25 Signs That You Are A Crazy Pet Owner

Posted by , Updated on November 12, 2021

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) recently estimated that up to 47% of all households in the United States have a dog, and up to 37% of them have a cat. Some families might actually own both a dog and a cat, which is why we cannot just count these two numbers up and say that 80% of American household have a pet. However, it is definitely safe to state that most families in the United States have a pet. With that said, there is a good chance that you are a pet owner too.

Now, would you say that you are a crazy pet owner? Of course you are not. Or… are you? Well, you might be surprised to know how many people have become so obsessed with their furry friends that they are actually turning mad. We have compiled a list with the most common signs that suggest your relationship with your pet might be a bit over the line. If you recognize yourself in most of these 25 Signs That You Are A Crazy Pet Owner, it is official – you are crazy about your pet. On the other hand, this is nothing to be ashamed of. It means you are a loving and kind-hearted person who just wants his or her dearest to be happy – whether they are humans or animals.


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You spend more money on your pet's food and treats than on your own.

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You talk to your pet as if it were your baby, and you consider yourself its mummy or daddy.

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You need to pee, but you will not get up because your pet is sleeping on your lap.

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There are more photos of your pet than that of your human family members on your smart devices.

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After you petted a foreign dog, you feel guilty as if you were cheating on your dog.

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You apologize when you have to leave for work or school.

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You celebrate your pet's birthday.

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Your pet usually gets most of your bed, and you squeeze in on the side.

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After you get back from work or school, you ask your pet how his or her day was.

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You spend a lot of money on your pet's toys that will end up destroyed or unused anyway.

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You buy only those flavors of yogurt that your cat likes as he has the privilege of licking the lid.

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Maybe you won’t admit to being a crazy pet owner, but we bet that you will love these photos: 25 Cute Photos Of Pets Growing Up To Start Off Your Day Right.


There is nothing you wouldn’t allow your dog to do to you. Your love for your dog has no limits.

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Your pet has a Facebook profile (and has more friends than you).

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You prefer spending Friday night cuddled up with your pet to any other activity.

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Other dogs know that you are a crazy dog person, and they tend to gather around you.

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You might have troubles finding a human partner because nobody is better than your pet.

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You haven’t been on a vacation for years as you are afraid nobody would be able to take care of your pet properly. You also simply cannot deal with the idea of being without it for so long.

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You have framed photos of your pet all over your house and even on your desk in the office.

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Can’t get enough of the cuteness? Check out 25 Dogs And Cats That Regret Using Human Furniture.


While some people have names picked out for their future children, you have names picked out for your future dogs.

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You are happy to share everything with your pet, including your food.

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Your friends say you are even starting to look like your pet.

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Confident that your pet has higher intelligence than other animals, you spend countless hours trying to teach it new useless skills.

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You spend more time doing your pet's manicure than doing yours.

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You have cancelled your plans tons of times because your pet has needed you.

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You have Skyped with your pet while being away.

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