As US Economy Falters, Pet Product Sales And Service Revenue Surges to $2.2 billion

Atlanta, GA (PressExposure) September 03, 2009 -- Since 2008, pet supply revenue has peaked $2.2 billion, according to the latest research in consumerism from the American Pet Products Association. This research is seen in high-tech pet products such as dog training collars and other pet services, such as grooming and pet sitting.

In America, 71.4 million pet owners were found this year – a six percent increase in the last ten years, which is contributing factor to the increased revenue according to APPA research.

“Our sales have shown significant growth in the past three years,” said Victoria Knight, Senior Director of, an online discount pet supply store that carries over 500 high-end training dog products “Our customers are from all over United States and worldwide.”

National Public Radio and chief executive of Fetch Pet Care company, Paul Mann, explain in an article that the need for pet products and pet service will continue to rise. Mann reiterates that more people are having to work longer hours to make up for the loss of other fellow co-workers, making pet-sitting services increase. The NPR article also explains that people are spending more time at home, at the park or at the beach with their pets, and begin to view their pets more as children than animals. This is seen in the types of fast-selling products that offers: GPS tracking collars, training equipment, memory foam mattresses, safety dog car seats and even pet urns.”

“Our customers adore their pets,” said Knight. “They want what is best for their pet, they will do anything and everything to make sure their pets' needs are met.”

People are starting to value their pets more and more. As the number of pet owners increase, and the number of pet lovers remain consistent, pet product and service consumerism will continue to sky rocket. For more information on the pet products industry, please visit Copyright © 2006-2009 is an online pet supply store that offers thousands of boutique pet accessories and high-tech training supplies, all at the guaranteed lowest prices.

Contact: Victoria Knight Senior Director at


123 N. Industrial Way
Canton, Ga. 30115

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Press Release Submitted On: September 02, 2009 at 2:27 pm
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