These are the 10 most popular dog and cat breeds in the UK - and how much they cost to insure
The UK is a nation of pet lovers, with many families up and down the country welcoming a furry friend into their home.
Data from Comparethemarket.com reveals that more than half of people in the UK own a dog, while 47 per cent own a cat, with the Labrador and British Shorthair among the most popular. While owning a pet can provide both companionship and adventure, it also comes with a lot of responsibility - including insurance costs. If you are keen to welcome a four-legged friend into your family, these are the 10 most popular dog and cat breeds in the UK - and how much they cost to insure.