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info@pfma.org.uk

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0207 379 9009

Families and Pets

2018 research has highlighted an increase in the number of households owning a pet and the rise can be attributed to an incease in families owning pets. The number of households with children owning a dog has grown by 11% to 2.3 million, 230,000 more than last year.

HH with pets and children

2017 HH (%) 2018 HH (%) 2017 HH (000s) 2018 HH (000s)
Cat 20 21 1,730 1,730
Dog 24 28 2,070 2,300
Birds (as pets) 2.2 1.3 190 110
Small mammals 8.2 8.3 710 680
Total Pets 50 53 4,300 4,400

 

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