Canines Classified [Infographic] – Popular Dogs Around the World!

If you’re reading this, chances are that you either have a dog, or you at least love them. What about other people your age, though? Do people in South Africa tend to like different dogs than China, and just how many of us own dogs in the UK?

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A man’s best friend. internet sensations and super adorable – dogs are, no doubt, the most popular pet humans love to keep. one of the earliest animals to be domesticated, dogs have evolved and adapted a lot over these years. Lets check out the most popular ones in these different categories.

Loved Across The World

Here’s a list of the most popular breeds in different countries:

United States – Labrador Retrievers

Great Britain – Cocker Spaniel

France – French Bulldog

Germany – German Shepherd

Russia – American Staffordshire Terrier

Japan – Toy Poodle

China – Pug

Phillippines – Shih Tzu

South Africa – Yorkshire Terrier

Australia and New Zealand – Border Collie

Canine Counts

About 49% of adults in the UK own a pet, and 24% of them have a pet dog.

Pet dogs have an estimated population of 8.9 million in the UK in 2018, compared to:

  • 7.6m in 2010 – 2011
  • 7.6m in 2011 – 2012
  • 8.6m in 2012 – 2013
  • 8.9m in 2013 – 2014
  • 8.5m in 2013 – 2014
  • 8.5m in 2015 – 2016
  • 8.5m in 2016 – 2017
  • 8.9m in 2017 – 2018

There For All Ages

Here’s what people pet (or want to pet) according to their ages:

  • Kids
    • Beagle
    • Boxer
    • Golden Retriever
    • Labrador Retriever
    • Bull Terrier
  • Adults
    • Beagle
    • Bulldog
    • Collie
    • Golden Retriever
    • Icelandic Sheepdog
  • Seniors
    • Pug
    • Schnauzer
    • Cocker Spaniel
    • Beagle
    • Boston Terrier

Men vs Women

Here’s what is preferred among the genders:

  • Men
    • Labrador retriever
    • Brittany
    • Parson Russell Terrier
    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier
    • Bulldog
  • Women
    • Labrador Retrievers
    • Siberian Husky
    • Golden Retriever
    • Boxer
    • Jack Russell Terrier

Internet Sensations

Dogs are the interent’s favourite animal. people love flaunting their pet doggies on their social media handles.

Of the most popular pet related accounts on Instagram, 44% are dogs, 36% are cats, 4% are both and 16% are neither!

Popular dog lingo over the internet includes “pup”, “doggo”, “dog”, “doge” and “woof”.

Most followed Instagram doggies:

  • Jiffpom, 8.9 million followers
  • Doug the Pug, 3.6 million followers
  • Shibainu Maru, 2.5 million followers
  • Marnie the Dog, 2 million followers
  • Loki, 1.8 million followers

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