Pet owners attitudes to pet ownership issues in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

Pet owners views on issues concerning ownership and choosing a pet in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 31, 2013
Pet owners attitudes to pet ownership issues in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014 This statistic shows the percentage of pet owners agreeing with various statements regarding choosing a pet and pet ownership in the United Kingdom, according to a survey conducted in 2014. Of pet owners surveyed, 86 percent believed online sales of pets should be regulated.
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Pet owners views on issues concerning ownership and choosing a pet in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

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Share of respondents in agreement
The UK is a nation of animal lovers.92%
Anyone breeding puppies should be licensed and regulated to meet certain standards.92%
Online sales of pets should be regulated.86%
Prospective owners should pass a test before taking on a pet44%
Pet insurance should be compulsory for all owners.36%
The UK pet owning public's knowledge regarding how to care for their pets has increased in the last five years35%
Share of respondents in agreement
The UK is a nation of animal lovers.92%
Anyone breeding puppies should be licensed and regulated to meet certain standards.92%
Online sales of pets should be regulated.86%
Prospective owners should pass a test before taking on a pet44%
Pet insurance should be compulsory for all owners.36%
The UK pet owning public's knowledge regarding how to care for their pets has increased in the last five years35%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 31, 2013
This statistic shows the percentage of pet owners agreeing with various statements regarding choosing a pet and pet ownership in the United Kingdom, according to a survey conducted in 2014. Of pet owners surveyed, 86 percent believed online sales of pets should be regulated.
Show more
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