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Dog Owners Take More Pictures of Their Pups Than Their Spouses, New Study Suggests

If you own a dog, you know what a joy it is to take photos of your furry friend. There’s nothing quite like snapping Fido falling asleep in a funny place, learning a hilarious new trick, or simply just being all-in-all adorable (which, let’s face it, is all the time). But you might be surprised to know that you might be taking more pics of your pup than your own significant other.

Yes, really. A new study from, a site that connects dog owners with sitters, revealed that 65 percent of dog owners have admitted to taking more snapshots of their precious pet than their precious significant other.

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The study also showed another somewhat startling revelation about dog owners — nearly half of them revealed that they find it harder to leave their pet than their human companion.

Less surprisingly, the research showed that 94 percent of the dog owners consider the dog as part of their family. But awkwardly enough, a whopping 56 percent of the owners greet their dogs when they come home before they say hi to the rest of their (human) family.

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We don’t blame you if you’re taking a quick search through your camera roll to try to find your hubby now, only to get distracted by the latest pet pic you took. Don’t worry — if your favorite human feels the same way about your favorite doggo, they probably won’t take it personally.

Besides, it’s common knowledge that no one looks as cute chomping away on a snack as a dog does — it’s indisputable!


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