Sberbank insurance and Rambler shared pet ownership data

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 – 46% of respondents have cats at home and only 29% of them keep dogs. 1–2% 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’t keep any pets.

Usually 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.

41% of respondents spend up to 5.000 rubles (Euro 54) per month on food, toys, clothes and other pet products, 39% — up to 1.000 rubles (Euro 10), 12% — from 5 to 10 thousand rubles (Euro 50–110).

84% of respondents pay for the medical care of pets up to 10.000 rubles (Euro 100) per year, 10% — from 10 to 30 thousand rubles (Euro 100–320), 6% – 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.

In the research, about 4.000 of pet fanciers in Russia were interviewed.

Rate this article
Like Congratulations Sad Angry LOL Hmm Facepalm

Add Comment

Social login: 

Other News