20 ESL Conversation Questions about Pets

  1. Do you have a pet? If yes, what is its name? Can you describe it? Who takes care of it?
  2. Which animals are pets?
  3. Do you like cats? Do you have a cat? 
  4. Do you like dogs? Do you have a dog?
  5. Have you ever had a pet? What was it? Was it difficult to look after it?
  6. Did you grow up with pets at home?
  7. Which one would you like to have as a pet; a cat, a dog, a bird, fish? Why?
  8. Is it important for children to have a pet? Why?
  9. Do you think animals should live in their natural habitats? 
  10. Do you like pet shops? What do you think about selling animals at pet shops?
  11. Would you buy an animal from a pet shop?
  12. What animal do you think is the best pet?
  13. Do you know any unusual pets? What are they? Would you like to have one?
  14. Have you ever been to a zoo? What do you think about Zoos? 
  15. What do you think about people keeping animals at Zoos?
  16. Have you ever been bitten by a dog? What happened? Did you go to the hospital?
  17. Imagine you have a pet, tell me the pros and cons of it?
  18. Do you think your pet understands you? Do you think the animals can think?
  19. Some people have more than one pet at home, do you think it is difficult to look after lots of pets at home?
  20. What are some pets that people keep at home in your country?