How People Spend Money on Their Pets

My Little Man

I think you’ll  find this article interesting about where our pets fit into today’s economy… and our budgets.

72.9 million American households own a pet, and they will spend $52,870,000,000 caring for them. For more fun facts and cool graphs read The Economics of Pet Ownership.

amy elizabeth, TBN Ranch


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amy elizabeth, writer, author, antique dealer. Lives in the northeastern reaches of the Sonoran Desert on a small hobby farm.
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10 Responses to How People Spend Money on Their Pets

  1. Chancy and Mumsy says:

    Oh, but they are worth every penny! Hugs

  2. Kate Kresse says:

    fascinating and eye opening Amy! we have two kitties and a dog. the kitties ignore the cat bed and prefer a box that Costco packed my produce in!

  3. Jo Bryant says:

    that’s why I have a mortgage…hehe

  4. If I stopped feeding my bunnies, stopped buying them their doofy toys and stopped taking them to the vet…The entire Country’s economy would collapse!

  5. Shary Hover says:

    But I have never tasted my dog’s food.

  6. Shary Hover says:

    I definitely spend a lot of money on my dog. Classes, food, supplies, veterinary care, toys, toys, toys. 🙂

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