We celebrated National Love Your Pet Day last Sunday and one of the ways people love their pets is by showing them off on social media.
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National Love Your Pet Day is celebrated every February 20th and it’s a day for people to hug and show their love for that special furry baby or baby. About 60% of Americans currently own pets.
Besides giving us lots of love, according to the National Love Your Pet Day website, people learn a lot from their pets and are very grateful to have their pets in their lives. Here are a few reasons why people are grateful to their pets.
#1 My pet gives me unconditional love (22%)
#2 My pet helps comfort me when I’m sad (17%)
#3 My pet makes me want to come home (13%)
#4 My pet helps me become a more loving person (ten%)
#5 My pet is teaching me to be more patient (ten%)
Also, most people have a special bond with their pets. 12% of people let their pets sleep in the bed with them. 10% of people talk to their pets in a funny/sweet voice. 10% of respondents said their pet is their best friend, and 4% of respondents said they post far too many pictures of their pet online.
The most popular pet in America is the dog. About 40% of pet owners are dog owners. Cats are the second most popular pet with around 25% of pet owners. Fish were the 3rd most common pet, followed by birds, then hamsters.
22% of people treat their pet like family, and cats are a more popular pet for women than for men.
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