In the UK we certainly are a nation of animal lovers. From horses, dogs and cats, to more exotic reptiles and birds, us Brits often consider our pets to be part of the family and our homes reflect this.
According to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association, an estimated 48% of households in the UK have at least one pet, the equivalent of 13 million homes! The UK dog population is over 8 million, millions of cats are kept as pets, as are 1 million rabbits, and over 300,000 households keep lizards.
With such a keen adoration of our furry, feathery and scaly friends, more and more people are considering their pets when purchasing or adapting their homes.
What’s more, the savy among us are realising the ever-increasing popularity of pets and are cashing in on animal related services. Dog grooming, catteries and livery are all animal based business ventures that can be operated from home.
Here’s our selection of ‘fury friendly’ homes: