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I buy and wrap Christmas presents for my 2 dogs, I also buy the rabbits a present too. My argument is that my pets are family members, but I have been told it's unusual.

Beezyruth
a year ago
What do you think of this?
KirstyW
KirstyWa year ago

They are part of the family and shouldn't be left out, its only a little treat. Is it non pet owners who say that?

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Beezyruth
Beezyruth
Original Poster
a year ago

Yes, but they used to have a pet that's the part I don't get. My dogs are part of the family and I'd feel so mean if I didn't get them anything.

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ukheather
ukheathera year ago

They are family. No it’s not unusual. Some people don’t think that but I find that more odd tbh lol

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Mummy18
Mummy18a year ago

Not unusual at all. They are valued members of our families so they deserve a treat too ☺️

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hspexy
hspexya year ago

Lol I know people who treat their pets as they are their babies...(I’ll admit, I’m one of them!) and nothing wrong with that. If you can love, why not love your pets too?

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Court0
Court0a year ago

I buy my dog Christmas presents too, normally they end up being treats for her🙈

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MrsCraig
MrsCraiga year ago

We buy our dog birthday and Christmas presents. She has even been known to get a steak on her birthday. She was our first baby, so why wouldn't we spoil her too.

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sarahgreen15
sarahgreen15a year ago

Same here 🙌🏻 my 11 year old got steak / doggy tapas for her birthday this year, which included chicken, eggs, green beans, blueberries, steak, dog biscuits, carrots and watermelon... 🤣

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MrsCraig
MrsCraiga year ago

sarahgreen15 oh now that sounds amazing! I may need to steal that idea for our dogs next birthday! People have been known to buy her presents too, they are even wrapped.

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Beezyruth
Beezyruth
Original Poster
a year ago

sarahgreen15 my dogs eat bananas, broccoli stalks and cabbage 🤷 they're their favourites

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MrsCraig
MrsCraiga year ago

RuthSwain our dog isn't keen on bananas, she likes broccoli, never tried her on cabbage.

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sarahgreen15
sarahgreen15a year ago

I don’t tend to wrap the presents for my two dogs, but all friends who buy them presents wrap them 🤣 I do always buy them something each every Christmas and for each of their birthdays 🥰

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludia year ago

Lots of people buy presents for pets nowadays.

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Beezyruth
Beezyruth
Original Poster
a year ago

So glad there's so many "unusual" pet lovers out there. I'm getting my 2 dogs rawhide free bones and the 2 rabbits are getting a corn chew thingy.

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Suniverse
Suniversea year ago

Maybe a nice warm pet jumper for winter

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blacklabrador
blacklabradora year ago

I buy my two dogs Christmas, Birthday and "Gotcha Day" presents.

Possibly not a popular thing to say but I prefer them to most people.

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Beezyruth
Beezyruth
Original Poster
a year ago

blacklabrador my 2 incidentally enough black labs get gotcha day presents too

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blacklabrador
blacklabradora year ago

RuthSwain Great minds think alike

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