Milo’s Kitchen, dog treats manufacturer, surveyed 3,000 dog owners (ages 21 to 65+) across the U.S. to determine how regularly they engaged in behaviors with their dog. These behaviors are 1) Thankful behaviors, 2) Grateful behaviors, and 3) Loving behaviors. As a dog owner, these are basic “normal” behaviors on how I pamper my dog, SUGAR.
The Milo’s Kitchen Top 25 Most DOG HAPPY U.S. States
California ranks 1st as most DOG-Happy State
2. New York
13. New Hampshire
18. North Dakota
Also from the survey, Milo’s Kitchen found specific ways in which dog owners in these states find an emotional relationship with their dogs.
Giving Physical Support
73% of dog parents buy their dog a special gift (like dog treats) at least once a month
68% of pet parents allow their dogs to sleep in the same bed at least once per month
Getting Emotional Support
86% of dog parents say their dog “comforts me immeasurably”
71% say their dog “reminds me to seek out more joy in life”
64% say their dog “makes me look forward to going home more than anything else”
63% say their dog “makes me much more patient and responsible”
65% say their dog “helps me become a better person”
95% of dog parent say they have a regular conversation out loud with their dog
From these, many dog owners enjoy giving their dogs support in the form of gifts, food/treats and physical care.
Did Your State Make The List? Top 25 Most DOG HAPPY U.S. States
I guess we made the right decision to move to California.
Sugar moved to California for sun, laughter and happiness.