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November 13, 2019

Eight Stats About 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)

About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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