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Male dog owners mostly wear casual clothes

Male dog owners don’t care much about fashion, Prins Petfoods found out in a survey.

Male dog owners don't care much about fashion, but they are annoyed by muddy paw prints and dog hair on their clothes. This is evident from a large study by Prins Petfoods in collaboration with men's fashion store Only for Men and research agency Markteffect. The study was conducted among 1 045 men with dogs in the Netherlands.

According to the study, 37 per cent of male dog owners on average are annoyed by mud and dirt caused by jumping dogs. Another 33 per cent find dog hair the number one annoyance when it comes to their pets.

The dogs in the survey seem to have little trouble with face masks, which are almost a regular part of our outfits nowadays: 90 per cent of respondents indicate that their dog does not respond to the face mask its owner is wearing. Some 78 per cent of the dogs do not respond by barking, jumping or growling to any item of clothing at all.

The average male dog owner mostly wears casual clothes, including when he goes to work. It is therefore not surprising that 39 per cent of respondents do not consider specially developed clothing for dog owners necessary. Three out of ten men would like to add a jacket with enough pockets for necessities such as treats and poo bags to their wardrobe. It is striking that only 16 per cent would like to have special outdoor pants from which you can easily rinse those annoying muddy pawprints.

| 4 March 2021 | 12:15


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