Does your dog have top-of-the-line toys and a full wardrobe? Does it eat better food and sleep in a nicer bed than you? If so, it’s no surprise: Last year, Americans spent more than $72 billion on their pets, with that number expected to increase for 2019.
As an adoring pet parent, you probably don’t think twice about spoiling your fur babies. Even if your household is dog-free, you likely know someone who goes overboard when it comes to doting on their doggo. These tweets hilariously sum up what it’s like to spend way too much money on dogs.
Me: I should save money— rudy (@Dogspls) August 28, 2019
Also me: spending money on sweaters for my dog is a selfless act that should not count towards my budget
accountant: "youre basically broke"— k e i t h 🐤🥔 (@KeetPotato) October 27, 2015
wife: "he keeps spending money on stupid stuff"
me: "lets ask the dog if he thinks his jeans are stupid"
Never imagined myself as a “buy my dog cool raincoats” kind of guy. But here we are folks. pic.twitter.com/Az6K70JheC— Shawn McKenzie (@ShawnMcKenzieSN) August 29, 2019
This brunch place offers a gourmet dog menu and you know what take my money pic.twitter.com/KnCglNHyon— Mary von Aue (@von_owie) September 1, 2019
This dog’s name is Moochi and her rescue group is having a fundraiser this weekend called “A Smoochie With Moochi” so naturally I have emptied my 401k and am sitting outside the bar, 5 days early, with all of my money in singles pic.twitter.com/wrR0DcLF7p— mäther! (@carlysintothat) August 19, 2019
HE LOOKS FANTASTIC IT WAS A NECESSARY PURCHASE. 13/10 https://t.co/4o5SQGAMHE— WeRateDogs™ (@dog_rates) September 13, 2017
I would pay big bucks to be able to text my dog— troye (@troyesivan) May 9, 2019
My dog will only eat the expensive dog food, so I can never quit my job.— Donna McCoy (@Donna_McCoy) June 10, 2017
What is the word for when you own a certain breed of dog and thusly feel compelled to buy any merch even remotely featuring said breed of dog?— Josh Flanagan (@JoshtheFlanagan) August 25, 2019
I need more money so I can give my dogs the backyard they deserve— SPECIALK 🗯 (@kburton_25) May 14, 2019
I mean, who should I spend money on silly things like rent or food when I can buy my dog a Disney bomer jacket and toy?— Hollie Bennett (@HollieB) January 20, 2019
I don't regret my life choices (but Rupert might 😂) pic.twitter.com/xhgJlrSc9H
My mum will buy the dog £80 worth of toys and bedding but won’t even give me money for a meal deal— 𝕊𝔸𝕄 (@Sam_Edwards81) August 30, 2019
husband woke to discover that after a few wines last night, I bought $82 worth of cool dog leashes and I don’t have even half a regret— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) April 28, 2019
my love life goals isnt to find the man of my dreams--its to have enough money to afford 3 dogs and an adult baby sitter to take care of all 4 of us.— Curly Velasquez (@CurlyVee) May 1, 2018
Do I desperately need to save money? Yes.— sadie slikker (@SadieSlikker) September 3, 2019
Will that stop me from throwing my dog an extravagant 10th birthday party? No.
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