10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in The UK

The British are a nation of “dog lovers”: there are almost nine million dogs per sixty-five million inhabitants, and more than 350 thousand of them live in London. The largest canine organization in the UK, The Kennel Club, has calculated which breeds are now especially popular in the capital and came to an unexpected result.

  1. The French Bulldog is not just a miniature bulldog. The most notable characteristic is the bat's ear. Also unique to the breed is the skull, which is flat between the ears. The French Bulldog is a compact, muscular dog with smooth short hair. Common colors for this breed are isabella, white, and various brown varieties with stripes or spots of a different color. The weight of the male and female is 11-15 kg.

  2. The full name of the breed sounds like "Labrador Retriever", which is explained by the history of breeding of the breed. St. John's Canadian dogs mated with curly-haired retrievers and the Labrador was born. It is correct to point out that the Labrador Retriever is one of 6 officially recognized varieties of retrievers. At first, the only possible color of the dog was considered black, later fawn and chocolate were added.

  3. The –°ocker Spaniel is a small, beautifully built dog. The head is rectangular, rather large with a pronounced occipital protuberance. The ears are set low, very long, the eyes are of medium size, with an alert and cheerful expression. The paws are powerful with large feet and webbing between the toes, which allows these dogs to move easily through the swamps.

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