Who Run The World? Dogs

By Hope Bidegainberry on November 6, 2019

Nearly seven out of ten U.S. pet parents agree their four-legged family member is the top dog in their household. Here are eight stats from a recent survey of 1,000 dog owners…would you agree that you believe in this when it comes to your dog?

1.  92% of dog owners say their dog is like part of the family. 

  • That’s compared to 84% of cat owners who said the same about their cat.

2.  73% let their dog up on the couch or other furniture.

3.  69% said their dog is their favorite member of their household.  

  • 75% of woman agreed with that one, compared to 63% of men.

4.  62% have bought their dog a holiday gift before.

5.  54% have celebrated their dog’s birthday.

6.  43% have taken their dog on vacation with them.

7.  25% have bought a car or home with their dog in mind.

8.  17% have carried their dog or pushed them in a stroller, even though they could have walked on their own.

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