What Small-Animal Pet Is Most Popular in Each State?

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People love pets but the type of pet that is most loved varies from one state to another. You might’ve thought that a dog was the most popular pet across the country, but the result might just surprise you! For example, in Colorado, Alaska, and Kentucky, as well as a handful of other states, it is the hedgehog that rules the roost and comes in the top position for most beloved pet of all time.

Key Takeaways:

  • TrustedHousesitters analyzed the social media posts of pet lovers all over the United States and they found that the popularity of different pets vary by states.
  • Hedgehogs are the pets which are most popular in Alabama, Connecticut, Minnesota, Oregon, and Wyoming. They are small animals that are covered in quilt.
  • Ferrets are very popular in nineteen states including Alaska, Colorado, and Idaho. These animals have a love of chewing everything that they see.

“Cats and dogs are by far the most popular pets in the U.S., but they’re not the only ones. There are hamsters and hedgehogs, rabbits and ferrets, and a host of other wonderful creatures bringing daily joy to pet-loving Americans.”

Read more: https://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2018/12/27/popular-small-pets.aspx

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