The UK’s favorite dog breeds – but a significant one is missing

A new poll has revealed the UK’s favorite dog breed, with one notable breed missing from the list.

Research conducted by the casino company MapleCasino analyzed the number of annual online searches for different breeds of dogs in the UK.

Their study found that the Boxer is the most searched dog breed in Britain, with an average of 3,204,000 searches during the year.

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However, their research revealed that the Staffordshire Bull Terrier was not in the top 10, being beaten by breeds such as the Beagle and Dachshund.

The Japanese dog breed Shiba Inu, which has searched 3,036,000 in the past 12 months, comes second on the list behind the boxer. However, this high number of searches may be because the cryptocurrency shares the same name.

The French Bulldog ranks third on the list of popular dog breeds in the UK, with the small dog breed generating around 2,484,000 searches in 2021, with the Cocker Spaniel coming in at number five.

A MapleCasino spokesperson commented on the study, saying: “Dogs are one of the most popular pet choices in UK households, so it’s interesting to see which breeds are the most popular in the world. country.

“The data shows that the Boxer is the most popular breed, and this is likely due to the fact that it possesses desirable characteristics such as play, intelligence and loyalty. In the blockages of the past two years, de many people have sought companionship in the form of a dog, as owners can often spend more time with their four-legged friend while working from home. “

The full list of dog breeds is:

  1. Boxer (3,204,000 annual searches)
  2. Shiba Inu (3,036,000 annual searches)

  3. French Bulldog (2,484,000 searches per year)

  4. Cocker spaniel (2,304,000 searches annually)

  5. Golden retriever (2,136,000 searches annually)

  6. Pomeranian (2,004,000 annual searches)

  7. Chow chow (1,944,000 searches annually)

  8. Shih Tzu / Dachshund (1,476,000 searches annually)

  9. Beagle (1,368,000 annual searches)



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