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A dog’s life: Only the best for fur babies

Adorable dog on pet bed in stylish room interior
The US has the world’s highest ownership of companion animals, at around 68 per cent. (NZ is second at 65 per cent and Australia third at 63 per cent, as at 2016). According to pet insurance provider PetSecure, there are 69 million pet dogs and 74 million pet cats across the US’s 128 million households. US pet ownership has tripled since the 1970s and is still growing. More than 90 per cent of American pet owners view their pet as part of the family. Thirty-six per cent of Americans give the