Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 39% Pakistanis own pets; 24% own a dog. A nationally representative sample of men and women, from across the four provinces was asked “Is there a pet animal/bird in your house?” Responding to this, 39% said yes and 60% replied no. 1% did not respond.
Following up on the previous question, respondents were further asked: “If yes, which animal/bird?” 24% said a dog, 20% replied parrot and 18% responded cow/buffalo. 13% of the respondents mentioned a goat, 22% mentioned others and 3% did not respond.