Pet Parents

What does pet parents mean?

Pet owners that treat their pet like a child

A slang term that describes pet owners that treat their pet like a kid.

Oftentimes, the owners are a couple and they don't have kids of their own so they spoil their pet(s). They buy traditionally human items like clothing and feature them in Christmas cards.


Joe and Kate are such pet parents, they even have a christmas stocking for their poodle!

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Updated December 2, 2015

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