Most communities do not have data on the number of households that own dogs,
cats, ... In 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey estimated
that there ... For dogs and cats you may replace the national percentage with the
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
Dec 21, 2006 ... Americans are much more likely to describe themselves as "dog people" ... Forty-
four percent of Americans own a dog and 29% own a cat. ... 17% own both, 3%
own pets other than cats or dogs, and 40% do not own any pets.
Feb 21, 2013 ... Dogs and cats are still the most popular species, owned by 46.7 percent and 37.3
percent of the U.S. population, respectively. ... The same can be said for bird
ownership, which dipped in 2008 and 2010 to five percent, but is ...
... 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.
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.
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 ...
Apr 13, 2015 ... Do Americans really care more about pets that people? ... Harris poll, 90 percent
of pet owners think of their dogs and cats as members of the family. ..... To each
their own - there's been a few dogs here or there that I've been ...
May 27, 2014 ... Dog lovers and cat lovers have distinct personalities, with the former ... Nearly
half of all pet owners own more than one pet. Credit: Kristian Sekulic/Dreamstime
.com. SAN FRANCISCO — "Dog people" and "cat people" really do have ...
people said they were dog lovers than cat lovers: About 60 percent ...
Jul 16, 2015 ... Americans with kids in the household are more likely to have at least one pet
than ... In addition to the aforementioned growing percentages of pet owners ...
Cat owners are more likely than dog owners to let their pets sleep on the bed (81
% vs. .... “Do you consider your pet(s) to be a member of your family?