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Wed November 9, 2011

Holiday Season Expected To Be Good For Pets

Originally published on Thu November 10, 2011 6:44 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The holiday season will apparently be a good one for pets. A survey finds most pet owners plan to buy their pets a gift. We're not sure what this means for the economy, but people are spending more. They're budgeting $46 - up $5 from last year. Hopefully, a dog named Echo in Hawaii is not listening, since the owner says her dog is getting a toy for Christmas, and her husband is getting a shirt from the dog.

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