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2008 Pet Travel Statistics Reported by BringYourPet.com
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Knoxville, TN – May 14, 2008 - BringYourPet.com (www.bringyourpet.com), a leading pet friendly hotel, motel and lodging directory continuously polls thousands of its Web site visitors, newsletter subscribers, and random households regarding their travel and purchase habits. All who participate in the surveys own at least one pet. Portions of the 2008 year to date results are as follows:

• 75% frequently take their pets with them when leaving town. 

• 79% stay at designated pet-friendly hotels or lodging each year. 

• 43.8% stay at designated pet-friendly hotels or lodging 3 or more times each year. 

• 20.2% use a boarding facility when their pets do not accompany them on trips. 

• 38.5% say it is “difficult” to find pet friendly lodging. 

• 63% would likely lengthen their stay if given the opportunity to travel with their pets. 

• 84.3% travel with dogs. 

• 6.5% travel with cats. 

• 32.8% travel with dogs over 50 pounds. 

• 35.7% say it is 'difficult to find pet-friendly lodging' for their pets over 20 pounds. 

• 10.2% complain that most pet friendly hotels they find also allow smoking. 


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About BringYourPet.com
BringYourPet.com brings pet friendly travel options to traveling pet owners from the USA and abroad. The company Web site located at www.bringyourpet.com is a valuable tool in planning a successful pet-inclusive travel experience. The site lists high quality, pet-friendly hotels, motels and lodging state by state. For information on listing pet friendly hotels or other properties on BringYourPet.com visit: www.bringyourpet.com

 
Contact:

Derek Welsh
BringYourPet.com
Phone: 865.671.8436
Email: property@bringyourpet.com
Web site: www.bringyourpet.com
 

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