Pet food is an animal food in the form of whole food, snacks, dry food and wet food for consumption by pets. The pet food market includes sales of goods and services by entities associated with manufacturing cat and dog food and other animal food from ingredients such as grains, oilseed, mill products and meat products.

In addition, the industry comprises the establishments that produce dog food, cat food, and another animal food. Furthermore, pet foods are specialty foods made according to the nutritional requirements and regulations of domesticated animals that can be either prepared from plant or animal-based food materials.