Apart from cats and dogs, the guinea pig is Michigan's most Googled pet.
Today is National Pet Day, and your pets, whether they are dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, or other animals, deserve a special treat.
It turns out that guinea pigs are popular in Michigan. Twenty other states are in the same boat. They were extremely popular from coast to coast.
According to officials, most American homes have at least one pet. What are some of the other most popular pets across the country, aside from the ever-popular cats and dogs?
With the exception of cats and dogs, Google Trends provided a map with USA TODAY of the most searched pets by state, including guinea pigs, chinchillas, bearded dragons, sugar gliders, and hamsters.
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming are among the states looking for guinea pigs.
Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, and West Virginia were among the fifteen states that looked for chinchillas.
In 11 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, bearded dragons were the most searched pet.
Colorado and Montana were the two states that looked for sugar gliders.
New Mexico was the only state where hamsters were found.