The Seattle Times

Nick Ut / The Associated Press

Monday, March 17, 2014

Pets ring up nearly $56B in products, services

Americans spent $55.7 billion on their pets last year and spending will creep closer to $60 billion this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. Above, store co-owner Janene Zakrajsek feeds a dog a gourmet meal at the Pussy & Pooch Pet Lifestyle Center store in Beverly Hills, Calif.