Woman posing with dog

National Love Your Pet Day

February 20th has been declared National Love Your Pet Day.

Its a day to give some extra love to your pets, who bring you happiness through the year.

According to the 2013 – 2014 American Pet Products Association‘s National Pet Owners Survey, this is the breakdown of pet types in American households:

Dogs – 46.7% (of households)
Cats – 37.3%
Freshwater Fish – 12%
Birds – 5.7%
Small Animal/Reptile – 5.7%
Horse – 2.3%
Saltwater Fish – 1.5%

No matter what kind of pet you have, today is the day to give them an extra hug/pet, share a picture of them online with the hashtag #NationalLoveYourPetDay, give them an extra treat, or just spend time snuggling with them.

Scroll through the National Love Your Pet Day feed here: https://twitter.com/hashtag/nationalloveyourpetday 

 

Photo credit: nenetus at freedigitalphotos.net

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