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British Pet Population

30th August 2017

Dear easipetcare friends,

Have you ever wondered what the nation’s favourite pet is?

Well I am thrilled to reveal that with the help of Sainsbury’s Bank, we’re officially a country barking mad for dogs! Woof Woof! And did you know….. that the most popular dog name in the UK is MAX?! And the most popular cat name is… POPPY!

Us busy paws here at easipetcare HQ in Warwickshire are surrounded by dog lovers, with a 66% majority of pet owners here owning dogs! But do you know what the most popular pet in your area is? Read on to find out more about our nation’s most loved pets…

 

   

Now it’s time to find out whether you’re living in a cat or dog loving hotspot too! 🙂 If your home isn’t listed, you can find out here

Chatham & Dartford
You’re a dog loving county!

It was a close one but our doggy friends are on top where you live and 88% of dog owners say that they feel happier and have a better quality of life because of their pets 🙂

Top dog breeds in Kent

  1. Crossbreed
  2. Cocker Spaniel
  3. Labrador
Top cat breeds in Kent

  1. Domestic Shorthair
  2. British Shorthair
  3. Tabby
Derby
You’re a dog loving county!

Dogs are on top where you live and 88% of dog owners say that they feel happier and have a better quality of life because of their pets 🙂

Top dog breeds in Derbyshire

  1. Crossbreed
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Cocker Spaniel
Top cat breeds in Derbyshire

  1. Domestic Shorthair
  2. British Shorthair
  3. Tabby
Kettering
You’re a dog loving county!

There’s a lot more barking than meowing where you live and 88% of dog owners say that they feel happier and have a better quality of life because of their pets 🙂

 Top dog breeds in Northamptonshire

  1. Crossbreed
  2. Cocker Spaniel
  3. Labrador
Top cat breeds in Northamptonshire

  1. Domestic Shorthair
  2. British Shorthair
  3. Tabby
Luton
You’re a dog loving county!

It’s a dog’s life where you live and 88% of dog owners say that they feel happier and have a better quality of life because of their pets 🙂

 Top dog breeds in Bedfordshire

  1. Crossbreed
  2. Labrador
  3. Cocker Spaniel
Top cat breeds in Bedfordshire

  1. Domestic Shorthair
  2. British Shorthair
  3. Tabby
Reading
You’re a cat loving county!

It was a close one but our furry felines are on top where you live and 85% of cat owners say that they feel happier and have a better quality of life because of their cats

Top cat breeds in Berkshire

  1. Domestic Shorthair
  2. British Shorthair
  3. Tabby
 Top dog breeds in Berkshire

  1. Crossbreed
  2. Cocker Spaniel
  3. Labrador
Southampton
You’re a dog loving county!

It was a close one but our doggy friends are on top where you live and 88% of dog owners say that they feel happier and have a better quality of life because of their pets 🙂

 Top dog breeds in Hampshire

  1. Crossbreed
  2. Cocker Spaniel
  3. Labrador
Top cat breeds in Hampshire

  1. Domestic Shorthair
  2. British Shorthair
  3. Tabby
Streatham
You’re a cat loving city!

It might not be a surprise to you but our city dwellers are cat lovers and 85% of cat owners say that they feel happier and have a better quality of life because of their cats

 Top cat breeds in London

  1. Domestic Shorthair
  2. British Shorthair
  3. Tabby
 Top dog breeds in London

  1. Crossbreed
  2. Cocker Spaniel
  3. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Not only are our pets wonderful companions, they also help us in ways we don’t always realise – like our health!

  • 29% of people said that their pet helped them overcome loneliness
  • 28% of people said that their pet helped them improve their overall fitness
  • 24% of people said that their pet helped them combat depression
  • 18% of people say that their pets have made them more sociable by helping them meet more people
  • 6% of people say that their pet helped them to cope better with a disability

So even though our beloved doggies have come out on top, I think it’s fair to say that the UK is a pet-tastic nation! Until next time….

Best wishes,

Judy xxx

 

 

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