It’s gifting season again. We recently surveyed pup parents asking them about their gifting habits to get an idea of what dogs might be unwrapping this year. The short version: People love spoiling their dogs.
Here are some key takeaways:
- Pup parents gift monthly: 93% of customers gift their dogs at least once a month.
- It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas is the #1 special occasion for giving gifts to dogs whether it is from a pet parent (77%) or from family and friends.
- Special occasions rule: 36% of respondents have special holiday or birthday traditions with their dogs.
- Dogs are on the household budgets: Pup parents’ highest monthly expenses for their dogs are food (62% spend over $50), medical care (39% spend over $50), and gifts/treats (23% spend over 50).
Check out the infographic for the complete report.
There are even more interesting responses from pet parents not shown in the full report. Check them out here for a fuller picture of some of the more quirky and expensive gifts.
Need ideas for your shopping list? Head over to our gift guide for suggestions on gifts for both dogs and dog people.