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Share of Americans taking their pet to the vet in 2011

This statistic shows the results of a 2011 survey among American pet owners on whether they have taken their pet to the veterinarian in the past year or not. 80 percent said they have taken their pet to the vet during the past year.

Did you take your pet to the vet during the past year?

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Release date

November 2011


United States

Survey time period

October 13 to 17, 2011

Number of respondents

1,118 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Special properties

Pet owners

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The original question posed at the source was "Did you take (your pet/any of your pets) to a vet during the past year, that is since October of 2010, or not?"

In the source's reporting of the findings, percentage points are rounded off to the nearest whole number. As a result, percentages in a given table column may total slightly higher or lower than 100 percent.

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