• Industry: Animal Healthcare
  • Study Type: Hypertension is more common in older cats, especially overweight and obese cats
  • Client: A Leading Market Research Company

Background & Key Objectives

  • To determine the cause of secondary hypertension that accounts for a significant proportion of hypertension in cats
  • Identify the treatment landscape
  • Recent changes in the prescription and management practices

Methodology & Approach

  • We conducted quantitative interviews in Belgium, Netherlands and USA with 100 interviews in from each market. The length of the interview was approximately 25 minutes. with few open ended questions
  • Target respondents – Companion animal vets
  • The study tapped into the following areas through different sections:
    1. Understanding the initial symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities (thyroid, chronic kidney disease, etc.) associated with feline hypertension
    2. Existing line of treatment, tailored dosage of all available drugs
    3. Patient charts
    4. Full assistance had been provided during questionnaire translation, localization, survey programming and Sampling.
  • We deployed a specialist team which comprised of experienced interviewers

Our Solution

  • Our assistance enabled the client to understand the current practices, unmet needs, real time insights into the treatment
  • Insights that are likely to support the development of an alternative therapeutic that has rapid onset of action, is cost effective and lower side effects.