Five stars for Fido

That bougie doodle on your block already wears a designer coat and eats organic food out of a sterling silver bowl — so it’s not surprising she fancy's luxury dog “hotels”

Mar 20, 2024

It’s not just the hotels. There are now dog bakeries and ice cream parlors and social clubs. Total spending on pets in the United States - and dogs are by far the most popular pet - rose more than 50 percent between 2018 and 2022, when it reached $137 billion, according to a pet-products trade association. This sharp spending increase overlaps with Americans’ spending approximately twice as much time with pets today as they did two decades ago.

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