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Who's Top Dog In Your House?

Lucy is top dog at her house!

I'm sure you don't need statistics to tell you that your dog probably runs your life, but it's a fact backed by the recently published AKC 21st Century Dog Owners Study, focusing on the behaviors, attitudes, and purchasing habits of dog owners. Of the 750 owners of AKC - registered dogs surveyed:

-88% regard their dog as a beloved family member
-51% stated that their dogs affect how they spend their leisure time
-47% consider their dogs' comfort when shopping for a car
-72% said they look for the best and highest-quality brands of pet products for their dogs
-2 out of 3 owners purchased an average of 9.3 balls for their dogs to play with in the past 12 months
-around 89% of owners who compete in AKC events with their dogs say they are most proud of their dogs' accomplishments