Grooming and Booming: The Pet Biz [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Monica Appelbe on March 10, 2011

Pets are family to lots of Americans, so it’s no surprise that U.S. households spend $41 billion annually on their pets. Small businesses constitute a significant share of the pet industry with almost one-third of pet stores being sole proprietorships. In this infographic, we break down the business of all things animal, looking at how it’s changed in recent years, which segments are the real moneymakers, and more. Click the infographic for an enlarged view.

Infographic by Column Five.

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