Has America become pet-obsessed?
From couture doggie outfits to pet hotels, most pet-owner relationships are intertwined with an indescribable devotion and love that sometimes knows no limits.
In 2007, approximately 60% of U.S. households owned pets compared to 38% back in 2001. What has caused this increase and why are Americans so in love with their furry little friends?
Author Michael Schaffer, examines the $43 billion industry that has evolved from doggie parks to pet social networking sites.