Study: Many pet owners spoil their animals

Some pet owners throw parties for their pets

Published On: May 22 2013 04:36:06 AM EDT

Pet parents are showing their love for their furry friends by spending loads of cash and sometimes even throwing parties for pets.

Nearly half of dog owners spend $50 a month on their animals, according to a survey from Less than 40 percent of cat owners spend $50 a month on their pets.
Nearly a quarter of pet owners fess up to holding or attending a birthday celebration for an animal. That number is also higher for dog owners than cat owners.