More People Practicing Their Parenting Skills On Their Pets

People Are Using Their Pets To Help Them Get Ready For Parenthood

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–  RAISING A CHILD IS SERIOUS BUSINESS,.

Parenting a child can be an overwhelming task, especially if you don’t have any experience. A one poll survey found people are using pets to prepare for raising children. 61 percent of the people in the survey admit using their pets as a test run for parenthood. They admitted to doing things with their pets that parents do with their children. 29 percent said they would throw birthday parties for their pets … 24 percent have been seen dressed like their pets in matching outfits. 21 percent sit and watch television with their furry babies. Some other ways these pet owners treat their dogs and cats like children range from potty training them to giving them presents during the holidays.