Research from Agria Pet Insurance discovered that more than half (56 per cent) of Brits surveyed fell in love with their pet within just half an hour. However, nearly a quarter (20 per cent) said it had taken up to six months to decide that their partner was “the one”.
According to a new study, it takes just 30 minutes to fall in love with a pet, compared to six months to fall in love with a partner.
Four in ten (40 percent) of those polled said they would describe the moment they met their pet as love at first sight, while only 16 per cent could say the same about their other half.
It’s not surprising that so many of us believe in love at first sight as most dog lovers know that feeling when we meet a dog and our heart just melts.
“One of the reasons we have such a great relationship with our dogs is because of the unconditional love that they are so good at giving – and that we so often don’t get from others in our lives.
Statistically speaking, the relationship we have with our dogs is more likely to last longer than our marriages, and so choosing our canine partner wisely couldn’t be more important for a long and happy life together, as is responsible dog ownership.
The survey of 2,000 pet owners found that 53 per cent of people cuddle up with their pet on the sofa yet only 36 per cent would snuggle up with their other half. In fact, more than a quarter said they would actually prefer to share their bed with their pooch rather than their partner.
Science Confirms For Dachshund Their Humans Are Their Parents
Dachshund whole pattern of behavior is the same as that of a human child.
People generally see their pets as their children or at least as part of the family, because we raise, educate, love and consent them a lot, and we take responsibility for their well-being.
That work we do with them and the bond we create makes them the most important thing in our lives and we the most important thing in theirs.
According to a study carried out by the veterinarian Lisa Horn of the University of Vienna, Australia, our dogs and kittens see us as if we were their parents.
What was the study about?
Lisa, studying 22 puppies which she divided into three groups, the first group stayed in a room, away from their parents, the second, stayed in a room with their parents but they had to remain silent and ignore them and the third was a group made up of dogs and their parents, they had to motivate the dogs to play, they spoke to them, they consented and they fed them as they rewarded their good behavior or to play when they told them to.
The results obtained were to be expected, the dogs that were close to their parents, that is, the second and the third group, showed themselves as very cheerful, playful and extroverted animals, they did not feel bad or insecure at any time.
However, the first group, those who were completely separated from their parents, felt insecure and fearful, did not want to respond to stimuli such as play or food.