Types Of Dogs

There are many different types of dogs, with over 150 recognized breeds as well as many more different variants.

When choosing a dog it is important to examine your personal circumstance (e.g. home life, how much time available for the dog, children) and mesh them with a dog who has the appropriate temperament and requires the level of care that you can provide. Here are some questions to ask yourself before you choose your pet.

Most popular breeds (US)

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Cocker Spaniel
  3. English Springer Spaniel
  4. German Shepherd ("Alsatian")
  5. Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  6. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  7. Golden Retriever
  8. West Highland White Terrier
  9. Boxer
  10. Border Terrier

Most popular breeds (UK)

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Yorkshire Terrier
  3. German Shepherd ("Alsatian")
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Beagle
  6. Dachshund
  7. Boxer
  8. Poodle
  9. Shih Tzu
  10. Miniature Schnauzer