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The LAB Report

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According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), 2015-2016, an estimated 44% of all households in the United States have a pet dog. With an average of 1.6 dogs per household, that makes “ruff”ly 78 million dogs.

PERCENT OF DOGS TO PEOPLE

U.S. PET DOG POPULATION

According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), 2015-2016, an estimated 44% of all households in the United States have a pet dog. With an average of 1.6 dogs per household, that makes “ruff”ly 78 million dogs.

PERCENT OF DOGS ADOPTED

AMOUNT OF DOGS REHOMED

In a 2016 study, over 3.3 million dogs enter U.S. animal shelters every year. The ASPCA’s National Rehoming Survey states that pet problems such as problematic behaviors and aggressive behaviors are the most common reason that owners rehome their pet, accounting for 47% of rehomed dogs.

NATIONAL BITE STATISTICS

PERCENT OF DOGS TO PEOPLE

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AVERAGE COST OF OWNING A DOG

PERCENT OF DOGS TO PEOPLE

  • Fur Fact #1
    April 29, 2017
    Dogs (Canis familiaris) are NOT pack animals.
  • Fur Fact #2
    April 29, 2017
    Dogs (Canis familiaris) are NOT actually color blind.
  • Fur Fact #4
    May 1, 2017
    There are roughly 80 Million Dogs in the United States.
  • Fur Fact #3
    May 1, 2017
    A dog has 18 or more muscles in each ear, compared to a person, who only has 6.
  • Fur Fact #5
    May 1, 2017
    An estimated $60 Billion dollars is spent on pets yearly.