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By the numbers: Fur-babies

10.13.11

Did you know:

In the U.S., about 63 percent of households have a pet.

Household pet ownership has risen by 2.1 percent.

Number of dogs in the U.S. that are household pets: 75 million

There are more than 5.2 million birds that are kept as pets in the U.S.

In the U.S., about 4 out of 10 pet owners have more than 1 pet.

Nearly 5 million to 7 million pet are brought into animal shelters in the U.S. every year.

(Source: Homes.com)

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