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Who said, “Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in”?

Percentage of American households with a pet: (American Pet Products Association)

From 2009 to 2010, total U.S. spending on pets: (American Pet Products Association)

True or False: More than two-thirds of Americans have given toys or presents to their pets for Christmas. (2006 Gallup Poll)

Which of the following is the least likely reason Americans get a dog? (2007 Gallup Poll)

True or False: The Episcopal Church at its 2009 General Convention directed the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to develop a rite to give clergy and others a resource for offering pastoral care at the death of a companion animal. (The Episcopal Church)

Which denomination with a long history of respect for animal rights declared: “We call for respect of creation, restraint in the use of the world’s resources, reevaluation of one’s needs, and reaffirmation of the dignity of created life”?

Percentage of congregations that did work in the community for animal welfare or environmental activities in the past year: (U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001)

Percentage of Americans who say scientists should not be allowed to perform research that causes pain and suffering to animals like dogs even if it produces new information about human health: (2008 General Social Survey)

Who said, “I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it”? (

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