However, according to the survey , being included as another child in the family may not be all fun and games for dogs. Nearly 72 percent of dog owners with children apply the same disciplinary standards to their pooches as they do with their kids. Although they may be disciplined, dogs are also given special privileges in the home as well; including 62 percent that have their own chair, sofa, or bed, and 13 percent even have their own room.Whether pet parents have children or not, certain parental activities remain common in households with dogs – 81 percent of dog parents know their pets’ birthdays, and have celebrated at least once, and 77 percent have admitted to buying their dog a present for their special day. Even when there’s not a special occasion to celebrate, 74 percent of pet parents said they like to share one meal with their dogs each day, with 75 percent choosing dinner as their favorite, a traditional time for the family to spend time together.
New Study Reveals That The American Family Has Gone To The Dogs
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