1 in 3 People Take More Photos of Their Pets Than Their Kids!
A third of pet parents have more photos of their furry friends on their phones than of their kids or significant other!That’s according to a new poll that finds the average owner takes over 400 pictures of their pets every year.
The survey of 2,000 dog and cat owners reveals that just 27 percent of respondents say they have more photos of their kids than their pet.That number drops to just 16 percent when it comes to pics of their partner!
The survey shed light on how much people love their pets.A quarter of respondents have shown their pet love by throwing a party just for them.
Further, half of pet parents feel incomplete when they’re not near their pet (52%) and three-quarters have even taken their pet on vacation (79%).
Most pet owners agree that although they love having their pet around, their shedding hair becomes a problem (59%).Fifty-seven percent of pet owners are spending more time and energy cleaning up pet hair than they want to, averaging about four hours a week.
A whopping 85 percent sweep or vacuum their floors or furniture at least twice a week because of their pet’s hair.Forty-one percent of respondents keep their pet’s hair top of mind when it comes to their clothes, with 57 percent of those with shedding pets admitting they always have to remove pet hair from their clothes before they leave home.
In fact, pet parents have gotten used to keeping a lint roller in their car (57%) or purse (55%) to get rid of any stray hairs on the go.Nearly one in four people wash their bedding at least once a week due to pet hair (23%).