Love is in the air for our furry friends this valentines day as pet owners gear up to shower their dogs in gifts. As they say – dogs are better than humans!
According to a survey conducted by Finder, on average, households are expected to drop $17.37 on their pet dogs. That comes out to $479.2 million in gifts for pups.
Here are some key highlights from the survey:
- American households plan to spend an estimated $751.3 million on gifts for their cats and dogs on Valentine’s Day – a 16% increase of $103.4 million from last year, when Americans spent an estimated $647.9 million.
- Gen X is planning on spending the most on Valentine’s Day gifts for their pets, spending an average of $20.85 on their dogs.
- Men are planning on spending an average of $23.93 on Valentine’s gifts for their dogs.
- Women are planning on spending an average of $13.88 for their dogs.