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3 Ways Pets Keep Us Happy And Healthy

According to the 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey, 68% of U.S. households (about 85 million families) own a pet. This number is up a whopping 56% since the first survey conducted in 1988 and has led to a steady increase in the amount of money people are spending to keep their pets happy and healthy.

In 2018, the American Pet Products Association (APPA) estimated that Americans were on track to spend approximately $72.13 billion on their pets, up $2.62 billion from the confirmed numbers of 2017.

But aside from spending our hard-earned money on our four-legged friends what do pet owners really get out of the relationship?

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Top 5 Dog Breeds That Would Benefit from Pet Insurance

Any dog owner can benefit from pet insurance, most simply don’t know that they need it. The truth is that any animal can suffer from an illness or accident, and veterinarian bills can run in the thousands for emergency services.

Every breed of dog has the potential to need advanced care at some point during their life, but some breeds are more at risk for serious health problems. While pet insurance is always a good safety net to protect your pet and finances, it’s even more advisable for owners of these 5 breeds.

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