2016 Pet Guide - Just the Facts




Grigoriy Lukyanov

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2016 Pet Resource Guide

88 Million 
Estimated number of cats living in U.S. households.

70 Million 
Estimated number of dogs living in U.S. households.

100 
Approximate number of facial expressions dogs make, most of them with their ears.

45% 
Percentage of dogs that sleep in their owners’ beds

7.6 Million 
Number of companion animals that enter shelters every year.

16 
Average number of hours domestic cats sleep per day.

90 
Age of Poncho, a green-winged macaw—and film actor—who’s the world’s oldest known parrot.

0 
Number of spots Dalmatians are born with.

1894 
Year of the first known cat video, a production called “Prof. Welton’s Boxing Cats." And, yes, they wore boxing gloves. Search YouTube.


TO THE RESCUE

Interested in adopting a pet or seeing if you have what it takes to foster one? Check out these Orlando-area rescue organizations:

Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando
petallianceorlando.org

Orange County Animal Services
orangecountyfl.net/animalspets

Seminole County Animal Services
seminolecountyfl.gov

Pet Rescue by Judy
petrescuebyjudy.com

Florida Little Dog Rescue
floridalittledogrescue.com

Greyhound Adoptions of Florida
ahome4greys.org

Greyhound Pets of America’s Senior Sanctuary Florida
gpaseniorsanctuary.org

RUFF Rescue of Central Florida, Inc.
rrocf.org

Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida, Inc.
labradorrescue.net

German Shepherd Rescue of Central Florida
gsrfl.com

A New Beginning Pet Rescue, Inc.
Search on Facebook

Lovey Loaves Sanctuary
(for special needs dogs)
loveyloaves.org

The Cat Protection Society
thecatprotectionsociety.org

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