May 26, 2022

Facts/Stats About the Pet Population and Pet Industry in the United States Bureau

Happy National Pet Day!

U.S. Pet Ownership Statistics (via American Veterinary Medical Association)


Where are the Animal Companions?

Source: U.S. Census Bureau (2015)


National Pet Day

U.S. Census Bureau

More data resources from U.S. Census here.

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.