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2004 Survey Reports Statistics on Pet-Friendly
Travel and Pet Related Purchases
Knoxville, TN--February 12, 2004 —, a leading pet-friendly lodging directory recently polled thousands of its Web site visitors, newsletter subscribers, and random households regarding their travel and purchase habits. All who participated in the survey own at least one pet. A portion of the results are as follows:
  • 72% stay at designated pet-friendly hotels or lodging more than 3 times a year. 
  • 58% would be more likely to lengthen their stay if given the opportunity to travel with their pets.  
  • 87% travel with dogs. 
  • 47% purchase over 10 gifts a year for their pets.
  • 67% visit the veterinarian or animal hospital more than 3 times a year.
  • 46% have their pets professionally groomed more than 3 times a year.
About brings pet friendly travel options to traveling pet owners from the USA and abroad. The company Web site located at is a valuable tool in planning a successful pet-inclusive travel experience. The site lists high quality, pet-friendly lodging state by state.

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Also See: Pet-Friendly Properties Join And Expand Market Reach / January 2004
Pet-Friendly Hotels Find Success With / January 2004
Pet Friendly Continues To Create Incremental Revenues for Hotels / December 2003 Attracts More Travelers to Pet Friendly Lodging / Oct 2003 Sniffs out Pet-Friendly Lodging for America’s 36 Million Traveling Pals / Aug 2003
The Sheraton, Westin and W Hotel Brands Drop Restrictions for Dogs; Starwood Survey Convinces Chain to Include Market Niche of 62 million U.S. Dog Owners / Aug 2003

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