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Statistics About The Most Popular Favorite Animals

The most popular favorite animals based on statistics are dogs, followed by cats and then horses.

In this post, we examine a comprehensive collection of statistics showcasing the popularity and preference for various animals as pets across different countries. From dogs reigning supreme in the United States to cats claiming the top spot in Switzerland and Canada, these figures shed light on the diverse choices made by households when it comes to their beloved animal companions.

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"As of 2019, dogs are ranked as the most popular pet in the world [67 percent of U.S households, or about 85 million families]."

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"Cats are the second-most favored pet globally [49.5 percent of U.S households]."

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"Rabbits are kept as pets in approximately 1.5 percent of US households."

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"About 12.5 million households keep freshwater fish in the U.S."

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"Birds are house pets in 7.9 million homes in America."

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"Saltwater fish are in about 2.5 million American households."

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"About 1.6 million Americans own a reptile as a pet."

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"Roughly 393,000 households in the U.S keep horses as pets."

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"Small animals like guinea pigs are the 8th most popular pets, with around 2 percent of households owning them."

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Statistic 10

"In a 2019 survey, dogs were voted the most loved pet in the United Kingdom, with 26 percent votes."

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"Elephants are ranked as the world's third favorite animal according to a survey."

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"Tigers are the world's second favorite animal as per a survey."

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"After dogs and cats, turtles are the most favored pets in Italy, with an estimated 3.5 million being kept."

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"In Germany, small mammals are the third most popular pets at 22%."

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"Goldfish are the fourth most popular pet in the UK, with approximately 20-25 million kept as pets."

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"Cats are the most popular pet in Switzerland, found in 25% of houses."

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"In South Africa, fish are the second most popular pet with approximately 1.6 million kept."

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"About 50% of Australians own a pet dog making it the most popular pet in Australia."

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"Dogs are favored by 39% of households in Brazil, making them the most popular pet."

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Statistic 20

"In Canada, cats are the most popular pet, with 9.3 million kept across the country."

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In conclusion, dogs are consistently ranked as the most popular pet worldwide, with cats following closely behind. Various countries have their own preferences when it comes to favorite animals, with fish, birds, and small mammals also being popular choices across different regions. Personal preferences and cultural differences play a significant role in determining which animals are favored as pets in each country.

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