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Most Popular Dog Breeds in the UK

Jul 30, 2020

The world’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers, Rover.com recently conducted a survey of over 20,000 pet owners in the UK to discover what dog is the most popular in 2020. You can find their article here - https://www.rover.com/blog/uk/most-popular-dog-breeds/

To anyone who takes their dog on regular walks, you can probably have a good guess at what breeds will be in the top 20, but where exactly is your favourite?

Don’t worry if you’re dog isn’t in this list; it doesn’t make them any less perfect.

2020’s most popular dog breeds in the UK:

  1. Mixed breed
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  6. Cockapoo
  7. French Bulldog
  8. Border Collie
  9. Shih Tzu
  10. Chihuahua
  11. Dachshund
  12. German Shepherd
  13. Golden Retriever
  14. Yorkshire Terrier
  15. English Springer Spaniel
  16. Pug
  17. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  18. Beagle
  19. West Highland White Terrier
  20. Bichon Frise

Are there any breeds on this list that you didn’t expect, or one that is missing?



This list only has 10 of the hundreds of types of dogs you can choose from, so making the right choice can seem difficult. That's why we've created individual guides for the most popular dogs which you can find in our Pet Advice column.

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