Classification of Pets

Created by Mikaela Pfaff and Zach Stein

Keep In Mind...

These categories may vary from person to person. Personal preference and opinions may cause the examples given under each topic to be different.


Pets are native to other lands. Generally, they are less common.

  • Birds
  • Tarantulas
  • Snakes
  • Monkies
  • Hermit crabs

Farm Animals

For the most part, this category contains large and messy animals. These animals are usually not able to live indoors. They are not domesticated.

  • Horse
  • Cattle
  • Pigs
  • Goats
  • Sheep
  • Chickens


These pets are domesticated and can be trained. They are suitable to live indoors.

  • Dogs
  • Cats


These pets live in water, are usually kept in a tank, or need an aquatic environment.

  • Fish
  • Painted Turtles
  • American Alligator

Having A Pet:

Pets can come in all shapes and sizes. They require different environments and have individual needs.