If just one of every five Americans wanting to add a cat or dog to their family in the
next ... Most of the information is based on estimates derived from surveys, and
the ... animal statistics, providing facts and enabling insights that will save lives. ...
cats and dogs adopted from shelters each year: 4 million; Percentage of cats ...
Of the cats entering shelters, approximately 37% are adopted, 41% are
euthanized, and less ... the most common reasons why people relinquish or give
away their dogs is because their place of residence does not allow pets (29%),
not enough time, ... Owned cats and dogs generally live longer, healthier lives
States that own the fewest dogs and cats are also named. ... States with the most
dog owners (percentage of households that owned a dog): States with the ...
Nov 12, 2012 ... The age group most likely to own a dog is 18-24 year olds at 58%. ... Pet stores
continue to make up a very small percentage of pet ... These people tend to want
to do best for the animal, and yet often, themselves, lack the resources to best
care for them. ... Most cat owners don't really choose a cat by breed.
... U.S. More people own dogs dogs than cats, but the number of cats is higher ...
Sadly, just 21 percent of dogs and 21 percent of cats were adopted from shelters.
... countries, pets don't enjoy the same popularity there as they do in the West.
May 14, 2013 ... The reason is that cat people like higher numbers with 52% owning more than
one ... Twenty-six percent of dogs are purchased from breeders. ... reports that
they will last at least 25 years after being implanted in a dog or cat.
Jan 7, 2010 ... Cats. Dogs. Those can be fighting words in some circles. ... that 74 percent of
people like dogs a lot, while only 41 percent like cats a lot. ... About 59 percent of
American households own pets, according to the poll. ... Dog people are more
adamant about their preference than cat people, the poll found.
U.S. households that own a pet (bird, cat, dog, horse, fish, reptile, small animal) –
62% ... Most popular type of dog – Mixed breed dog (53 percent of all U.S. dogs)
... A service animal is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform ...
Dogs will intrude on a person's ongoing activities if they are feeling lonely and
want ... In addition, dog people were 11 percent more conscientious than cat
people. ... To begin with, we find that people who own only cats tend to be
Feb 17, 2016 ... Dogs are the most common pet, with 39% of households owning a dog. ... to be
3.3 million pet cats in Australia; 15 cats for every 100 people. ... Of the Australians
who do not currently own a pet, 53% would like to do so in the ...