National Cat Day was last week, and we saw a poll about cat owners. Now here are eight stats from a recent survey of 1,000 dog owners . . .

  1. 92% of dog owners say their dog is like part of the family. That's compared to 84% of cat owners who said the same about their cat.
  2. 73% let their dog up on the couch or other furniture.
  3. 69% said their dog is their favorite member of their household... 75% of woman agreed with that one, compared to 63% of men.
  4. 62% have bought their dog a holiday gift before.
  5. 54% have celebrated their dog's birthday.
  6. 43% have taken their dog on vacation with them.
  7. 25% have bought a car or home with their dog in mind.
  8. 17% have carried their dog or pushed them in a stroller, even though they could have walked on their own.

Read more at PR Newswire.