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05/18/2012 02:45 pm ET

Gluten-Free Dog Food And Heated Kitty Beds: Baby Boomers Spend $52 Billion A Year On Pet Supplies

Hazel the schnauzer and Wrigley the black lab mix mean everything to Harriet Buscombe.

The dogs protect her on her pre-dawn runs around her Champaign, Illinois neighborhood, but mostly they make her feel great.

'My children are grown now and having dogs around keeps me "still a mom" in many respects,' Ms Buscombe said.

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