One-third of owners prefer their pet over their kids

September 11, 2019

[1]Americans certainly love their pets—in some cases, even more than their own flesh and blood.

This is according to a recent survey[2] of 2,000 pet parents across the U.S., conducted by OnePoll on behalf of pet food company I and Love and You.

Seventy-eight percent of respondents said they considered their four-legged friend to be “part of the family,” while 34 percent took it a step further, admitting their pet is their “favorite child.”

Other findings include:

For more on the results, check out the video below, courtesy I and Love and You.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/SA_PetSurvey.jpg
  2. a recent survey: https://www.iandloveandyou.com/blog/2019/pet-fanatics-the-bond-we-share-with-our-furry-friends

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