Best Dog Breeds

We simply cannot imagine the existing world without dogs. Good friends, loyal assistants and sometimes the most annoying things on the planet, that’s what we love them for. This list of dog breeds allows you to rank them the way you’d like. Doggies can be someone’s favorite pets because of many reasons. You can love good dog breeds because they are strong, willful, cheerful, cute etc. There is a wide range of criteria that a dog can be judged upon. Some people, for example, do not need their doggy dog be the best, they just love it with all their hearts because the pet exists and stays with them for a long time. It’s up to you to decide which feeling to apply while deciding the best dog breeds.

When seeing so many different dogs walk around with their owners it is tough to name popular dog breeds as there is no clear thought which one is top of the world. It is the matter of personal tastes and as you know, the more people there are, the more opinions can be discovered. Some like strong pit bulls that will scare off any attacker, others love funny huskies with their blue eyes. Chihuahuas and pugs are the new heroes of dog memes retrieving a fair chunk of popularity for themselves. As you can tell, competition for the top dog breeds will be full-scale and your help is required to settle things down.

Which most popular dog breeds would you vote for? Go ahead and scroll down the list, looking for your perfect competitor and comment each breed that deserves your attention.

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Beagle

For most people the best dog breeds are the cute and understanding ones. Beagle fits right into the description, becoming fan-favorite. It is a small hound that detects scents very well, particularly those of hares. Beagle is a popular pet due to its appearance, size, single-mindedness and lack of serious health risks.

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Golden Retriever
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Siberian Husky
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Labrador Retriever
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German Shepherd
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American Pit Bull Terrier

In any list of dog breeds, the APBT would be among the leaders in terms of strength. Medium size and a solid build make the dog look like a pack of muscles. Despite the intimidating look and readiness to eliminate the threat, Pit Bulls are smart. Used for security purposes along with other strength-related duties.

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Dalmatian
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Dachshund
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Boxer
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Shetland Sheepdog

The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog. The original name of this breed was Shetland Collie, but this caused controversy among the Rough Collie breeders at the time, so the breed's name was formally changed to Shetland Sheepdog.

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Jack Russell Terrier

This terrier adds to the list of dog breeds with roots in fox hunting. Dogs of this breed grow up to 15 inches and weigh around 16 lbs in general. High energy levels available and spent allow them to maintain sharp physical conditions and body shape. More than half of Jack Russell terriers have white coat color.

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Rough Collie

Top dog breed for those who love a good coat on their pets. Originating in the 19th century as a herding dog, the Rough Collie is now a successful pet, possessing great agility and obedience potential. Rough Collie can be a guide dog, search dog and therapy dog as well.

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Airedale Terrier

Airedale is one of popular dog breeds in the Western world. Being the biggest British terrier, it can perform a number of functions. Primarily used as a farm dog, Airedale can also be used as a hunting, police, guardian or guide dog, among other functions. Average lifespan is 12 years and weight is around 50 lbs.

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Rottweiler
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Pug
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Border Collie

Often listed among the best dog breeds that are highly intelligent. Besides being very smart, Border Collie is very agile and has sufficient strength to cover distances, helping as herding dogs. Border Collies are often seen in the sports competitions, winning them regularly. Medium size and thick fur only add to the good impression.

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Great Dane

The Great Dane or Deutsche Doggies is a German breed known for its great size and is known as one of the biggest dogs in the world in terms of height. Also known as a giant working breed, Great Dane’s lifespan ranges from 8-10 years.

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Corgi
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Shih Tzu
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Yorkshire Terrier
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Alaskan Malamute
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Australian Shepherd
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Akita
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Bull Terrier
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Australian Cattle Dog
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Newfoundland
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Boston Terrier
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Shiba Inu
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English Bulldog
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Basset Hound
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Poodle
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Chihuahua
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American Cocker Spaniel
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St. Bernard
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Maltese