I always love finding out about peeps and the pets that they choose, and this little infograph by Argos pet insurance has some interesting facts about your choice of pet. I’m always learning a little bit more about the bond between pets and people, so I thought I’d share it will you all.
Argo’s pet insurance is asking whether you’re a cat or a dog person – what’s your response? Apparently our preference in pets says a lot about our personalities. – and if you answer on their Facebook page they will enter you in a chance to win £50 to spend at Argos. Think of all the toys and treats you could buy for your furry friend!
Cats vs Dogs – An infographic by the team at Argos Pet Insurance
Obviously my peep has a lot of the qualities of being a dog lover, but she also loves cats and I can see a few of those attributes too! Which I guess makes her just crazy for pets!
Cats vs. Dogs
Dogs and cats are two of the most popular pets in the UK. But when you’re asked whether you’re a cat or a dog person – what’s your response? Apparently our preference in pets says a lot about our personalities.
So how does the amount of cats and dogs measure up in the UK?
Cats are more popular than dogs in the UK with a population of 8.9 million.
However the dog population is on the increase with a population of 6.7 million in 2012.
How does being a dog person affect your personality?
Dog People: Cooperative, Agreeable, Self-Disciplined, Extroverted, Assertive
If you are a cat person you are more likely to have the following personality traits…
Cat People: Adaptable, Silly, Open, Neurotic, Independent
What are the benefits of owning a pet?
Quick Fact: In general pet owners tend to be healthier than non-pet owners.
- Stress Relief
Quick Fact: Children with pets can learn important skills such as sharing, taking responsibility and caring for another.
Murray, J. K.; Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU, United Kingdom; © Copyright 2012 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved. © MEDLINE® is the source for the MeSH terms of this document.
UK Pet Insurance: Market Dynamics and Opportunities, DATAMONITOR, Referecne code: CM00248-001, February 2013
– See more at: http://www.argospetinsurance.co.uk/cats-v-dogs-infographic/#sthash.vRiZpnB7.dpuf
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