Do you buy your pet a Christmas present to open on the 25th? It seems you’re not the only one as research by OnBuy.com has found that 87 per cent of pet owners have bought their furry friend a present this year, with a quarter admitting they spend more on their pet than their actual friends!
After pampering our pooches all year round, it seems a lot of us go overboard at this time of year. As well as pet stockings, treats and various other gifts, you can even purchase a Christmas greeting card for your pet and research has found that 7 per cent of pet owners actually do this.
In terms of a budget, 35 per cent of those surveyed admitted to spending around £20 - £30 on their pets Christmas gift which include treats, toys and even clothes.
But what about the all-important gift wrap for your four-legged friend to open? 83 per cent wrap their pets present up before popping them under the tree for their pet before 73 per cent prepare a delicious dog or cat friendly Christmas dinner for their animal to enjoy. After all that dinner and so many gifts, your pet will need a well-deserved nap.
- If you're thinking about cooking your dog a Christmas dinner, maybe you should check how healthy your pet is?