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Table 1 Percentage prevalence, number and type of domestic and exotic pets owned by survey respondents in University College Dublin, Ireland

From: Exotic pets in Ireland: 1. Prevalence of ownership and access to veterinary services

Category Prevalence % (n)
Domestics (overall) 89.24 (83)
Dogs 56.99 (53)
Cats 51.61 (48)
Rabbits 5.37 (5)
Hamsters 0.00
Guinea Pigs 5.37 (5)
Gerbils 0.00
Mice/Rats 2.15 (2)
Ferrets 0.00
Exotics (overall) 34.41 (32)
Small Exotic Mammals (SEM) 5.37 (5)
Large Exotic Mammals (LEM) 1.08 (1)
Birds 8.60 (8)
Reptiles 13.98 (13)
Amphibians 0.00
Fish 16.13 (15)
Invertebrates 5.37 (5)