Role of pets in the U.S.

This table shows the role that pets play in the United States. 25 percent of respondents described his or her pet as a therapist.

U.S. - What role does your pet play?

Percentage of respondents
Best friend66%
Snuggle buddy59%
Guardian37%
Child33%
Therapist25%
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Source

Release date

January 2010

Region

United States

Survey time period

2010

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers possible

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