Is a dog still considered man’s best friend? The answer to this question is an easy one after doing research online. The most popular types of pets does include a dog as number one. Dogs, of course, are the most domestic of any pet. Pooches have of having human qualities such as love, compassion, concern, and intelligence. So this is why a dog, man’s best friend, is the number one, most popular of all pets.
Having said that, it depends upon how domesticated an animal is as to what particular animals will be most popular. Domestic animals are the primary animals people have as pets in the home. What this means is that a pet has been in constant captivity, over time, to the point that they show remarkable differences when compared to their untamed relations.
In addition, not all animals will be able to ever be domesticated. Nevertheless, people take in wild animals as pets. Sometimes tragedies happen as a result. Some of the pets are still considered wild because they have not had enough of a rudimentary change to encourage their mingling with people in cohabitation.
Indeed, the third most popular pet is a hamster, which may surprise those people who have never had one as a pet. These little fellas sure do have personalities that are rambunctious, playful, and social.
Also, the fourth most popular pet is fish. Now this may really surprise some people too, especially if they are not familiar with the calm that can come from watching fish swim in a tank. They can be quite spectacular to watch at times and they can have fancy and colorful bodies.
Be that as it may, number five is quite a surprise again, with a mouse as a pet! Mice may not be everyone’s desired pet, but it took many votes to put it in the fifth place. Moreover, sixth is guinea pigs, those cute little chubby cheeked critters that squeal real loud.
Finally, number seven of the most popular types of pets are birds. Those feathered, flying, talking, singing birds. These creatures are talented, smart, and enchanting. Several breeds talk and carry on conversations with humans. It is a lot of fun to interact with a bird who talks and repeats what one says back to him. They are very easy to please and cleaning the birds cage is not too hard or time consuming.