Most people with pets, especially dogs and cats, regard them as members of the family.

More than half of pet owners give them gifts on valentine's Day, according to Petcube. A recent survey says 84% are more affectionate with their pets than their partners.

More than half (54%) buy them Valentine's Day gifts. The National Retail Foundation says $681 million will be spent on pets this Valentine's Day.

Here's a dating tip: 76% of people find a potential partner more attractive if they're pet friendly, and 25% have brought their pet on a date.

I've met a couple women who keep snakes as pets.

PLEASE leave it home!!