Dogs are not just man’s best friend, they are also an integral part of many households and communities around the world
Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, and Golden Retrievers are the most popular breeds in the US.
Almost 63.4 Million American Households have at least one dog. Moreover, 43% of dogs sleep on their owners’ beds
Dog owners are 23% less likely to die from heart disease. They also receive 54% more of the recommended daily dose of exercise
Around 73% of dog owners used some kind of training method. 5% of dog owners have trained their dogs by themselves
Annually, more than 3.3 million dogs in the US are brought into animal shelters. About 23% of pet dogs are rescued from a shelter or humane society.
Dogs can assist in decreasing anxiety and loneliness by 60%. Owning a dog decreases high blood pressure levels
8 million dogs go to work with their owners. Dogs are also the most common victims of animal abuse, suffering 65% of all incidents
Sales of pet products reached $103.6 billion during the pandemic. Americans collectively spent more than $38.4 billion on pet food and treats
Dogs play a significant role in our lives, offering companionship, health benefits, and unconditional love. They truly are man's best friend