What you need to know about puppy culture
In 2018, there were about 3.5 million dogs in the U.S. The number is projected to increase to about 5 million by 2027.
The pet food industry has been growing rapidly, with a record $16 billion in revenue last year, up 18% from 2015.
But what are dogs really like?
How do they relate to their owners and how do they help with the human side of canine culture?
I asked pet owners and veterinarians to share their stories with me.
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