Pet Social Networking Sites Grow

Posted on July 15, 2006

Newsweek has an article about social networking sites for pet owners. Some of the sites like Dogster have been around since 2004. Dogster now has 180,000 members from 125 different countries. Catster has an impressive user base as well and a large audience of cat owners to tap into. Here is a list of pet social networking sites and their membership size as reporting by Newsweek

  • Dogster: 180,000 members
  • Catster.com: 76,000 members
  • Hamsterster.com: under 1,000 members
  • Petster.com: 11,000 members

    The sites let people created profiles for their pets that include photographs, hobbies, tricks, etc. They also have friend features like the social networks for people do. Newsweek's article left out a few pet-related social networks like Fuzzster, Backwash Pets and PawSpot.



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