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At YapStar you can reach your target market, pet lovers easily and affordably.
 
If you're here you know how important Pet's are to the American Family, and your business counts on this love affair.
Who would have thought 20 years ago that we would pamper our pets and take them wherever we go! We surprise them with something new on special occasions. They even get holiday presents. Baby boomers children have moved on and young professionals who are delaying having children in favor of careers are all turning to pets to fill the void at home.
The pet industry continues to grow despite the tough economic times we're facing. Just the mere fact that many pet owners view their pets as family members, drives them to provide their animals with the best of everything, leading to a burgeoning pet industry!

Pet Industry Key Statistics

  • 63% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 71.1 millions homes.
  • $43.2 Billion revenue in 2008 projected to grow to $45.4 Billion in 2009.
  • 45% of U.S. households own more than one pet.
  • 88.3 million cats owned in the U.S.
  • 74.8 million dogs owned in the U.S.
  • See Below for Pet Industry Expenditures
 
 
Year
Billion
 
2009
$45.4 (est.)
2008
$43.2
2007
$41.2
 
2006
$38.5
 
 
2005
$36.3
 
 
2004
$34.4
 
 
2003
$32.4
 
 
2002
$29.5
 
 
2001
$28.5
 
 
1998
$23
 
 
1996
$21
 
 
1994
$17
 
     
Source: Pet Products Manufacturers' Association
 
Pet Industry Growing
 
No. of Pets Owned
 
2006 Pet Market Sales Revenue
 
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