(NEW YORK) — Dog owners are certainly fond of their pets, and a new survey reveals some actually hug their pooches more than their relatives and best friends.
A survey commissioned by Beneful Baked Delights found 68 percent of dog owners admitted they hug their four-legged friends more often than certain people in their lives.
Thirty percent of the dog owners surveyed say they hug their dogs more than their relatives, and 26 percent say they hug their dogs more than their best friends. One in ten women who own dogs admit they hug their pooch more than their spouse of significant other.
Additional findings from the survey of dog owners:
The survey involved 482 U.S. dog owners.
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