Pet-ownership classifications: household penetration rates 2012

Household penetration rates of selected pets in the United States in 2012, by type of pet (in percent)

Pet-ownership classifications: household penetration rates 2012 This statistic shows the household penetration rates for selected types of pets in the United States in 2012. In that year, pets made up a share of 20.7 percent of all owned pets in the United States.
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Household penetration rates of selected pets in the United States in 2012, by type of pet (in percent)

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Penetration rate
Freshwater fish40%
Cats22.9%
Dogs20.7%
Birds4.3%
Small animals4.2%
Reptiles3.4%
Saltwater fish2.3%
Horse2.1%
Penetration rate
Freshwater fish40%
Cats22.9%
Dogs20.7%
Birds4.3%
Small animals4.2%
Reptiles3.4%
Saltwater fish2.3%
Horse2.1%
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This statistic shows the household penetration rates for selected types of pets in the United States in 2012. In that year, pets made up a share of 20.7 percent of all owned pets in the United States.
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