The pet-friendly neighborhood platform for trusted connections and sharing helpful information, goods and services
MyPetsWelcome is everything pet-friendly in the neighborhood. It connects neighbors with each other and everything pet-friendly nearby. We help brands drive measurable outcomes by creating meaningful connections with a uniquely engaged, influential audience.
Pet-friendly brands can turn to MyPetsWelcome to:
- Reach neighbors with pets, based on their interests and location,
- Engage neighbors with pets when and where it matters, and
- Convert more pet parents into customers.
Brands are essential for building strong, vibrant pet-friendly community. MyPetsWelcome brands are a trusted and a core member of a valued community.
U.S. household pet ownership statistics
Pet ownership has grown steadily in the U.S. over the years. While dogs are the most popular pet overall—woof woof, keep it up—there is plenty of diversity in pet ownership.
- 70% of U.S. households (90.5 million homes) owned a pet as of 2022.
- 69 million U.S. households have a pet dog, compared to 45.3 million with a cat.
- 3.5 million American households own a horse, and 2.9 million own a saltwater fish.
- From March 2020 to May 2021 alone, roughly 1 in 5 U.S. households acquired a dog or cat.
- Pet ownership has steadily risen in the U.S: 56% of households owned a pet in 1988, compared to 67% as recently as 2019.
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