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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.