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PRODUCTIVITY   •  Jun 2024  •  Volume 13 / Number 6
A “tail” of productivity in pet care services: new technology enables rapid growth

A “tail” of productivity in pet care services: new technology enables rapid growth

This Beyond the Numbers article uses new labor productivity and related data series from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics productivity program to examine how pet ownership trends are changing. Productivity data for the pet care services industry show trends such as increased pet ownership; younger pet owners choosing to pay more for individualized, quality pet care; and “pet tech” bringing the gig economy to pet owners and integrating technology into how they care for their pets.

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