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Pet Friendly Travel Statistics Reported
Knoxville, TN — March 14, 2005 —, a leading promoter of pet-friendly lodging, has reported its most recent pet travel statistics. The Web site continuously polls 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. The following are some of the results as of March 2005:
  • 64% would be more likely to lengthen their stay if given the opportunity to travel with their pets.  
  • 78% stay at designated pet-friendly hotels or lodging at least once a year. 
  • 39% say it is “difficult to find pet friendly lodging”
  • 86% travel with dogs. 
  • 47% travel with dogs over 30 pounds.
To view additional statistics from the survey visit: 
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. recently published the book, 'Making Your Property Pet Friendly: A How-To Guide.' Both print and downloadable versions of the book, “Making Your Property Pet Friendly: A How-To Guide” are available for purchase at or by calling 865-671-8436.

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Brian Bailey
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