Many tenants who own at least one pet have struggled to find pet-friendly accommodation, and yet despite efforts to encourage more landlords to accepts renters with pets, this remains an issue nationwide.
Fresh research by Sellhousefast.uk shows that most renters continue to have difficulty finding pet-friendly accommodation, mainly because the majority of landlords are unhappy about tenants keeping pets and refuse to allow them as a matter of course.
But the study, based on extracting data from Zoopla during the month of September 2019, has discovered some of the most pet-friendly London boroughs.
The top 5 most pet-friendly London boroughs:
Kensington and Chelsea
In contrast, the research also unveiled the top five least pet-friendly London boroughs.
The top 5 least pet-friendly London boroughs:
Barking and Dagenham
City of London
Kingston upon Thames
Unsurprisingly, the most common pets in the UK are dogs with 25% Brits owning one, followed by cats with 17%, both noticing a 1% decrease from the following year.
The percentage of households with other pets include: Rabbits (1%), Indoor Birds (1%), Guinea Pigs (1%), Hamsters (1%), Tortoises and Turtles (0.7%), Lizards (0,6%), Domestic Fowl (0.4%), Snakes (0.4%), Horses and Ponies (0.3%), Gerbils (0.2%), Rats (0.1%), Ferrets (0.1%), Insects (0.1%), Pigeons (0.1%) and Frogs and Toads (0,1%).