Breakdown of pet ownership in the U.S. according to the 2011-2012 APPA National Pet Owners Survey
|Number of U.S. Households that Own a Pet (millions)|
|Total Number of Pets Owned in the U.S. (millions)|
According to the 2011-2012 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, basic annual expenses for dog and cat owners in dollars include:
|Surgical Vet Visits||$407||$425|
**Note: APPA does not ask Survey Participants how much in total they spend on their dog or cats annually. The expenses listed above are not all inclusive and each category was asked separately of the survey participant.