No prizes for guessing the most popular pets UK. Dogs, owned by approximately 25% of Brits in the UK are immensely popular pets.
1. Dogs | Most Popular Pets UK
Second only to “Man’s Best Friend”, cats enjoy immense popularity in the UK. They are one of the most popular pets in the UK with an estimated 8 million cats spread across 5 million UK household
2. Cats | Most Popular Pets UK
Rabbits are among the most popular pets in the UK. Around 2% of Brits own a rabbit, making them the UK’s third most popular pet
3. Rabbits | Most Popular Pets UK
Birds are the 4th most popular pets in the UK because they thrive in small living spaces, eat cheap food and make great companions.
4. Birds | Most Popular Pets UK
Guinea Pigs are immensely popular with families, thus making them one of the most popular pets in the UK
5. Guinea Pig
Around 1% of Brits in the UK own a hamster. You will be surprised to know that there are 24 different species of hamster
Tortoises and Turtles are fascinating pets, although they can be difficult to keep and require responsible ownership.
7. Tortoises and Turtle
Pet lizards in the UK are more common than you’d think. Lizards are often the first reptile that pet owners choose
Close to half a million chickens are now kept as pets in the UK, with the popularity of fowl increasing in recent years.
9. Domestic Fowl
For all the Brits who aren’t plagued with Ophidiophobia (fear of snakes), snakes find themselves as pets in 0.4% of UK household