Section 4
Chapter 3,920

Results of the AVMA survey on companion animal ownership in US pet-owning households

Wise, J.K.; Heathcott, B.L.; Gonzalez, M.L.

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 221(11): 1572-1573


ISSN/ISBN: 0003-1488
DOI: 10.2460/javma.2002.221.1572
Accession: 003919426

Overall companion animal ownership has remained stable since 1996, whereas the total number of dogs and cats owned and the mean number per household has increased. Six of 10 pet-owning households owned more than 1 pet; nearly a fourth owned 2 pets and approximately a fifth owned 5 or more pets.

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