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on April 5, 2017

US millennials are replacing babies with cats, dogs

At Petfood Forum 2017, an industry analyst said that thinking of pets as children creates opportunities to produce premium pet foods.

The largest pet-owning group in the United States, the millennial generation, seems to be replacing babies with cats and dogs, which potentially sets up the U.S. to follow trends seen in Japan, said Maria Lange, business group director for market research firm GfK, at Petfood Forum 2017 on April…

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