Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/5/2021 | Trends in howliday gift giving for dogs, some people would rather sleep with their dog than their significant other, and more

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Stacie Grissom, director of Content & Communications at BarkBox discusses trends in howliday gift giving for dogs, and special packages available from BarkBox. There’s something for everyone, from more dainty pups to dogs who can chew through everything. BarkBox toys are original to BarkBox, and some offer an enriching and super interesting activity. Wouldn’t you like be a dog toy designer?

McKenzie Dillon, sleep coach at says some people would rather sleep with their dog compared to their significant other. And we discuss why that might be the case. So many say dogs have gone from our yards into our homes into our bedroom, but that fact is that occurred millions of years ago. Maybe that’s why we feel more comfortable sleeping next to our pup.

From Embrace pet insurance, the most popular cat and most popular dog names of 2021.

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Steve Dale, certified animal behavior consultant, is host of two nationally syndicated radio shows–Steve Dale’s Pet World and The Pet Minute–as well as host of Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, Chicago. (Click for more.)