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Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

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These are Top 10 most popular dog breeds in the World. Most of us are fond of keeping a pet in our homes and insist our parents to allow us to do so. There are many different kind of dog breeds and it should be given due consideration that which dog is going to be the part of your family. Some dogs are very loyal as compared to others and some are more playful.

10. Pugs

Pugs Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Pugs

The other names of this most popular dog breeds are Chinese pug, Dutch bulldog, Dutch mastiff, Mini mastiff and its country of origin is China. Pugs are very small dogs with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail. It has developed muscles and comes in different colors.

 

9. Poodles

Poodles Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Poodles

This most popular dog breeds is an excellent companion, easy to train and adapts to almost any type of residence. This an ideal companion for someone who does not have a lot of living space, as well as for someone with more spacious accommodations.
8. Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Shih Tzu

It is a most popular dog breeds weighing around 4–7.25 kilograms (8.8–16.0 lb) and has long silky hair which adds to its beauty. They are equally friendly with both adults and young. Shih Tzu are among the earliest Chinese breed.

 

7. Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Golden Retrievers

A golden retriever is extremely kind and gentle by nature and loves playing with people and their toys. These beautiful most popular dog breeds are very affectionate, have excellent temperaments and are easily trained.

 

6. Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Yorkshire Terrier

Some of the nicknames of this most popular dog breeds are Yorkie, Walking Jewel, Yorkshire Terror and the country of origin of this breed is England. Basically, it was developed in the 19th century in Yorkshire, England to catch rats in the clothing mills. Some of the prominent features of this breed are its small size, less than 3.2 kilograms (7.1 lb), and its silky blue and tan coat.

 

5. Boxers

Boxers Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Boxers

Boxers are energetic, fun-loving, good with children, extremely loyal and low maintenance. However, because they can be very headstrong, this most popular dog breeds should have obedience training when they are young.

 

4. Dachshunds

Dachshunds Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Dachshunds

This most popular dog breeds has got some very interesting nicknames such as Teckel, Tekkel, Tekkel Doxie, Weenie Dog, Wiener Dog/Hotdog, Sausage Dog and they belong to the hound family. I am sure you must be deceived by its miniature frame but guys believe me it is an excellent guard dog and a hunting dog. Dachshunds are long-bodies and short-legged. They are fearless and are very easy to train. The country of origin of this breed is Germany.
3. Beagles

Beagles Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Beagles

Beagles are often used by homeland security personnel because of their strong scenting ability. They have assertive hunter attitudes, but this most popular dog breeds are also kind, gentle and love their families. Their loud barking and howling also make them great watchdogs.
2. Labrador Retrievers

Labrador Retrievers Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds Labrador Retrievers

Their life span is around 10-13 years. The weight of male is 27–60 kg (60–130 lb) and female is 25–42 kg (55–93 lb). Similarly, the height of male is 56–63 cm (22–25 in) and that of female is 54–60 cm (21–24 in). There is a great variation In their coats such as Smooth, short, dense and straight and they come in very different colors as Black, silver (very rare), chocolate, or yellow (pale cream to red). This most popular dog breeds are very much entertaining and your kids are totally safe with these. They are also very loyal and protective towards the family they stay with. Their country of origin is Canada.

 

1. German Shepherds

German Shepherds Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Most Popular Dog Breeds German Shepherds

The German shepherd is ranked the second most popular breed in the nation for the first time in more than three decades. Their increased popularity may be due to enhanced security efforts taking place in the United States and overseas. These very intelligent, most popular dog breeds are loyal family pets, ideal companions and dependable K-9 partners when needed.


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