Total U.S. pet industry expenditures for 2008: Estimated $43.4 billion versus actual spending in 2007 of $41.2 billion.
Estimated 2008 sales in the U.S. market include: $16.9 billion on food; $10.9 billion on vet care; $10.3 billion on supplies and over-the-counter medicine; $2.1 billion on live pet purchases, and $3.2 billion on grooming and boarding.
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