CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – According to a recent Petco survey, most pet parents are looking forward to spending the holidays with their pets more so than other human family members, and nearly 80% of pet parents plan to include their furry, finned, feathered and scaly friends in holiday gifting this year.

We spoke with, National Dog Training Manager at Petco, Darris Cooper, to help inspire pet parents to level up celebrations with their pets this year!