How many dogs and cats live in your city?


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How many dogs and cats live in your city?

Updated Jul 28, 2009

dogandcatEver wonder how people determine the population of dogs and cats in your city?

In the past, it required some math, using a formula provided by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  See the formulas section here to see how these formulas are calculated.

But if you know your city’s overall population, you can now plug in that number to get an idea of the dog, cat,  bird, and horse population of your city and the number of households with these animals.

Check out the AVMA’s pet ownership statistics here.

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Cathy Rosenthal, CHES, CFE
Animal Welfare Communications Specialist

Cathy brings more than 25 years' experience in the animal welfare field. She is a sought-after speaker, Certified Humane Education Specialist, a syndicated pet advice columnist, an author, a publisher, and of course - a loving pet parent.

Read more about Cathy here or check out her Non-Profit's page to see more ways she can help you and your organization.

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