Half Of Dog Owners Would Hang Out With Their Pet Over People

January 18, 2018

It’s a pretty well known fact that dogs > people, but this news just confirms it; a study of 2,000 dog owners found that 51% of them admit to dodging social events just to hang out with their dog.

And that’s just the beginning.  

The bond between dogs and their owners is like no other, one that has dog owners saying their pet helps them get through nearly five stressful events every week. 88% of people also believe their dog makes them a better person.

Here’s some other stats from the survey, because dogs truly are our best friend:

20% say their dog has helped them get through a breakup
82% noticed their mental health has improved because of their dog
78% base major life choices around their dog
73% tell their dog things they wouldn’t tell anyone else