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How much, exactly, do people love their dogs? Data would suggest that the answer is roughly “a lot.” Already, American spending on pets is rising to close to $60 billion, with no signs of stopping.
According to CBS News, some of the biggest gains in the pet industry went toward more expensive, healthier pet food than what was previously bought. Studies have also shown that people tend to think of dogs as their children, and a surveyed 81% of people consider dogs to be “true family members.”
Are you looking for ways to spoil your dog child? Here are three ways you can treat your furry family member to something a little special.
1. Healthy Dog Treats
Years ago, the market for healthy dog treats was quite limited. Today, you can access everything from organic dog p (more…)
We Love Our Doggies
When you have a household pet, chances are that you consider them to be part of your family. Given this, you likely take them to the vet on a regular basis and make sure that their shots are up-to-date. In addition to taking care of your pet’s health and well-being by only feeding them quality […]
Did you know that nearly 50 million U.S. households own a dog? That’s nearly 50 percent of all households! Dogs are our companions and tried and true friends. They greet us when we get home, they love on us when we are sad, and they are always up for a walk or belly rub. If […]
If you’re among the 46.3 million households in the U.S. that have a dog, you’ve most likely heard some pretty ridiculous “facts” about dogs. Turns out, some popular “facts” like “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” are just myths! Check out the following myths about dogs so you know what’s true and what’s […]
- Why Cats? Why Not Cats?
The photographer Julius Motal stumbled upon a cat night at a Brooklyn bar. From there, he rode the wave from one cat extravaganza to the next. [...]
- Why Cats? Why Not Cats?
The photographer Julius Motal stumbled upon a “cat night” at a Brooklyn bar. From there, he rode the wave from one cat extravaganza to the next. [...]
- The NY Cat Film Festival Is Here. And No One’s Allergic to Movies.
The festival, which has its premiere on Saturday, will tour the country with two programs of shorts devoted to the feline way of life. [...]
- The Friend Who Diagnoses Too Much
And: a sexual-harassment skeptic; a clumsy plans avoider; and the early stages of dating a man who’s (oh no) allergic to cats. [...]
- I’m a Lesbian Who Hates Cats. I’m Going to Die Alone.
They mirror bad relationships. They ghost you. They string you along with tiny rewards. [...]