Trivia

AAHA Pet Owner Survey

  • The majority (80%) of pet owners value the companionship that they get from their pets. In return, they feel the love and attention they give their pet are the most important things they can give them.
  • Fifty-eight (58%) of pet owners consider themselves their pets' mom or dad; another 28% consider themselves their pets' playmates and friends.N
  • Nearly one-third of pet owners spend more time with their pets than with family or friends.
  • Most pet owners (89%) believe that their pets understand all or some of what they say.
  • Over half (53%) believe that their pets would come to their rescue of they were in distress.
  • Six out of 10 pet owners say they would spend $1,000 or more to save their pets' lives.
  • Half of pet owners say that they celebrate their pets' birthdays, and almost 80% give them presents for their birthdays or holiday occasions.
  • Almost seven out of 10 pet owners talk to their pets on the telephone or through their answering machines when they're not home.

Top male dog names

1. Max                                                    26. Shadow 
2. Buddy                                                 27. Gizmo
3. Rocky                                                 28. Bentley
4. Bailey                                                 29. Zeus 
5. Jake                                                   30. Jackson
6. Charlie                                                31. Baxter
7. Jack                                                   32. Bandit
8. Toby                                                   33. Gus
9. Cody                                                   34. Samson
10. Buster                                               35. Milo
11. Duke                                                 36. Rudy
12. Cooper                                              37. Louie
13. Riley                                                 38. Hunter
14. Harley                                               39. Casey
15. Bear                                                  40. Rocco 
16. Tucker                                               41. Sparky
17. Murphy                                              42. Joey 
18. Lucky                                                43. Bruno
19. Oliver                                                 44. Beau
20. Sam                                                  45. Dakota
21. Oscar                                                46. Maximus
22. Teddy                                                47. Romeo
23. Winston                                             48. Boomer
24. Sammy                                              49. Luke
25. Rusty                                                 50. Henry

Top female dog names

1. Bella                                                    26. Missy
2. Molly                                                    27. Lilly 
3. Lucy                                                    28. Mia
4. Maggie                                                 29. Katie
5. Daisy                                                   30. Zoey
6. Sophie                                                 31. Madison
7. Sadie                                                   32. Stella
8. Chloe                                                   33. Penny
9. Bailey                                                  34. Belle
10. Lola                                                   35. Casey 
11. Zoe                                                    36. Samantha
12. Abby                                                  37. Holly
13. Ginger                                                38. Lexi
14. Roxy                                                  39. Lulu 
15. Gracie                                                40. Brandy
16. Coco                                                  41. Jasmine
17. Sasha                                                42. Shelby
18. Lily                                                     43. Sandy
19. Angel                                                  44. Roxie
20. Princess                                             45. Pepper
21. Emma                                                 46. Heidi
22. Annie                                                  47. Luna
23. Rosie                                                  48. Dixie 
24. Ruby                                                   49. Honey
25. Lady                                                    50. Dakota