Yes!  I know I do!   According to a recent survey of U. S. dog owner conducted on behalf of Beneful Baked Delights dog snacks, 68% of those surveyed hug their four legged furry friends more often than certain people in their lives.

56% of dog owners say that hugging their dogs make them smile and 55% say it makes them feel happier. 

Almost 40% say hugging their dogs makes them forget about the stress in their life.

One-in-ten female dog owners surveyed say she hugs her dog more than her spouse or significant other.

More than 60% of dog owners say that when they hug their dog, he/she returns their affection.

Do you love hugging your dog?  Does it make you feel better?