Top Ten Best Pets


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I voted for the dogs because the are awesome and loyal great fo kids and play time
they are he most awesome and loving little animals a person can have


I LOVE dogs! They are cute and affectionate. I used to keep a dog too. My favorite breed is the golden retriever.
[Newest]Dogs are AWESOME. They r loving, gentle, cute, friendly, and the most popular pet in the world. No wonder why they r called mans best friend. My favorite breeds r the Labrador and Boxer.
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Cats simply rule. Hunt mice and eat spiders. (As long as they don't eat Steve. He's our tarantula. =3)


Wow you have a tarantula. I wish I had one but my cat would have eaten it lol.
I absolutely love cats they are such playful creatures! They will curl up on your lap and will make you laugh with the funny things that they do though I'm a kid and super hyper I dot need a hyper dog I can still have fun with my cats! Besides I could never hate cats I have read every single warriors book through into the forest through the last hope! I'm looking forwards to dawn of the clans : the sun trail and tallstar's revenge. I am a proud warrior! If you are a warrior lover please vote for this comment! ~Blizzardstar proud leader of Blizzardclan
The only animal who can live in a house with you and is still free and wild inside it's heart... Cats are the best definitely!
I once made a long list with the advantages and disadvantages of cats and dogs; and the cats' advantages were by far more than the dogs'!
Get lost, yourself. I'm not a 'dog person', I'm a 'dog and cat person'. Surely you can come up with something more original and intelligent than 'cats rule dogs drool'.
[Newest]Such sweet affectionate loving animals, I don't see how people don't like cats they are so cute.
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Aw rabbits with floppy ears are the best


RAbbits are so cute like amethyst anadon garcia and knarl vincent tiongson
I like the up-eared variety of bunnies.


[Newest]Rabbits are so cute and fluffy they just have such a lovely personality.

I have a hamster and he is so cute and really friendly
Moreover he is adorable and they love playing
I had an amazing hamster, he's the best thing in the world, I love him so much and I really miss him :( if you're thinking of getting a pet, buy a hamster, by giving them plenty of cuddles, love and attention and healthy food with nice, safe toys, you can easily change an average hamster into an amazing one, they're so adorable and if you look after them properly, they are absolutely amazing animals
I had a hamster once... He was awesome and so cute


[Newest]They are so small and fluffy

they are so cute and are so small! I have got a rat nameed biscuit and she is my best friend!
Rats are the smartest animals on this list. They bond to their owners so fast and well and I have NEVER been bitten by my rats. They are like smaller versions of dogs. only cuter.
I have two and whenever you walk into the room, they are always up at the front of the cage begging to come out and play. They are potty trained and they don't pee or poop when you hold them and are playing with them. If you are looking for a pet that will make you laugh and give you lots of love, the are the best! I have the sweetest dog and I think that my girls are much better.
[Newest]Rats are the most intelligent pets after dogs. They are very cute and naughty. I felt love with my rat Stuart. He keeps him very hygienic and clean tidy. Best creatures and well behaved animal on earth
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6Guinea Pigs
I love guinea pigs! I have 1 and his name is ferb. He doesn't squeak much but he is so cute. I couldn't live without him.
How can a monkey be above a guinea pig? They just sit their and squeak, eat whatever you give them and are chubby and cute and you don't need a license
I had one and he was the best, super smart animals. Mine was grate with dogs. They don't cost a lot. Mine was only ten dollars. Wish they were number 1! They are so cute
[Newest]I love how they greet you with their whistling sound. Ours would ask for a carrot when they heard the refrigerator door open, cute!

Birds are so cool, I have a new cockatiel, and he a lot of fun.
Birds are amazing. They are sociable, easy to take care of, live a decently long life, cheap (most of them), and very beautiful. You also have to consider their superior intelligence to other animals. Whgen you take a ratio of work put into an animal to the output you get, birds are best.
By birds I like parrots you could spend lots of time chatting with parrots.


[Newest]My lovebird died. I'm so sad because he was 14 and he was around before I was born. :(

They should be ranked a little higher in my opinion because they are easy to take care of and are extremely great with other animals and also are great with younger children and older too! They don't have teeth so they can't bite like dogs, cats, rats, etc. They are one of the fluffiest animals in the world and they pick up cool tricks very easily its really fun and when you have to go somewhere the most of the day they will be sleeping so you don't have to worry about them getting lonely!
This is most reasonable cute and easy to take care of
Chinchillas rule the world! They're so cute! (And fluffy of course :) ) They're the only ones that don't have water baths!... They have Dust baths! I think you should vote for this pet! They're easy, I MEAN REALLY EASY to take care of. They make great pets for kids! Have a merry Christmas! 11-21-13
[Newest]What is a chinchilla

You may not be able to interact with fish like dogs or cats (I also have 2 cats) but there is such a variety! Comment to random guy who commented that fish are edible THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH KEEPING A FISH AS A PET IDIOT! but really there is a great variety, you can get the simple lovable goldfish, giant 6 foot long fish in arowanas, a very colorful bunch in african cichlids and so on. And you can't be allergic to fish (well as a pet anyway) but fish can make a beautiful edition to a household. And amaze all of your house guests if you're good enough, all in all. Fish are one of the greatest non interactive pets to have
How the heck is this on 12? It should at least be at 3. Fish are easy to take care of. I have a betta and he seems happy. They don't make any noise and their much easier to take care of than a dog and cat.
This is barely a pet really. Fish in my opinion are the worst pet. They just sit in their tank doing nothing all day. All you can do is look at them and feed them. There is basically no point of having a fish. You should just let it free into the ocean so it can swim around in big spaces and be happy, instead of a small tank.


I have three turtles, and they are amazing! Just like dogs, cats and any other animal, these little guys have AWESOME personalities! I absolutely love my turtles, and plan to get a tortoise in the near future!
They are wayy cute. I love turtles. Turtles are the best pets on earth. How could they possibly only be number 9 ont he list
Turtles are awesome I have 4 and they didn't bite (once I trained them). The one and only negative thing about turtles is if you use gravel the tank gets filthy. But they are pretty cool because they hunt fish when I put feeder goldfish in with them.
[Newest]Turtles should be higher then fish because you can touch it and do lots more things with it then fish

The Contenders

LizardZ ARE AWSOME! Keep bugs out of the house and love to Explore. LIZARDS ROCK!
Lizards can make a great companion for any kid when you start with a Bearded Dragon or a gecko making them the nicest and non aggressive pets and loveable best buddies to have around.
Lizards are awesome! I have a bearded dragon. It is pretty easy to take care of her and she is in no way destructive or annoying. She doesn't bite or harm people unless you are being very harmful to her, and she is ADORABLE. Sure you can't play fetch with one or cuddle with it, but overall they are the best.


[Newest]I have a super cute leopard gecko name lightning and putting lizards on this list will make her very happy. Thanks! Plus lightning is a baby.

Easy to look after and incredibly cute as well. They are good with children and adults and eat cheap food as well!

I think they have insuring personalities and are personally for me at least No.3!

Mice are so awesome! I love it when they squeak. I never actually had a pet mouse, but I know of people who have. Mice are another one of my favorite animals. Along with cats, ants, frogs, rabbits, and Guinea pigs.


I had a little mouse and she was adorable always kissing me and playing, I miss her, will get another one.
I would come back home and call her...she would come straight away!
I hate mice. Why? Why do I hate Baby mouse? Why do I always hate of mice and men? Why do I hate Geronimo Stilton? Why do I hate Jerry mouse? Why do I always hate Thea Stilton? Why? I do NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT like mice. The only mice I like are Mickey and Minnie.

People think horses are expensive but their not really. I have a horse and all you really have to pay for is their feed and a bag can last almost a month. What money you do pay is definitely worth it horses are so lovable! My pony follows me around when I go in the field and snuffles me as well which is so nice and tickly. I have such a great bond with my pony and I would NEVER dream of selling her. I can't believe horses are only 12th they are definitely the gbest pets, along with cats and dogs!
I'm surprised this wasn't added until now! Horses are quite common on farms. :) Anyway, I don't live at a farm, but I'm getting a horse. They don't cost as much as people think. Only about as much as a cellphone monthly.


There so cool because they are loyal and loving to people who care for them and love them and there are so many activities it is great:)I know because I live on a farm we have loads of horses and cows loads more laugh out loud ;)
[Newest]I love horses and ponies there cute and friendly.

I have dogs and cats and am happy with them, but if I could, I would also have a snake or two with me. I tend to think of them as legless cats; calm, comforting (believe me) and not hard to look after. I just love corn snakes and milk snakes in particular. Snakes are so underrated.


Snakes are awesome. They have no legs or arms, but they can still go very fast. Snakes aren't mean, they just look weird. You can put one over your shoulder and it won't even bother you!


Snakes are curious and calm they are great pets all you need to do is clean feces carry he/she once in a while and feed it and have clean water... NOT a lot OF WORK IF YOU THINK OF IT. I have one
[Newest]Snakes have awesome patterns I have a ball python best snake I ever had hoping to add to my collection.

I have a passion for monkeys, especially finger monkeys, but you need to understand and read up on them before you take one home.
I love monkeys but I wish I had 1
Because... I have a monkey... All my family... One big monkey...

Gerbils are awesome pets. They're like hamsters but easier to care for, more fun to play with and they poop way less ;)
Gerbils are fun to watch and they are almost exactly like hamsters!
Seriously, I think it should be at top 10

18Sugar Glider
I 100 percent agree with you! As a matter of fact, I'm trying to get my parents to let me have one! So far its not working to well. I love Sugar Gliders
Amazing is the only word I can possibly think of to describe sugar gliders. They are relatively cheaper than a dog or a cat and don't need to be taken to the veterinarian as often.
I have a sugar glider she is the sweetest thing the only thing that is bad about having her is that I have 6 other curious much larger pets that could eat her
[Newest]I had one but it died but it was great to have one at the time

I think that they are very sweet animals and I would love to own one someday! I've went to a pet store and got to hold one, and it acted like a cat and looked like one too. If you like a playful yet gentle animal, I recommend you get a Ferret!
I am surprised no one has added this yet. They are so adorable and fun to be around. They always love playing games with you. I want one super bad and they are my favorite animal
I have a ferret and she is playful and humorous. To all those people without ferrets there are the best pet and offers hours of excitement.

Hedgehogs are adorable and easy fun pets to have I want to get one so badly but I just got some new pets so I need to wait until they are settled in
Yes! I am 10, but when I am older I want to move to Portland, Oregon and own a pet hedgie! They are so cute, friendly, lightweight, (unlike dogs and cats) don't bite, cute, low-maintenance, mobile and so much more! NYC should allow hedgies... I want one. Anyways, this should be like, 4th or 3rd or something!
The most cutest pet in the whole world very affectionate! I love Them because they funny and intelligent!
[Newest]They are so cute! 😆

Frogs are very cute and easy to take care of and they're great pets! Just because they have slimy skin doesn't mean they're gross or scary. They're actually very friendly and fun!
I have a dumpy tree frog and I love her shes amazing! Shes really pretty and loves be held shes really nice, loves to be held, and very easy to take care of! :D

Awesome pets and very social when started at a young age! They do best with a buddy just so that they don't get lonely. They are awesome pets and so much fun just make sure to learn and do research about them before you decide to buy one! They are a lot of responsibilty but don't get me wrong they are so awesome!

23African Dwarf Frog
They are easy fun and cute

Just don't annoy it and you will be fine (not speaking from experience here just assuming)
They are cute but violent



25Finger Monkey
I love finger monkeys
Ahh so cute I really want 1

Tarantulas are the best pets to have because they are really, really awesome to have. I have a tarantula and she is great. MY Chilean Rose is very docile and she loves me a lot and never bites ever. That's why they are lovely to have. And that's that's why in my opinion they are number 1

Alligators will eat your face off

Alligators are great


Pointless but everyone wants them when they are kids.


29Camel Spiders
So scary and creppy ugly gross nasty
I had camel spirders ther good

30Hermit Crabs
They may pinch you, but they still are awesome. I have two in the same cage and they get along great so if you get them then you don't have to worry about them eating each other! They are also very cool to watch because the like to climb on the walls of their cage.
I have 3 hermit crabs all in one tank it's so fun just to sit and watch how they move and climb and interact with each other they are a great pet in my opinion they should be in the top 10
I know they don't do much stuff but they are cool. I want one so much. They carry their shell on there back it should be heavy. I say they should be number one. There so cool
[Newest]My hermit crabs died :(

Who would want a pet spider? They are super creepy ( my worst fear )
Spiders are so cool! There's one in toca band! She's cute. Unlike other spiders, she dose not bite. Spiders are way better than Trantulas!

Ants are awesome! They are great and easy pets.
Rats should be first on this list! They are like dogs for kids who can't have them!
I would love pet ants! I had an ant farm years ago. I keep pet inscets! They are fun to keep

Woo worms awesome they should be #4!
Worms are great to prank with!
Worms? Worms? We don't need no stinkin worms!

I had an Arctic wolf mix. He was the most loving and the most amazing dog that I've ever had in my life. He was the complete opposite of a wolf. A lover.. Not a fighter.
I have a wolf that I have raised from three weeks old and she has been a better pet than any dog I have ever had.
Scream! Who wants a man eating wolf! They'll eat you

Awesome, yet dangerous!


I own a wolf dog. it is a great pet, but it tried to eat my friend!
The are very dangerous but cool and to me they are protective to their owner

36Leopard Gecko
They are awesome lizard they are the best
Oh yeah! My baby leopard gecko will love you even more!
They're great pets! This should be number 7.

They're great pets, but they cost to much! I agree completely on making this guy number 37.
They sit on your arm, so wonderful
They are very nice to have :)
Just there bite may Hurt '. '

38Fennec Fox
I don't have one, and they may be hard to take care of, but their cute factor is like 2000% outta 100! Come on, look at those EARS! And that itty bitty nosey nose! And those adorable big black shiny EYES! AWW! 1! 11!
These are my fave animal ever! Wish I had one.

You can get any chameleon at your local pet store. They need a good sized humid and wet cage with a heat light. They do need plant, both artificial and real, to climb on and eat and hide. They change color so it may be hard to find them. They also need plenty of bugs such as crickets to eat.
I love them when they change colors.

I have two and they're the best pets you can have love em
Parakkets are cute, smart, funny, and just plain awesome. They're also cheap and they're easy to take care of, and, like a lot of birds, they have a long life expectancy. Plus they come in variety of colors. Ps I have two parakeets :3

41Bearded Dragon
Beardies are very easy to care for. They are easy going, don't bite, and are very aware of what goes on in the room, much like a dog. Very loveable and actually enjoy a snuggle. Good for people with allergies-no hair or dander! Highly recommended, even my 2-year old loves him!
A dragon that has a beard! That's another story but an awesome one
I have one and they are the best and super cute and fun

They are so cute plus if you have a backyard your already set they are so much fun plus lot's of people have them EMU"S ARE SO MUST HAVE"S SO CUTE
Emus are a boss! These are so cool right now even if just people have seen the light on how cute they are or somthing is going around the internet I just love these fuzzy friends from down under EMUS RULE!


Do not get them
I had one loved it they are calm and cool to watch eat.
They eat yo face

These are strange, yet adorable creatures that are fairly easy, they are not good for social interaction though because you can't touch them but are great for science labs!
1 copper, 1 melanoid, 1 albino, 1 leucistic, 1 wildtype, 1 golden. Can never get bored of them so entertaing. So exotic and you need to get them if you haven't got. Get them if you are thinking about getting something aquatic. Forget fish, forget newts, get an axolotl!

I own one and they are very easy to take care. Also when they are moving it is very entertaining.

Newts aren't bad there like salamanders

Why are baggers on this list? Don't they bite?

I live on a dairy full of cows and I love every one of them
They are awesome and calves are so cute

You see on farms... Why not at your house
I think there furry and there friendly!
+ they are not scared of humans!

Beavers are so cute and adorable. They are might favorite animals and I think they should be number 1. Someday I want to get one as a pet.


Yaks are farm animaqls

I think capybaras should be included here because they are very awesome and playful they remind me o like a giant guinea pig. They are part uinea pig and part rabbit I just love them and they are kinda like guinea pig bunny dogs.
I have a capybara, they're just like dogs, and they swim better then dogs, I always swim with them!
Capybara's are expensive to feed but they're great!


Pugs are the sweetest dog that I have ever had. They are also very playful and very lovable pets. They are also amazing around kids. but the only doubt is the shed a lot. But its worth cleaning up after them. They are just one of the best pets.
Why is pugs not number three
I don't see how this can't just be "dog". however pugs r my favriote type of dog and I love dogs so PUGS!

57Sun Conure Parrot
I have one named Luvky and he is the best pet in the whole world

They are awesome and colorful

59Praying Mantis


61Indian Runner Ducks
They are really fun to have. They run instead of waddling.

Skunks are cool looking but smelly


Aren't they cool? They shapeshift! If you have one, you can have a rat or any other cool small pet. They blend in to anything they see.

I love sheep! The thought of it makes my gecko lightnings little tummy soft!
Sheep are so cute and fluffy


You can not have a kangaroo as a pet they live in certain places


Kangaroos are awesome. I wish I had a kangaroo coustume. there adorable.
They are really cool and cute plus the only thing unravel to worry about is thief kick which really doesn't hurt the only thing it'll do is hurral you a couple yards I even tought it to say b****

68Madagascar Hissing Cockroach
Low maintenance, awesome looking, and simply one of the pest invertebrate pets! Also great for classrooms.

Cause they are so woolly and cool looking

70Walking Stick Bugs

71Lady Bug

Owls are so cute


They are the best
They are the best

75White Lion Cub
It is so cute and believe me it is not dangoures

76Rhinoceros Beetle
It's so cool, easy to take care. no sting and it's very harmless

Piranhas are a joy in the right hand but very boring except when in feeding time they are very very entertaining I was feeding mine a mouse and it was a joy
It is awesome watching a piranha eat


79Red Squirrels
Red squirrels are very cute

Lions are the coolest pet I have three lions ther


They are very expensive and weave you silk, you can make a fortune!

They are so cute!


85Border Collie
Border collies are dogs so they should be with dogs... BORDER COLLIE

I have 12 cool chickens :) mines love to be petted and they always give free eggs!
They lay wonderful eggs and are as loyal as a dog! They are the most entertaining pets ever! I can't believe these aren't number one! I mean, the eggs they lay pay for the care of the chickens in around a year and taste amazing!
They are very very nice and provide you with breakfast! They don't require TOO much space or money and will definitely entertain you!

Pigs are the best! You can teach them tricks! And no they are not dirty like everyone says. You can train them to be potty trained too. They are very friendly and affectionate. They are nice are kids and wouldn't hurt them! I would very much recommend a pig!
They are social, problem solvers, loyla, friendly and inquisitive. They make fabulous pets too

They are one of my favorite animals

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