Dog Owners

National Cat Day was last week, and we saw a poll about cat owners.  Now here are eight stats from a recent survey of 1,000 dog owners . . .


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. (PR Newswire)