For perhaps the first time in history, more Americans own pets than those that don’t. It’s estimated that 37% to 47% of American households own a dog. But with about 76.43 million cats, the United States possesses more felines than any other country. Why have we gravitated so heavily towards pets? For one thing, Americans no longer have as much need for livestock as they once did. While we still eat meat and dairy, the average person does need to own their own livestock. Rather, work animals are relegated to a small number of farms and ranches. Yet we still love animals and need them in our lives. We need them because they provide companionship and emotional support — this kind of support can
Did you know that the United States has more cats than any other country? As such, there’s a good chance that you might be the owner of one or a few of the 76.43 million friendly, furry felines in the United States. On top of that, it’s estimated that 46.3 million households or approximately 37% to 47% of all households in the United states have at least one dog as a pet, animal companion, or service animal. That’s a lot of bow wow wows and meows! For all these reasons and more, it’s easy to see that Americans love their pets, regardless of what species they are.
It’s no secret that pets are a huge part of any American household that has them, no matter how big or small of a pet it is. Their personalities, love of anything fun or food related, and of course the unconditional love they ha