Why We Spent $53 Billion on Our Pets Last Year

Season 4 Episode 421
Aired on 05/26/2013 | CC
It's Oprah's favorite topic of the show—why Americans love their pets so darn much! To prove it, Americans spent upward of $53 billion on their pets in 2012. Find out why the Rev. Ed Bacon, Elizabeth Lesser and Mark Nepo aren't surprised. Plus, hear why they believe pets help us become our true selves.