Annual Pet Spending Passes $50 Billion Mark

Annual Pet Spending

LOS ANGELES — Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011.

Sections:  news   business   living   
Topics:  2011   american pet products association   animals   canaries   cats   dogs   guppies   pets   records   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Why is Ringling removing elephants from the circus?Why is Ringling removing elephants from the circus?
    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Thursday it will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018. More
  • Expert: Rhinos extinct in Mozambique
    Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, it has again been driven to extinction, or to the brink of extinction, by poachers seeking their horns for sale in Asia.... More
  • South Africa: Elephant overturns vehicleSouth Africa: Elephant overturns vehicle
    South African officials say an elephant has overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring one of them. A statement from Kruger National Park says the tourists are of "Chinese origin." The statement says an elephant in the park attacked the vehicle on a road at 6:30 a.m. More
  • Man tries to take photo of beaver; it kills himMan tries to take photo of beaver; it kills him
    A fisherman in Belarus was bitten to death by a beaver, and all he was doing was trying to take its picture, Sky News reports. The man spotted the beaver while fishing with friends at Lake Shestakov, but as he approached to take a photograph, the beaver bit him on the thigh. More
  • Sabres snap Penguins' 15-game win streak
    The Pittsburgh Penguins' run at a record-breaking streak is over. Playing without injured star Sidney Crosby, the Penguins fell to the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Tuesday night to end their 15-game winning streak. More
BING NEWS:
  • Senate Passes Annual Defense Policy Bill, Veto Threatened
    WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed an annual defense policy bill on Thursday that authorizes some $600 billion in defense spending for the 2016 fiscal year and starts reforms that could help curb costs over the long run. The vote was 71 ...
    06/18/2015 - 8:15 am | View Link
  • Americans spent $58 billion to pamper, protect pets in 2014
    The American Pet Products Association's annual report on pet industry spending says Americans spent $58 billion in 2014 on their 397 million pets, which range from freshwater fish and reptiles to cats and dogs. The industry trade group released the survey ...
    03/5/2015 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • Dogtopia day care coming to SE Michigan, with first location by next summer
    Dogtopia and other pet day cares capitalize on the growing amount people are spending on pet services, a segment of pet spending that is expected to reach $4.54 billion ... are welcome as long as the animal passes a $15 temperament evaluation, is up ...
    12/6/2013 - 6:46 am | View Link
  • Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark
    Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs, cats, canaries, guppies and the like, the American Pet Products Association said in a report issued ...
    03/9/2012 - 1:40 pm | View Link
  • Annual pet spending passes $50 billion mark
    Food and vet costs accounted for about 65 percent of the spending. But it was a service category — one that includes grooming, boarding, pet hotels, pet-sitting and day care — that grew more than any other, surging 7.9 percent from $3.51 billion in ...
    03/2/2012 - 6:59 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Strategy and Technology Consulting Firm | Booz Allen Hamilton
    Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management and technology consulting services to the US government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to ...
    07/27/2015 - 6:45 pm | View Website
  • Today's Stock Market News and Analysis
    Please note that once you make your selection, it will apply to all future visits to NASDAQ.com. If, at any time, you are interested in reverting to our ...
    07/27/2015 - 12:33 pm | View Website
  • Trustees Report Summary
    A SUMMARY OF THE 2015 ANNUAL SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE TRUST FUND REPORTS. The Trustees continue to project depletion of the Social Security Disability Insurance ...
    07/27/2015 - 10:46 am | View Website
  • Pennsylvania State Budget
    Get updates on the Pennsylvania state budget from The Harrisburg Patriot-News. Comment on the news at PennLive.com.
    07/27/2015 - 4:48 am | View Website
  • Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics
    U.S. Pet Industry Spending Figures & Future Outlook. The following s pending statistics are gathered by APPA from various market reseach sources and are not included ...
    07/27/2015 - 4:41 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News