There are approximately 5 million dogs in Germany. We will tell you about the 10 most popular breeds. Among them, there are both those who have been wildly popular for several decades and several newcomers.
Thanks to its responsiveness, the Labrador Retriever is very popular with the Germans. This breed is perfect for families with small children. The average life span of these dogs is 14 years. They accompany their little owners through the entire period of childhood and become true friends. The greatest passion of a Labrador is to take things out, so many jokes that if burglars break into the house, the Labrador will help them take things out.
For years, the German Shepherd has ranked first in popularity rankings. Several factors contributed to the slight drop in demand, including restrictions on keeping large dogs in many federal states, as well as alarming headlines about bite incidents and diseases of the breed. A characteristic feature of this breed is unquestioning loyalty. Usually, the German Shepherd is strongly attached to only one person - its owner.
Chihuahua is the breed of dog that can even fit under your desk in your office, as the maximum weight of an adult dog is only 3 kg. At the same time, it does not cause problems associated with finding housing. Despite the diminutive body, the lifespan of a Chihuahua can reach 20 years.