Dogs are considered a part of the family now more than ever, signaling not just a trend, but an ingrained lifestyle here to stay, according to the findings of a nationwide survey of dog owners announced today. The research, sponsored by SpotOn Virtual Smart Fence, the first and only dog containment and tracking system that lets users take their dog and virtual smart fence wherever they go, also shows there are increasing opportunities for businesses and communities to meet the needs of the growing population of dog owners.

The study was recently discussed in an article on Newsweek.

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