Will Your Pet be Getting a Visit From Santa Paws Tonight?

Elizabeth Elden
24th December 2017, 9:00 AM
  • 60% of pets will be getting a Christmas present this year
  • North East of England and Scotland spoil their pets most
  • Owners spend over £10 on presents
  • Most presents bought are for dogs
The nations pets will be spoilt with presents this Christmas. Image: Amazon

60% of the nations pet will be getting a visit from Santa Paws tonight, according to a survey from Amazon.

Furry fanatics plan on spending an average of £13 on their pampered pets, getting them between one to three presents this Christmas.

Owners will be splashing out this year on gourmet treats, pet accessories, and grooming product for their pets, with the most amount of presents going to dogs.

A predicted 74% of our canine companions will be getting presents this year, making them the most pampered pet.

The best selling Christmas gifts show that dogs will be in line for a festive feast.

Owners can buy pigs in blankets on a festive dinner plate, and a Christmas dinner stocking, with salmon for starter, turkey for the main course, and cheese biscuits for pudding.

74% of all pet presents bought are for dogs. Image: Amazon

The most popular pet accessories include doggie bow ties, and reindeer Christmas collars.

Cats won’t be left out though, in London, 90% of all pet presents bought are for cats, making London the top region for cat lovers.

Luxury accessories, Christmas dinner stockings, and fresh water drinking fountains are the top selling presents for cats this year.

One in ten also believe that their pets are more appreciative for their Christmas presents, than friends and family.

Jo Langrish-Dixon, Amazon’s Christmas Store Manager, said, “As a nation of animal lovers, owners up and down the country are making sure that their pets enjoy the same festive experience as the rest of the household.”

The top five regions who have bought presents for their pets this festive season are:

  1. North East England- 72%
  2. Scotland- 69%
  3. West Midlands- 64%
  4. Wales- 56%
  5. London- 55%
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