The Average Dog Causes Almost 2,000 Family Fights . . . Here are the Top 20 Reasons

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Couple Fighting

Couple Fighting

Dog owners seem pretty OBSESSED with their dogs.  And that’s fine.  But the problem with obsession is that it leads to ridiculous, irrational ARGUMENTS.

According to a new study, the average dog causes almost 2,000 family fights over the course of its life.

The average dog lives 12.8 years and causes 156 fights every year . . . that’s an average of one fight every 2.3 days.

The fights aren’t always big . . . but they’re still fights.  The survey also found a list of the top 20 fights caused by dogs.  What do you think the number one reason was?

#1.)  What to do with the dog when you’re going out.

#2.)  Who should walk the dog.

#3.)  Whether the dog should be allowed on the bed.

#4.)  Whether the dog should be allowed upstairs.

#5.)  Who should clean up the dog poop in the backyard.

#6.)  Being too harsh on the dog.

#7.)  Letting the dog on the couch.

#8.)  Spending too much money on the dog.

#9.)  Training the dog.

#10.)  Feeding the dog from the table.

#11.)  Who should babysit or look after the dog.

#12.)  Grooming.

#13.)  Damage caused by the dog.

#14.)  Who chose to get the dog in the first place.

#15.)  Who cleans up when the dog makes a mess in the house.

#16.)  Who cleans up when the dog throws up.

#17.)  Treating the dog too much like a human.

#18.)  Allowing the dog into rooms it’s not allowed in.

#19.)  Children’s toys being eaten.

#20.)  Shoes being chewed.

Even with ALL those different arguments, only 14% of people with kids and dogs say they argue about their dog more than their children.

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