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Most Popular Dog Breeds Around the World

“A Dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself”  –  Josh Billings


There’s no doubt that Dogs are still holding their place as man’s Best Friend. They come in as; the 3rd most popular pets world-wide, right after Fresh water Fish, and cats.

Dogs were able to hold their ranking because of their amazing personalities, unconditional love, incomparable loyalty, and amazing capabilities.
There are countless ways that dogs have helped and are still helping humans, and they keep surprising us more and more everyday.
Well, they sure earned their place in our hearts.

Did you know that! Service dogs are now trained to help diabetic patients, by detecting  rapidly dropping or low blood sugar levels. And they were able to save a lot of people by warning them rapidly… Giving them just enough time to reach for help.


According to F.C.I registration statistics that was last made in 2013, these are the Top 10 Most Popular Dog breeds around the world:


Dog Breeds Icon Labrador Retriever:

Labrador Labrador
Life span: 10 – 14 years.
Origin: Newfoundland.
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Yellow.
Weight: Male: 29–36 kg, Female: 25–32 kg.
Temperament: Outgoing, Intelligent, Agile, Gentle, Trusting, Even Tempered, Kind.
Height: Male: 57–62 cm, Female: 55–60 cm.




Dog Breeds Icon German Shepherd:

Simba - The German Sheperd
Life span: 9 – 13 years.
Origin: Germany.
Colors: Black, Black & Tan, Black & Silver, Red & Black, Grey, Sable.
Temperament: Obedient, Loyal, Intelligent, Courageous, Watchful, Curious, Alert, Confident.
Height: Male: 60–65 cm, Female: 55–60 cm.
Weight: Male: 30–40 kg, Female: 22–32 kg.




Dog Breeds Icon Poodle (All sizes):







Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Height: Toy Poodle: 24 – 28 cm.
Miniature Poodle: 28 – 35 cm.
Standard Poodle: 45 – 60 cm, Medium .Poodle: 35 – 45 cm.
Temperament: Intelligent, Trainable, Faithful, Instinctual, Alert, Active.
Colors: Apricot, Black, White, Black & Tan, Cream, Black & White, Red, Silver, Blue, Brown, Grey, Sable.
Origin: Germany, France.




Dog Breeds Icon Chihuahua:


Hypoallergenic: No.
Life span: 10 – 18 years.
Origin: Mexico.
Height: 15 – 23 cm.
Mass: 1.5 – 3 kg.
Temperament: Devoted, Lively, Courageous, Alert, Quick.




Dog Breeds Icon Golden Retriever:

Golden Retriever






Life span: 10 – 12 years.
Colors: Cream, Dark Golden, Light Golden, Golden.
Temperament: Intelligent, Friendly, Reliable, Confident, Trustworthy, Kind.
Height: Female: 51–56 cm, Male: 56–61 cm.
Weight: Female: 25–32 kg, Male: 30–34 kg.
Origin: United Kingdom, Scotland, England.




Dog Breeds Icon Yorkshire Terrier:

Yorkshire Terrier
Hypoallergenic: Yes.
Life span: 13 – 16 years.
Height: Male: 17 cm (Adult).
Origin: England.
Temperament: Bold, Intelligent, Courageous, Confident, Independent.
Colors: Black & Tan, Blue & Tan, Black & Gold, Blue & Gold.




Dog Breeds Icon Dachshund (all varieties):

Dachshund Varities






Hypoallergenic: No.
Life span: 14 – 17 years.
Mass: 7.3 – 15 kg (Standard Size).
Origin: Germany.
Temperament: Playful, Devoted, Stubborn, Lively, Courageous, Clever.
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Black & Tan, Cream, Red, Chocolate & Cream, Blue, Tan.



Dog Breeds Icon Beagle:

Hypoallergenic: No.
Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Temperament: Even Tempered, Intelligent, Excitable, Determined, Amiable, Gentle.
Height: Male: 36–41 cm, Female: 33–38 cm.
Colors: Lemon & White, Tri-color, Brown & White, Red & White, White & Tan, Chocolate Tri, Orange & White.
Weight: Male: 10–11 kg, Female: 9–10 kg.




Dog Breeds Icon Boxer:






Life span: 10 – 12 years.
Temperament: Devoted, Playful, Fearless, Loyal, Intelligent, Friendly, Energetic, Cheerful, Bright, Confident, Calm, Brave.
Height: Female: 53–60 cm, Male: 57–63 cm.
Weight: Female: 25–29 kg, Male: 27–32 kg.
Colors: Brindle, Fawn, White.
Origin: Germany, Munich.




Dog Breeds Icon Miniature Schnauzer:

Miniature Schnauzer






Hypoallergenic: Yes.
Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Temperament: Obedient, Fearless, Intelligent, Friendly, Spirited, Alert.
Height: Female: 30–36 cm, Male: 30–36 cm.
Weight: Female: 5.4–8.2 kg, Male: 5.4–9.1 kg.
Colors: Black, White, Black & Silver, Salt & Pepper.



Dog Breeds Icon Siberian Huskies:


Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Origin: Siberia.
Temperament: Outgoing, Intelligent, Gentle, Friendly, Alert.
Colors: White, Black, Agouti, Piebald, Black & Tan, Splash, Black & White, Red, Silver, Copper, Brown, Grey, Sable.
Height: Female: 50–56 cm, Male: 54–60 cm.
Weight: Female: 16–23 kg, Male: 20–27 kg.




Dog Breeds Icon Rottweilers:

Life span: 8 – 10 years.
Origin: Germany.
Temperament: Devoted, Obedient, Fearless, Courageous, Self-assured, Alert, Good-natured, Confident, Calm, Steady.
Height: Female: 56–63 cm, Male: 61–69 cm.
Weight: Female: 35–48 kg, Male: 50–60 kg.
Colors: Black, Mahogany, Tan.

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Information in this article are collected via reliable online sources