Would you dress up as a mall Santa for a month if it meant your pet had the best holiday ever? How about watching “Frosty the Snowman” twice a day for the entire month of December? Spend the holidays with the Grinch?
Chewy polled hundreds of pet parents and found that, by an overwhelming margin, most of us would stop at nothing to include our pets in the magic of the season. That’s because our pets make the holidays (and every day) better.
Pets Partake in Holiday Traditions
Pets Dress to Thrill
They Party Hardy at Holiday Events
(And not just for the belly rub opportunities.)
Pets Are the Beating Heart of the Family
91% said their pets’ love is especially comforting during the holidays.
87% of pet parents polled said the holidays would not be the same without their pets.
We’d Do Almost Anything for Our Pets
We LOVE to Spoil Them
They Made Our Heart Grow Three Sizes
I picked her from a shelter. I noticed her immediately and was charmed as she cocked her head side to side when she saw me. I started to drive home, then went back to pick her up. She was destined to be my dog.”
When I got my dog, I had just lost my best friend and was going through some of the worst times in my life. Then my puppy came along and pulled me out of that funk by just being so energetic and loving.”
Having pets just brings something extra to your life. It’s a different version of what having kids brings to your life. Seeing them happy makes me happy. Seeing them excited makes me happy. Cuddling with them is comforting to me.”
We had a group of three kitties, then added one more as two of them passed. When those last two passed, I feared that I’d never love again the way I loved them (especially Misty, who was like my child). Our new kitties opened up my heart again in a way I never knew possible.”
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