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The UK’s 20 Favorite Dog Breeds by City Has Been Revealed

The UK’s 20 favorite dog breeds by each city have been revealed in a new study — and Golden and Labrador Retrievers have dominated the list.

For the research, the team at analyzed Google Search Trend data to discover which dog breed is most popular across the UK, after more people started searching for pups during lockdown.

Border Terriers were found to be London’s favorite breed, while over in Glasgow, Beagles came out on top. Other breeds to make the top 20 include Pugs, the lively Jack Russell and beautiful German Shepherds.

Edward Griffith, founder of, said: “We are a nation of dog lovers! With more people working from home or furloughed, it’s removed one of the barriers to owning one – time. It’s not surprising many made the decision to welcome a four-legged friend into their lives.”

Golden Retrievers are the favorite dogs in Belfast, Edinburgh and Manchester

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Find out which dog breed is the most popular where you live…

The UK’s 20 favorite dog breeds by city

one. Golden Retriever, Belfast

two. Siberian Husky, Birmingham

3. Labrador Retriever, Bristol

Four. Dachshund, Cardiff

5. Pug, Derby

6. beagle, glasgow

7. golden retriever edinburgh

8. French Bulldog, Hull

9. German Shepherd, Leeds

10. Jack RusselLiverpool

eleven. Border Terrier, London

close up border terrier

A Border Terrier

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12. Golden Retriever, Manchester

13. Greyhound, Newcastle

14. Yorkshire Terrier, Nottingham

fifteen. Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Oxford

16. Labrador Retriever, Plymouth

17. Dachshund, Portsmouth

18. Cocker Spaniel, Sheffield

19. Labrador Retriever, Southampton

twenty. Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Stoke-on-Trent

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