U.S. Pet Industry Fun Facts

POPULARITY

  • 40% of H/H’s had a pet in 1960
  • 68% of H/H’s had a pet in 2021
  • Now a U.S. H/H is twice as likely to have a pet as to
    have a child under 18.

SPENDING – TOTAL PET $

  • In 1960 we spent $1.08B on Pets
  • In 2021 we spent $99.98B

GROWTH RATE SINCE 1960

  • +7.7% per year
  • +3.9% per year – adjusted for inflation
    • 78% faster than Total Income
    • 86% faster than Total Spending

Latest Post

2021 U.S. VETERINARY SERVICES SPENDING $32.67B…UP ↑$7.82B

A record $7.82B increase with 94% of all demographic segments spending more in 2021 than they did in 2020!