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Pet Stamps Make National Debut in Las Vegas at Super Zoo

The national launch and official dedication of the Pets Forever stamps is here. More than 400 million of the stamps have been printed and will go on sale nationwide August 2, 2016 at Super Zoo National Show for Pet Retailers at 1PM at  Mandalay Bay Resort - South Pacific Ballroom #F This is a public event and free to attend.

The 20 Forever stamps feature photographs of some favorite pets: dog, puppy, cat, kitten, betta fish, goldfish, iguana, snake, gecko, hermit crab, tortoise, hamster, guinea pig, gerbil, mouse, chinchilla, rabbit, parrot, parakeets, and a horse

 

PET INDUSTRY MARKET SIZE & OWNERSHIP STATISTICS

According to the 2015-2016 American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owners survey, 65 percent of US households own a pet, equating to roughly 79.7 million homes with at least one animal. Here’s a breakdown:

Breakdown of pet ownership in the U.S. (millions)

 

§  Dog                             54%

§  Cat                             43%

§  Freshwater Fish        12%

§  Bird                              6%

§  Small Animal               5%

§  Reptile                         5%

§  Horse                           3%

§  Saltwater Fish             1%

 

 

 

Total number of pets owned in the U.S. (millions)

§  Freshwater Fish         96

§  Cat                              86

§  Dog                           78

§  Bird                           14

§  Small Animals          12

§  Saltwater Fish          10

§  Reptile                      9

§  Horse                         8        

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