FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2011 photo, groomer Sara Ingram streaks the fur of Yorkshire terrier Betsey Johnson during a spa session at the Barkley Pet Hotel & Day Spa in Westlake Village, Calif. Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs and cats, canaries and guppies, the American Pet Products Association says. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2011 photo, groomer Sara Ingram streaks the fur of Yorkshire terrier Betsey Johnson during a spa session at the Barkley Pet Hotel & Day Spa in Westlake Village, Calif. Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs and cats, canaries and guppies, the American Pet Products Association says. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2011 photo, groomer Sara Ingram streaks the fur of Yorkshire terrier Betsey Johnson during a spa session at the Barkley Pet Hotel & Day Spa in Westlake Village, Calif. Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs and cats, canaries and guppies, the American Pet Products Association says. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
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