With Halloween coming up this Saturday, Big Heart Pet Brands, the makers of Milk-Bone dog biscuits, conducted a survey to determine the top 25 states that included dogs in Halloween festivities.
Three thousand pet parents were asked whether they dress up their dog in costume, take their dog trick-or-treating, or include them in a variety of other Halloween activities. Here are the results:
2. New Jersey
4. South Carolina
7. New York
18. West Virginia
23. North Carolina
24. South Dakota
With Virginia topping the nation for a dog-inclusive Halloween, what percent of Virginia residents do the following Halloween activities with their dog?
- Dress up their dog in costume: 64%
- Greet trick-or-treaters at the door with their dog: 43%
- Give their dog extra treats during Halloween: 57%
- Take their dog to doggy parades or gatherings: 21%
- Bring their dog trick-or-treating: 36%