Americans love dogs and consider them as part of the family. They are spending money and investing lots of human-animal bond with their dogs like never before. In honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day, the National Day shared these fun survey statistics.
How Much Do Americans Love Dogs?
National Day asked 1,000 Americans how much dogs are integrated in their daily habits.
1) 7 in 10 dog parents like better than people
If you are unmarried pup parent, you rather spend time with your dogs than your friends. Do you agree? Also, 39% of women and 23% of men say they’d choose to hang out with their pooch over going on a date
2) 68% of dog parents let their dog sleep in bed with them
Do you sleep with your dog? Also, 63% of Americans say dog parents are sexier than non-dog parents.
3) 10% of American say their pet is their best friend
Dogs are family. Suprisingly only 11% hang out with their pets (eg. watching TV or reading books).
4) Top 5 Favorite Things Americans Do with their Dogs
#1: I give my dog a special treat (60%)
#2: I tell my dog “I love you” (49%)
#3: I buy or make a special gift for my dog (36%)
#4: I post photos of my dog all over social media (30%)
#5: I include my dog in special activities (25%)
America’s Most Pet Friendly Companies of 2018
Dogs are love and deserve the best! in honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day. Wellness Pet Food released its ranking of the pet-friendliest companies.
1. Tito’s Handmade Vodka (Austin, TX)
2. Petcube (San Francisco, CA)10. TerraCycle (Trenton, NJ)
3. Harpoon Brewery (Boston, MA)
4. BISSELL Homecare (Grand Rapid, MI)
5. Glassdoor (Mill Valley, CA)
6. Zoosk (San Francisco, CA)
7. Zogics (Lenox, MA)
8. O.H.S.O. Brewery, Distillery and Restaurant (Phoenix, AZ)
9. Fueled (New York, NY)
10. TerraCycle (Trenton, NJ)
Is your workplace pet-friendly?
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Kinley Westie says
I sleep in da bed wif my momma!
Toni Friedman says
Love reading about fellow dog lovers. I absolutely love my two dogs. They are my life and my family. They have been there for me in such hard times!
Aww KORU BEAR with glasses~ Thank you for sharing the post. It’s great to see there are so many people like me, choose to hang out with their pooch over going on a date 🙂