There is a lot of data that says a lot about the people of the country, the food, the culture, the language and, now, the dogs. Household Quotes is a UK site that did research using Google search data. With the help of an interactive map, the user can travel around the planet knowing which breed of dog is preferred in each country.
When all the data is put together, the results are still amazing: the Rottweiler is the number one dog in 34 countries, but the Australian Shepherd is the most popular breed in the world, with 913,000 monthly visits in the 4 countries where it is number one. one.
The Border Collie and Cane Corso are considered the most popular dog in Europe. Everyone is the favorite dog in seven European countries. The Border Collie is a family herding dog known for its intelligence and docility. The Cane Corso is a loving and intelligent guard dog and its origins date back to Roman times.
The Golden Retriever is a hardworking, intelligent and self-confident dog. It is the second most popular breed in North America and the most popular breed in 22 countries, behind only the Rottweiler (34) and German Shepherd (29), although the Australian Shepherd is America’s favorite dog.
The number one dog in South America is the Rottweiler. It is excellent as a guard dog and also as a family pet if properly trained.
Middle East and Central Asia
The German Shepherd is the most popular dog in seven countries (plus 22 more worldwide). This golden-hearted working dog is also known as the Alsatian after British troops refused to call their animals “Germans” during World War II.
Rest of Asia and Oceania
Asian breeds are all the rage and have made their way to the West, although they have not succeeded in driving the native dogs out of the area so far. The Shiba Inu is a beloved dog in various Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, and Singapore.
The German Shepherd and Goldie also have a lot of fans in this eastern area, and the Filipinos’ favorite dog is the Shih Tzu, which is originally from Tibet and was born from crossing the Lhasa Apso with other Chinese imperial breeds. .
The German Shepherd is the most popular in 14 African countries, overtaking the Rottweiler, which is the most sought after in 13 locations. But the Boerboel, originally from South Africa, also has a place in this ranking, where he is the favorite dog in 4 African countries, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.