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Luxury Pet Products: It's Not Just Kibbles & Bits Anymore
Hamster Wheels for Dogs and Other Innovations from the Luxury Pet Product Industry
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Americans spent over $45 billion on their pets last year. And according to the American Pet Product Association, that number is estimated to grow to almost $48 billion by the end of 2010.
WNYC took a look around the "No Place Like Home" National Pet Home Decor Showcase where 25 "petrepreneurs" from around the country displayed the latest in high-end doggy and kitty goods. On display were stainless steel water fountains for cats, sheets made especially for people who lie down with dogs and a kit to help you train your fish to fetch.