Friday, February 13, 2015

How do Americans plan to treat their pets this Valentine’s Day?

    Old Mother Hubbard survey finds 42% of Americans will buy their dogs a special treat

    Old Mother Hubbard has conducted a survey of 600 US pet owners to see how they planned to spend Valentine’s Day with their pets.
    The survey found that 57% of pet parents said it was a deal breaker if their significant other or potential significant other didn’t like pets. Forty-two percent of Americans will buy their dogs a special treat this Valentine’s Day and another 11% will prepare a special meal for their furry friend.
    Other survey findings include:
    • 26% of all pet parents say that their pet gets jealous when they show affection to their significant other
    • 54% of American pet owners tell their pets “I Love You” on a daily basis
    • 1 in 10 American pet parents have used a photo of their pet in an online dating profile
    To celebrate Valentine’s Day with their pets:
    • 21% will invest in new toys  
    • 18% will show their pooch some extra attention  
    • 6% will invest in some chic new clothing
    • 4% will take their pets to the groomer

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