5 Of The Most Famous Dog Breeds In The World

  • 22/05/2020

Dogs, as you know, are known as man’s best friend, and there’s a very good reason for that.

Whether you’re a cat person, a dog person, or an animal person in general, we can all agree that dogs are generally a joy to be around, and it’s easy to see why they’re the nation’s favourite pets.

Dogs just have a knack for lifting the spirits when we’re down, and putting us in a great mood when all else seems to fail.

This is where things get a little controversial, because we’re shortly going to be looking at some of the most famous dog breeds in the world. Dogs, like us, come in all shapes and sizes, and a lot of people have their own personal preferences for what they consider to be their favourites.

Whether you like big dogs, small dogs, fluffy dogs, short haired dogs, loud dogs, or quiet dogs, your perfect dog breed is no doubt out there, but has it made the list today?

Let’s find out, shall we? Here are 6 of the most famous dog breeds in the world.

German Shepherd

When people think of German Shepherd’s they often associate them with the police and the military.

While it is true that German Shepherd’s are often trained for use in the police and the military, they are actually some of the most lovable, affectionate, and dopey dog breeds on the planet.

German Shepherds are loyal, hard-working, and very affectionate dogs that dog owners just cannot get enough of.

They’re also very intelligent, which, alongside the fact that they’re obedient, is another reason why police and military forces across the globe often train them for active duty.


If you’ve ever had a night at the dog track before, you’ll no doubt be familiar with greyhounds,

If you haven’t, you simply must, as it’s a great laugh and is a great way to spend the evening.

Greyhounds are extremely fast dogs, which is why they’re so popular in the world of online at through sites like betting at Betfree.ie , and betting in general, as they’re fantastic racing dogs.

Not only are greyhounds very fast animals, though, they’re also very gentle and affectionate dogs.

If you’re looking for your next dog, how about adopting a retired greyhound?

Golden Retriever

The third dog breed on our list today is the gentle natured Golden Retriever.

These dogs are very inquisitive, friendly, and warm natured and as a result they make fantastic house pets for large families.

They’re also very hard working, obedient, and easy to train, which is why they make great work dogs and are often used as guide dogs for the visually impaired.

If you’ve a family with small children, Golden Retrievers make great pets as they’re great with kids.

French Bulldogs

So far, the dogs we’ve looked at today have been considered to be ‘bigger’ dogs than some breeds.

Well, for those of you who prefer your dogs a little smaller, rejoice, for we now present the gorgeously cute French Bulldog to you.

Frenchies, as they are known, are dogs which are very much in fashion at the moment, especially when you consider the fact that celebs such as The Rock, own them.

French Bulldogs may be small, but they have huge personalities and are extremely funny to play with.

French Bulldogs have overtaken Pugs in terms of popularity, and so if you’re a fan of small and hilarious dogs, which don’t require heaps of exercise due to their small limbs, Frenchies are ideal.


Boxer dogs are perhaps the funniest and most immature breed of dog on our list today.

Boxers, despite their large size, play as if they’re the size of Jack Russel terrier and are very obedient.

They get their name, by the way, from the fact that this particular breed was prone to standing on its hind legs and ‘boxing’ similar to a kangaroo.

These dogs are very dopey and playful, though they do drool, so just bear that in mind.

Yorkshire Terriers

And finally, we have another offering for you in the ‘little dog’ category, as we have the adorable Yorkshire Terrier.

Yorkshire Terriers are not only popular over here, but also overseas in the USA.

The dogs became very popular in the Victorian Era, though initially they were used to catch rats and vermin, due to their small size.

Yorkies are relatively easy to train, and are quite protective and territorial, not to mention brave, especially considering their small size.

Because they have shorter fur that is less prone to shedding, they’re also great dogs for people with allergies.

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