Can you guess what the UK’s most popular dog breed is?

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  • Hint: It's not a cavoodle

    Whether you have a Dalmatian or a dachshund, everyone thinks their dog is the best/cutest/most photogenic pet in the entire world. Just take a look at any dog owner’s camera roll and you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about.

    And we’re fully aware that having a dog is actually really good for your health.  No excuse not to make 2019 the year you get a pup (we’ve even put together a list of the most popular pet names to make things easier for you).

    But when it comes to dog breeds, which ones are the most popular in the UK? ITV’s Britain’s Favourite Dogs revealed which breeds are favourites in Britain.

    The survey asked 10,000 members of the public about the dogs they love the most, and while we’re obsessed with Cavoodles and French Bulldogs, neither made the top 10. Pugs also got knocked out of the running. Sad.

    However, did the usual suspects – Labs, German Shepherds and Boxers – make the cut?

    Spoiler: yes.

    While Labradors took the top spot last year, they’ve been pipped to the post in the 2019 line up.

    Here are the top 10 most popular dog breeds in Britain…

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    10. Mixed breeds

    9. Golden Retriever

    8. German Shepherd

    7. Border Collie

    6. Boxer

    5. Cocker Spaniel

    4. Springer Spaniel

    3. Labrador

    2. Cockapoo

    1. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

    So the Staffy takes the crown!

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