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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
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