Family pets owned during childhood 2012

Which of the following types of pets did your family own when you were growing up?

Family pets owned during childhood 2012 This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults who do not own or have never owned a pet during their adult life. They were asked about the types of pets owned by their family when they were growing up. 29 percent of adults who do not own a pet stated their family owned a dog when they were growing up.
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Which of the following types of pets did your family own when you were growing up?

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Time spanShare of respondents
No pets38%
Dogs29%
Both cats & dogs17%
Other Pets13%
Cats3%
Time spanShare of respondents
No pets38%
Dogs29%
Both cats & dogs17%
Other Pets13%
Cats3%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults who do not own or have never owned a pet during their adult life. They were asked about the types of pets owned by their family when they were growing up. 29 percent of adults who do not own a pet stated their family owned a dog when they were growing up.
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Release date
2012
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 2012
Number of respondents
501*
Age group
8-19 years
Special properties
Adults who have never owned a pet during adulthood
Supplementary notes
* The respondents are exclusively Americans who do not own or have never owned a pet during adulthood.

The source does not specify the type of survey.
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