TOTAL NUMBER OF PETS OWNED IN THE U.S., BY TYPE OF ANIMAL

(millions)

Pet  Number
Bird 16.2
Cat 86.4
Dog 78.2
Equine 7.9
Freshwater fish 151.1
Saltwater fish 8.6
Reptile 13.0
Small animal 16.0

Source: American Pet Products Association's 2011-2012 National Pet Owners Survey.