Following a new UK pet industry report on the lockdown by Pets4Homes, petGuard.co.uk has announced a list of the most popular dog breeds across Britain during the pandemic. The report gives a comparison of June 2021 ranking versus a year ago, based on demand per dog breed by measuring the number of buyers looking for that breed against the availability of dogs and puppies.
And as working life resumes following on from lockdown, www.petGuard.co.uk has also produced a guide to help people make the right choice of dog breed for them noting characteristics like friendliness, grooming needs and intelligence. The guide examines the traits of the 20 most popular dog breeds of 2021 based on the data in from Pets4Homes. Here is the first part of the guide starting from numbers one to 11:
The friendly and intelligent cavapoo is ranked at number one on the list.
Life expectancy, 12-15 years; Friendliness 5/5; Energy level 3/5; Grooming intensity 2/5; Intelligence 4/5
The Dobermann is an energetic, muscular dog breed. It is intelligent, loyal and receptive to training. Life expectancy 10-13 years; Friendliness 3/5; Energy level 3/5; Grooming intensity 0/5; Intelligence 5/5
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is very sporty and playful which means they need a lot of exercise. Life expectancy nine-15 years; Friendliness 5/5; Energy level 3/5; Grooming intensity 1/5; Intelligence 4/5.
Combined with their friendly playful personality, Goldendoodles make the perfect family dog. Life expectancy 10-15 years; Friendliness 5/5; Energy level 4/5; Grooming intensity 1/5; Intelligence 5/5