Previous pet owners: Would you consider having another cat or dog as a household pet again?

Previous pet owners considering having another pet again 2012 This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults who have previously owned a cat or a dog (but not within the past 12 months) on whether they would consider getting a cat or a dog for a household pet again. 21 percent of previous dog owners and 13 percent of previous cat owners stated they definitely would consider getting a dog or cat again.
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DogCat
Definitely would21%13%
Probably would24%21%
Probably would not22%26%
Definitely would not20%29%
Undecided13%12%
DogCat
Definitely would21%13%
Probably would24%21%
Probably would not22%26%
Definitely would not20%29%
Undecided13%12%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults who have previously owned a cat or a dog (but not within the past 12 months) on whether they would consider getting a cat or a dog for a household pet again. 21 percent of previous dog owners and 13 percent of previous cat owners stated they definitely would consider getting a dog or cat again.
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Release date
2012
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 2012
Number of respondents
1,000*
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Adults who have previously owned a cat/dog but not within the past 12 months
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
* Previously owned a cat but not within the past 12 months: n=500
Previously owned a dog but not within the past 12 months: n=500

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