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

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.
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Percentage of respondents
Best friend66%
Snuggle buddy59%
Guardian37%
Child33%
Therapist25%
Percentage of respondents
Best friend66%
Snuggle buddy59%
Guardian37%
Child33%
Therapist25%
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This table shows the role that pets play in the United States. 25 percent of respondents described his or her pet as a therapist.
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Release date
January 2010
Region
United States
Survey time period
2010
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