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Pets Feel The Love On Valentine's Day

NPR
Thursday, February 14, 2013

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The National Retail Federation says Americans will spend more than $800 million on gifts for their pets from heart-shaped treats to heart-healthy vitamins.

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Chocolate is bad for dogs and cats, but that doesn't mean they won't be feeling the love on this Valentine's Day. The National Retail Federation says Americans will spend more than $800 million on gifts for their pets - from heart-shaped treats to heart-healthy vitamins. And in honor of Valentine's Day, the ASPCA hosted an online dating show to match humans and animals in need of a home. They called that event "Puppy Love." It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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