Today, pets and fur parents take center stage The Royal Canin educational and fun event, promoting responsible pet ownership in the Philippines. The event, held at Somerset Millennium Makati, Manila, aims to equip many Filipinos with valuable information and resources to create a healthy and happy environment for their beloved furry companions.
Over the years, pet ownership in the Philippines has seen a significant increase. In 2018, market researcher Rakuten Insight reports that the country boasts the highest pet ownership rate in Asia at an impressive 83%. Three years later, another Rakuten survey revealed that the Philippines holds the highest dog ownership rate in Asia at 67% and a cat ownership rate of 43%. These statistics highlight the growing love and care Filipinos have for their furry friends, making events like the Royal Canin gathering even more meaningful in promoting responsible and nurturing ownership. the pet.
“Receiving the joy of pet ownership is exciting, but it’s our responsibility as fur parents to make sure our pets receive the best care,” he said. Gerard Poa, Country President of Royal Canin Philippines. “We have observed that some pet owners inadvertently ignore the needs of their pets and fail to provide proper care. As leaders in Health Through Nutrition for cats and dogs, Royal Canin is committed to educating Filipinos about responsible pet ownership, in line with our mission to create A Better World for Pets.”
The event provides an interactive platform that covers a wide range of important topics, including understanding health through proper nutrition for cats and dogs, navigating the different stages of a pet’s life, from birth to adulthood, and an analysis of the science behind Royal Canin’s famous animal care products. The importance of regular veterinary check-ups was also emphasized in the educational sessions. Royal Canin’s dedicated experts are on hand to share their valuable insights and answer attendees’ questions.
The event received added glamor with the presence of celebrity pet parents, such as Troy Montero, Aubrey Miles, Gretchen Fullido, Alora Difficult, and many others, who graced the occasion with their adorable pets, further encouraging responsible and loving pet ownership to all attendees.
“I have always been a pet lover, but this event opened my eyes to many aspects of responsible pet ownership that I had previously overlooked. I feel more confident now in providing the best care for my pet,” shared one of the celebrity influencers who participated in the event.
Royal Canin remains committed to promoting responsible pet ownership through various initiatives. Their Start of Life program focuses on supporting pet owners during important stages in their pets’ lives. Kittens and puppies go through many stages that can have a big impact on their well-being later in life. As part of this initiative, Royal Canin Philippines has been conducting Start of Life (SOL) activations with trade partners since January. These activations are taking place across the country and will continue until August 2023, with the aim of educating business partners and pet owners about Responsible Pet Ownership and the importance of establishing a league -on health foundation for puppies and kittens.
In addition, their Take Your Pet to the Vet initiative has successfully provided thousands of free check-ups and care kits to pet owners through their Royal Canin Club loyalty mobile application. With pet medicalization currently at only 27% in the Philippines, this campaign emphasizes the importance of proactive healthcare and encourages pet owners to visit veterinarians regularly to ensure overall the welfare of their beloved pets.
In addition to their responsible pet ownership initiatives, Royal Canin’s commitment to tailored nutrition for cats and dogs is based on scientific research. Their products are formulated to meet the specific nutritional needs of different breeds, sizes, and life stages. By developing proper nutrition for pets, Royal Canin aims not only to provide the market with quality products but also to educate pet owners on the importance of customizing food in each pet to support its individual health and development. Through these comprehensive efforts, Royal Canin continues to be a leading advocate for responsible pet ownership and pet welfare in the Philippines.
“At Royal Canin, we firmly believe in that Pets Make Our World Better, and instead, we commit to creating A Better World for Pets. Our mission is to provide every cat and dog with the best possible nutrition, and we achieve this by combining our expertise in tailored nutrition with educational and engagement initiatives. Our goal is to empower more Filipino pet parents with the knowledge and resources they need to make smart decisions for the well-being of their pets,” shared Mr. Poo.
For more educational content and information on Royal Canin products, visit their website and official Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts. Stay connected with Royal Canin to learn important insights and resources for the best care of your beloved pets.