Who doesn’t like domesticated animals, like Dogs, Cats, and Birds?
Our list of Top 10 Best Domesticated Animals includes some pets like Dogs that you just can’t wait to cuddle, and some like snakes that will have you asking ‘How can someone own THAT as a pet?‘
Fun Facts About Domesticated Animals
393.3 million pets live in the United States.
Pet ownership has increased 20% since 1988.
85 million or 67% of American homes include a pet.
95% of American pet owners consider their pets to be family members.
Freshwater aquarium fish are the most popular pet by numbers, with 139.3 million of them nationwide.
Generation X and Millennials make up more than two-thirds of all pet owners in the United States.
Americans spend $1 billion each year on pet insurance.
Top 10 Best Domesticated Animals To Own
Our list of the Top 10 domesticated Animals isn’t based on just one metric.
Because if that was the case fish would be the most popular pet in America just by their sheer numbers.
Instead, we looked at a combination of factors, lifespan, upkeep, the animal’s interaction with pet owners, etc. to come up with our top 10 best list.
Bringing up the rear, our slowpoke pals, the Turtles
Turtles are one of the most popular specialty pets, according to AVMA’s calculations. They’re even more popular than snakes and lizards. Despite their tough exterior, many pet owners find them to be sweet and docile.
Back in the 80s and 90’s Ferrets were all the rage, but they aren’t as popular today.
Found in 6% of pet-owning households nationwide, bird owners mainly enjoy their pets because they are fun to watch and are an interesting conversation piece.
According to Petcha, cockatiels and parrots are the two most popular breeds amongst American owners.
Fish are the third most popular pet in the United States, with nearly 12% of American households owning at least one. Owners say they make attractive home decor, as well as that maintaining fish, is a fun and easy hobby.
Cats are cute, cats are independent, and cats don’t need to go for a walk during a Hurricane. Some breeds better than others but there are a lot of good breeds such as Shorthair, Scottish Fold, and Maine Coon. They are cute and WAY WAY better than dogs.
Dogs are cute, dogs are loyal. Some breeds better than others but there are a lot of good breeds such as Dachshunds, retrievers, and beagles. They are cute and WAY WAY better than cats.
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