Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World
Is your dog among the Top 10 Dog Breeds in the world? Well, according to the World Canine Organization figures, these dogs breeds have made it to the A-list!
Moreover, the FCI has five sections namely: Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Americas and the Caribbean and Africa.
In the US, the American Kennel Club always announces their most popular breed yearly, where some dogs breeds are consistently in top place each year while some are new contenders.
Top 10 Dog Breeds
Did your furry companion made it to the list? Lets find out.
1 – Labrador Retrievers
Good natured and all-time family companion, the Labrador Retriever is a consistent favorite all over the world. This good-natured animal has a pack mentality and is known to have originated from Canada where it was bred to catch fish.
2 – German Shepherd
Proud, fearless and intelligent: these are least characteristics of this athletic dog. They are happiest when there are tasks at hand and is far from being a couch potato. No wonder they serve well in the police and military, and are great as seeing eye dogs.
3 – Golden Retrievers
There is nothing not to love about this gentle creature? They adore people, water and playtime. This breed is everyone’s darling and is perfectly suited as emotional therapy dogs, rescuer and narcotics detector.
4 – Beagles
Famous for their half-howl, half-bark beagles bay, this playful canine has been around since the Romans and is also considered to be one of the cutest dogs in the world. This playful pooch is easily recognizable by his tri-color coat and excessive energy that never lets up.
5 – Bulldogs
These laid-back small dogs characterized by muscular and large jaws were originally bred to drive cattle to the market. Trained to go low on the ground, they were used as bull bait in the 1500s. Today, they are trusted members of the family because of their fearlessness and tenacity.
6 – Yorkshire Terriers
Glamorous and regal are just some of the traits that the Yorkie is known for. Their long, silky and blue-tan coat that reaches the ground is stunning, making this breed a class of its own.
7 – Boxers
Nicknamed Peter Pan due to its playfulness and childish countenance, Boxers take 2-3 years to act as an adult. They got the name boxers because they have a funny way of mimicking boxing movements using their front paws. Their protective and loyal traits make them great family companions.
8 – Poodles (Top 10 Dog Breeds)
Named after the German word Poodles meaning to splash in the water, the curly-haired poodle lost most of its swimming and hunting prowess during ancient times. Today, it is one of the most intelligent, active and friendliest dogs in the world.
9 – Rottweilers
The Rottie or Rott, as these dogs are called may seem ferocious, strong and fearless. However, a closer inspection of their eyes reveals a calm, loving and courageous companion that exhibits loyalty to their owners till the end. Sadly, misconceptions by Hollywood movies have given these dogs a bad reputation.
10 – Dachshund (Top 10 Dog Breeds)
The unique shape of this loveable dog makes you think of hot dogs, which is one of the reasons for its popularity. Their webbed paws and short feet make digging easy for this pooches that rightfully belong to the hound family.
Top 10 Dog Breeds
Dogs are wonderful companions, so choose one to care for, depending on your lifestyle, personality and living conditions. While these breeds are highly popular, ALL dogs are equal, waiting for a human to love and be loved in return.
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