Table 3

Frequency with which dog and cat owners provided various treats or snacks for their pets, as reported by pet owners in an online questionnaire on pet feeding practices

NeverOccasionallyFrequentlyDaily
Dogs (n=2897)Commercial treats23.1% (669)33.4% (967)25.8% (746)17.8% (515)
Homemade treats39.5% (1143)32.0% (926)20.1% (581)8.5% (247)
Table scraps19.0% (550)46.3% (1341)25.6% (741)9.1% (265)
Raw animal products46.5% (1347)49.1% (1421)4.5% (129)0% (0)
Cats (n=1530)Commercial treats38.8% (594)36.0% (551)17.6% (269)7.6% (116)
Homemade treats70.5% (1079)20.7% (316)7.1% (109)1.7% (26)
Table scraps45.0% (688)42.7% (654)9.2% (141)3.1% (47)
Raw animal products60.8% (931)37.1% (567)2.1% (32)0% (0)