Special Report

States With the Most Dogs

48. New Hampshire
> Households with at least one dog: 23.7%
> Number of dog-owning households: 119,000 — 8th lowest
> Number of human households: 502,000 — 8th lowest
> Dog population: 165,000 — 5th lowest

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47. Connecticut
> Households with at least one dog: 24.0%
> Number of dog-owning households: 344,000 — 20th lowest
> Number of human households: 1,430,000 — 20th lowest
> Dog population: 466,000 — 15th lowest

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46. Rhode Island
> Households with at least one dog: 25.8%
> Number of dog-owning households: 116,000 — 7th lowest
> Number of human households: 450,000 — 7th lowest
> Dog population: 167,000 — 6th lowest

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45. New York
> Households with at least one dog: 27.0%
> Number of dog-owning households: 2,116,000 — 4th highest
> Number of human households: 7,849,000 — 4th highest
> Dog population: 2,858,000 — 5th highest

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44. Vermont
> Households with at least one dog: 28.3%
> Number of dog-owning households: 75,000 — 2nd lowest
> Number of human households: 265,000 — 2nd lowest
> Dog population: 96,000 — 2nd lowest

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