National Cat Day was last week so now we have some stats from a recent survey of 1,000 dog owners:

  • 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.

  • 73% let their dog up on the furniture.


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

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

  • 62% have purchased their dog a holiday gift before.


  • 54% have celebrated their dog’s birthday.


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


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


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


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