Dogs Have Their Day in Arkansas, No. 1 in Canine Ownership by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 1/21/2013 12:00 am About 47.9 percent of all Arkansas households have a dog, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.