More than money, our increased pet spending signals the changing relationship we have with our dogs and cats and even a chicken.
How Our Pets Can Be Economic Indicators
A TV ad with a Chihuahua named Q00-chan caused a surge in small dog popularty in Japan after 2002: However, according to The Economist, with toy poodles #1 and chihuahuas #2, the bigger reason tiny dogs are popular in Japan…
Six Facts: What Our Pet Spending Says About Us
Documented in the entertainment category of consumer expenditures, pet spending has increased at the same time that their names have changed.