Thinking about getting a pet?

Thinking about getting a pet?

Do it for the right reasons

Admiral Pet Insurance asked cat and dog owners why they got their pets and what they regretted*

*An online survey was conducted among 2000 UK dog and cat owners in June 2018

Where did they get
their pets from?

  • Breeder (29%)
  • Rescue Shelter (24%)
  • From a friend/family (19%)
  • Petshop (11%)
  • Advert (8%)
  • Stray (4%)
  • Online (3%)
  • Other (2%)

Why did they get one?

Wanted a pet since they were a child

Got a pet for their partner

Got their pet for their kids

Were inspired by social media or a celebrity

Pet Regrets

Top reasons for regretting getting a pet

When I am landed with an expensive vet bill 12% 15%
When I have to clean up faeces/urine/vomit/fur 13% 21%
When my pet ruins our home/furniture 12% 17%
When I feel guilty leaving my pet at home 14% 12%
I have never regretted getting my pet 34% 51%

Dog owners would consider re-homing their pet

Cat owners felt the same way

Still thinking about getting a pet? Give them the cover they deserve

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For pet insurance, Admiral introduce to Insurance Factory Ltd who arrange and administer the policy. Insurance Factory Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (No. 306164). Registered in England and Wales Number 02982445. Registered Office: 45 Westerham Road, Bessels Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2QB. The policy is underwritten by Zenith Insurance plc, registered in Gibraltar No. 84085 with registered office address: 846 - 848 Europort, Gibraltar. Zenith Insurance plc is authorised by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission and subject to a limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority in respect of underwriting business in the UK (No: 211787).