The most popular pet in every state besides cats and dogs

National Pet Day is here, and whether your family has dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, or other pets, today is the day to give your pets an extra treat. company.

Officials say most households in the United States have at least one pet. But aside from the ever-popular cats and dogs, what are the other most popular pets across the country?

Google Trends shared with USA TODAY a map of the most searched pets by state, excluding cats and dogs, with guinea pigs, chinchillas, bearded dragons, sugar gliders and hamsters.

Bearded dragons dominated the South, while guinea pigs were popular from coast to coast. And New Mexico has stood out with hamsters as one of the most wanted pets in the state over the past year.

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Check out your state’s most wanted pet (non-cat or dog) below:

Alabama – Bearded Dragon

Alaska – Guinea Pig

Arizona – Guinea pig

Arkansas – Bearded Dragon

California – Guinea pig

Colorado – sugar glider



Florida – Bearded Dragon

Georgia – Bearded Dragon

Hawaii – Guinea Pig



Indiana – Bearded Dragon


Kansas – Guinea pig

Kentucky – Guinea Pig

Louisiana – Bearded Dragon


Maryland – Guinea pig

Massachusetts – Guinea pig

Michigan – Guinea Pig


Mississippi – Bearded Dragon

Missouri – Bearded Dragon

Montana – sugar glider

Nebraska – Guinea Pig


New Hampshire–Chinchilla

New Jersey – Guinea pig

New Mexico – Hamster

New York – Guinea pig

North Carolina – Bearded Dragon

North Dakota – Chinchilla


Oklahoma – Guinea Pig

Oregon – Chinchilla

Pennsylvania – Guinea Pig

Rhode Island–Chinchilla

South Carolina – Bearded Dragon

South Dakota – Guinea Pig

Tennessee – Bearded Dragon

Texas – Guinea pig


Vermont – Guinea Pig

Virginie – Guinea pig

Washington – Guinea pig

West Virginia – Chinchilla

Wisconsin – Guinea pig

Wyoming – Guinea Pig

USA Today

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