MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We know parents make plenty of sacrifices for their kids, but how about pet parents?

A new study of American pet owners shows that people with cats or dogs say they make personal sacrifices to take care of them.

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Sixty-eight percent say they feel guilty if they travel without their pet.

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The survey also showed pet owners missed out on about 30 social events a year to be with their pet.

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The study also suggested that nearly a quarter of pet owners only take one vacation per year, and some not even the one.