Big spending on pets, but not all are getting veterinary care

05/21/2013 | Quartz

People ages 55 to 64 and couples who don't have children at home tend to spend the most on their pets, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report, and rural owners spend 48% more per year on their pets than their counterparts in cities. In 2011 alone, Americans spent $61.4 billion on their pets. Despite the trend, many owners -- particularly cat owners -- are skipping veterinary visits, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association's U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook.

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