Study: Dog owners take more pictures of their pet than their spouses

Come on, are you even surprised?

A new study from, an online network that connects dog owners with pet services, found that 65 percent of dog owners admitted to snapping more photos of their dog than their significant other.

The report, called The Truth About Dog People, surveyed thousands of dog owners to dive deeper into their minds, according to Through research, the report found that dog owners are redefining their relationship with their pooches through an "increased regard for the feelings and dignity of their pets."

Now if you're feeling guilty about filling your cellphone with hundreds of pictures of your pooch, it's not the only area where spouses seem to take a backseat to your furry friends.

The study also discovered more interesting findings:

  • 54 percent of dog owners would consider ending a relationship if their dog didn't like their partner
  • 24 percent of pet parents make up songs to sing to their dogs
  • One in four pet parents have brought their pet on a date
  • 47 percent of those with a significant other find it harder to leave their dog for a week than their human partner
  • 56 percent of dog people say hello their dog first when they come home before greeting the rest of the family states that there are 54 million households in the country with at least one dog. 

To read more about the study findings, visit