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RightPet Study: Children Enjoy Pet Rats Over Cats and Dogs

A recent study on pet ownership showed that there are differences in pet preferences between men and women, and that children get more satisfaction from owning pet rats than cats or dogs. The study was conducted over eight years and surveyed almost 17,000 pet owners from more than 110 nations.

Source: RightPet Study: Children Enjoy Pet Rats Over Cats and Dogs