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AdoptaPetThe Lone Star state was declared #7 most “Puppy Loving” U.S. state, according to the Milk-Bone Doggy Love Index.

With Valentines Day around the corner, it is interesting to see how Texas will show love to its furry friends.

According to reports Big Heart Pet Brands, the makers of Milk-Bone, Pup-Peroni, Canine Carry Outs and Milo’s Kitchen brand dog treats, surveyed 3,000 dog parents to determine how regularly they engage in loving behaviors with their dogs (like doggy kisses and regular cuddle time).

Here are the top 25 U.S. states that love dogs most:

  1. California
  2. New York
  3. Washington
  4. Tennessee
  5. Florida
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Texas
  8. Missouri
  9. Ohio
  10. Arizona
  11. Pennsylvania
  12. Michigan
  13. New Hampshire
  14. Kentucky
  15. Montana
  16. Colorado
  17. Louisiana
  18. North Dakota
  19. Illinois
  20. Delaware
  21. Kansas
  22. Wisconsin
  23. Alabama
  24. Virginia
  25. Arkansas

73% of dog parents buy their dog a gift at least once a month, so this Valentine’s day tag Boom92 on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to share how you show your four-legged friend some love.

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