Pet Ownership Statistics

Below are some statistics from an American Pet Products Association National Pet Owners Survey from 2017-2018. It provides insight and information about some of the trends in pet ownership. More than 85 million households in the United States have a pet in the home. 

Our target audience is pet owners of large dogs over age 6, small dogs and cats over age 7, handicapped pets and pets which chronic illness.  

% of Dog Owners Who Have Owned a Pet Previously

% of Cat Owners Who Have Owned a Pet Previously

% of Dog Owners Who Have Multiple Pets

% of Cat Owners Who Have Multiple Pets

% of Pet Owners Who Plan to Get Another Pet When a Pet Dies

When your company is listed on the Elderly Pet Organization website, you reach pet owners from around the US with senior pets, but a good majority of those pet owners have owned other pets, own multiple pets or plan to get another pet if their senior pet passes. 

If you are looking for visibility and exposure to our audience, read more about how we reach our target audience. Visit our visibility and exposure page. 

If you are interested in learning more about being featured on our website, please visit our sponsor information page to learn more. 

About Us

The Elderly Pet Organization is a 501C3 non profit organization whose mission is to provide information and education about senior pets. Our goal is to end senior pet abandonment and premature euthanization, while increasing senior pet adoptions throughout the US. We accept donations of unwanted items, as well as cash donations to help us with our cause. Read more about us.

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