Believe it or not, the US public spend over $55.35 Billion dollars on dogs and cats each year.

Yet, not one dollar goes to the 300,000 children that die each year from HIV related illnesses.

Source

The following spending statistics are gathered by APPA from various market research sources and are not included in the organization's bi-annual National Pet Owners Survey.    


Total U.S. Pet Industry Expenditures

Year                 Billion

2013                 $55.53 Estimate

2012                 $53.33 Actual