The pet population in the U.S. has almost doubled since 1998. Nearly 70% of the country now owns a pet who sleeps in a better bed than we do. Wall Street is pumping beaucoup bucks into pet businesses. Entire stores are devoted to pet gourmet organic delicacies, and mobile pet salons, pet spas, pet psychics and pet masseuses are all on the rise. Mark Cushing, founder and CEO of Animal Policy Group, explains how and why pets exploded in popularity over the last 20 years and the economic, media, legal, political and social dramas springing from this cultural transformation. He’s been featured on CNBC, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Sirius XM Radio and more.
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