Product Type
        • Feed additives
        • Pharmaceuticals
        • Vaccines
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East
      • By Animal Type:
        • Production Animal
        • Companion Animal
      • By Product Type
        • Feed additives
        • Pharmaceuticals
        • Vaccines
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • By Animal Type:
        • Production Animal
        • Companion Animal
      • By Product Type
        • Feed additives
        • Pharmaceuticals
        • Vaccines
      • By Country:
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
  • Company Profiles
    • Bayer AG *
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Overview
      • Strategies
    • Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH
    • Cargill, Inc.
    • Ceva Santé Animale
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Koninklijke DSM N.V.
    • Merck & Co., Inc.
    • Novartis AG
    • Nutreco N.V.
    • Sanofi S.A.
    • SeQuent Scientific Ltd.
    • Virbac S.A.
    • Vétoquinol S.A.
    • Zoetis Inc.
  • “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.
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