According to a survey conducted by Sberbank's subsidiary insurance company and Rambler portal, almost three-quarters of Russian people (73%) keep pets. They love cats the most \u2013 46% of respondents have cats at home and only 29% of them keep dogs. 1\u20132% of respondents have birds, fish, pet rodents, rabbits and exotic animals. At the same time, 19% of Russian pet owners have two pets, 8% of them have three, and 12% of them keep more than three pets. 27% of respondents don\u2019t keep any pets.\r\n\r\nUsually people in Russia buy pets (42%) or receive them as a gift (19%). However, 32% of respondents admitted that they picked up their pets on the street, and another 7% of them adopted pets from a shelter.\r\n\r\n41% of respondents spend up to 5.000 rubles (Euro 54) per month on food, toys, clothes and other pet products, 39% \u2014 up to 1.000 rubles (Euro 10), 12% \u2014 from 5 to 10 thousand rubles (Euro 50\u2013110).\r\n\r\n84% of respondents pay for the medical care of pets up to 10.000 rubles (Euro 100) per year, 10% \u2014 from 10 to 30 thousand rubles (Euro 100\u2013320), 6% \u2013 more than that. The majority of respondents visit vet clinics once a year (36%) or once every six months (20%). Only 5% of respondents consult veterinarians once or several times a month. Almost a third of pet owners (31%) do not contact them at all.\r\n\r\nIn the research, about 4.000 of pet fanciers in Russia were interviewed.