10 Most Popular Dog Breeds
All dogs are lovable, unique, and, in their own way, irresistible. But there are some who are like celebrities with the charm they couldn't keep and we couldn't help but appreciate. We have listed ten dogs who are known for their outstanding traits, making them the crowd favorite and the most popular:
Labs are well-loved and popular among many because of their playful and active disposition. They are also very versatile, family-friendly, and incredibly intelligent. They have a stable and happy temperament. Talented retrievers of game, Labs are known to have a soft mouth which allows them to recover animals without harming them. Descending from the Newfoundland breed, Labradors are also great water dogs. Their adaptability to any task and age makes Labs very popular.
German Shepherd Dogs
German shepherd dogs are the third most intelligent breed and one of the most versatile. They are the most popular war and police dog because of their easy trainability, bravery, and loyalty. They are also the top biters because of their tendency to be protective of their families. German shepherds can be trained to do anything which adds to their high popularity.
Everybody knows Snoopy, the most popular beagle. But nobody would disagree that every other beagle aside from Snoopy is equally lovable. They are easily identifiable by their short legs, expressive eyes, and long droopy ears. This is also a breed that could never resist food! Independent, energetic, and instinctive at catching any scent,beagles are simply irresistible and lovable.
Golden Retrievers are one of the most intelligent and most-loved dogs by all kinds of pet owners. Like Labrador Retrievers, Goldens are very playful and active water dogs with soft mouth. They are so natural at retrieving that there is no need at all to give them a command to fetch. They are very obedient and very eager to please, making them very well-loved.
Yorkies are determined, energetic, and curious portable pooches who are small in size but not in attitude. They will constantly crave for interaction with people and enjoy being cuddled. They are great travel and home companions who are very affectionate and friendly even to strangers. Yorkshire terriers are toy dogs that have minimal need for exercise, while their naturally long and luxurious coats need regular brushing.
This stocky and powerfully-built dog has a very confident and fierce air. Although this makes them quite difficult to train and they have an unusual habit of farting, bulldogs are still very popular because they are funny and loving. They are also very good and gentle with kids and have very minimal grooming and exercise needs.
These flat-faced canines are one of the breeds that most people would love to have.Boxers are popular as they are bursting with energy and certainly enjoy their owner's attention. They have the longest tongue and are quite sensitive to heat. Loyal and affectionate, boxers are great companions for anybody.
Poodles are considered the second most intelligent of all dog breeds, making them popular not just as family dogs but also as show dogs. They are also very versatile as they are bred originally as hunting dogs and are also great as water dogs. Their prancing and graceful movement and beauty are definitely just added bonuses to this wonderful pooch that comes in standard, miniature, and toy sizes.
Fearless, headstrong, lively, and clever, Dachshunds are one-master dogs who would go anywhere their owners go. They are best known for their long and low bodies. Their name means “badger dog” in German, and they have the instinctive need to dig and burrow, hunt, and catch a scent. Dachshunds are very playful but can wander off so they should not be left out of sight unleashed or unfenced. They are friendly, active, and affectionate who take a while to warm up with strangers, making them ideal pets for many.
Rottis are popular because of their untiring will to protect their territory, including their home and family. They are one of the most popular guard dogs with a calm, courageous, and confident temperament combined with sometimes clownish expressions. They are aloof with strangers and very watchful of the things happening in their surroundings. Rottweilers are fond of children and are happiest when kept busy.