The Russians to purchase a pet during a pandemic COVID-19


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The interest of Russians to purchase Pets in the second quarter of 2020, in the period of self-isolation because of the pandemic coronavirus has increased. This is evidenced by the results of a study of service “Avito”, reports RIA Novosti.

Among the most popular of pedigreed cats entered the British and Maine Coon. Among dogs demand small breeds: Yorkshire Terriers, toy Terriers. However, second place was the German shepherd.

Purchase cats and dogs on the online site was 30 percent more than in the first quarter of the year, and 20 percent more than in the same period a year earlier. Users acquired more cats than dogs. Thus, in comparison with indicators of 2019, the sale of cats jumped 22 percent, and dogs — only 12 percent.

At the same time increased and the cost of Pets. Dogs in April-June were rose by 12 percent compared to the first quarter and 20 percent over the previous year. The average purchase of dogs at the site costs 12,4 thousand roubles.

The average cost of cat per year increased by 35 percent and for the quarter by 6 percent. Dynamics of prices on them are less active than dogs, they are below. The average cost of cat was 3.8 thousand rubles, but prices differ significantly in different cities.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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