Most Popular Dog Breeds By State

Mark Freeley with Storm, his 6-year-old English Labrador retriever, who pulled a fawn from Port Jefferson Harbor several days ago, in Port Jefferson - JOHNNY MILANO,NYT

(DOGS/DOG BREEDS) Did you know there are an estimated 90 million dogs living in U.S. households today? These breeds vary from large outdoor dogs like Labradors and Huskies, to smaller “apartment” dogs like Chihuahuas and Dachshunds.

View the infographic below to see the most popular dog breeds by state–the results might surprise you! — Global Animal

Labradors are one of the most popular dog breeds in a number of states like Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and North Carolina. Johnny Milano,NYT

Pet Loves Best

We Americans love pets, especially dogs! It’s not surprising that one can find almost every kind of animal domesticated in American households, whether it comes with fur or scales!

With time, our obsession for adopting various kinds of animals has crazily thrived. Along with the adorable dogs and fluffy cats, species such as hamsters, rabbits, hedgehogs, ferrets, chipmunks, snakes, lizards, birds, and even tigers have taken place in the hearts and houses of Americans.


With such a great figure and keeping in mind that currently there are 192 dog breeds registered according to AKC, it is fascinating to know what can be the most favorite dog breed of America. And even further, what if you could know the top 5 dog breeds in every single American State?

Sounds intriguing, right?

Well, what sounds so good to be true has been made possible by this remarkable survey by!

With the power of social media, we have a bazillion of data within the touch of a finger tap and that’s exactly what TrustedHouseSitters did. They conducted an interesting survey using social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And as a result of an exhaustive analysis of about 3.5 million(!) posts, they’ve come up with the most popular pet species in every state of America.

Being devoted dog lovers, we at PetLovesBest have come up with an interesting insight into this compelling survey. Following is an infographic that shows the top 5 dog breeds in every state of America.


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