New pet ownership due to COVID-19 in the U.S. 2020/21, by generation

Share of respondents who got a new pet due to COVID-19 in the United States in 2020 and 2021, by generation

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United States

Survey time period

September 2020 and November 2021

Number of respondents


Special properties

Both pet owners and non-pet owners were surveyed

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Figures from September 2020 have been taken from previous versions of the report.
More than 2,000 respondents were surveyed for each time period.

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