What will the hottest pet trends be in 2019? The Michelson Found Animals Foundation surveyed 1,000 dog and cat owners and compiled a list of pet trends to watch in the coming year. Here are the highlights:
Pet-related technology will play a greater role in the daily lives of our pets. What are the most popular pet tech items?
- Pet health and nutrition apps
- Pet servicing apps (pet sitting, dog walking, etc.)
- Pet monitoring cameras
- Smart pet toys
Alternative therapies for pets are on the rise. What types of treatments are our pets receiving?
- CBD oil (aka cannabidiol oil, a non-intoxicating compound of the cannabis plant)
Pet food trends will continue to mirror human food trends. Here’s what we’re feeding our pets:
- Special diets for health and fitness
- Organic pet food
- Protein-rich diets
- Pet food subscription services