Most Popular Dog Breeds Of 2015

Most Popular Dog Breeds Of 2015

Are you an individual who is looking to become a pet owner of a dog; and is wondering what the most popular dogs are before you choose your pick? Or are you already a dog owner and wondering if your dog is considered a popular breed?

Do not wonder and more, because we put together a list of the most popular dog breeds of 2015.

1. Labrador Retriever

A Labrador Retriever maybe considered the most friendly and hardworking breed. They were known for the skills as a fishermen helper. And today they play a big role as an assistance dog to the handicap and the disabled. They are known for their happy and energetic personality. Their lifespan is around 11 years and they are one of the larger breed of dogs.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 5/5
  • Exercise Needed: 5/5

 

2. Golden Retriever

A Golden Retriever is known for its friendly and intelligent personality.  They are known for their amazing skills for hunting, tracking, sniffing out drugs and as assistance dogs. They have a calm and gentle personality. Their lifespan is usually 12 years and are one of the bigger breeds of dogs.

Bread Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 4/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 5/5
  • Exercise Needed: 5/5

 

3. German Shepherd

A German Shepherd is considered to be one of the most popular dog breeds for so many reasons. They are intelligent and have devotion and courage. They also excel in training which is why so many of them become police dogs because of their competitive, obedient and faithful nature. They also live for around 11 years and are one of the larger breeds.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 3/5
  • Exercise Needed: 4/5

 

4. West Highland White Terrier

A West Highland White Terrier is a well known breed among many pet owners. They are known for their friendly and happy nature that is always on the lookout. They are not high maintenance as they get pleasure from simple toys and belly rubs. They live longer than most dogs at roughly around 16 years and they are from a smaller sized breed of dog.

 Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 3/5
  • Exercise Needed: 3/5

 

5. Border Collie

A Border Collie is considered a popular dog breed for many different reasons. This is because they are full of energy and love to be outdoors working. For this reason they are used in many cases to herd sheep on a farm. They are also known to be easily trained and for their obedience skills. They tend to live around 12 years and are a medium sized breed.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 3/5
  • Exercise Needed: 5/5

 

6. Australian Shepherd

An Australian Shepherd is known for its amazing working abilities. They are also great around families and have a lot of energy to burn off which is why they love sport like activities. They are known for their dominant and loyal personality. They tend to live for around 18 years and are considered a medium sized breed.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 3/5
  • Exercise Needed: 5/5

 

7. Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is most likely one of the popular breeds because of its beautiful thick coat that has many rich colors and for their blue colored eyes. They are also known for their awareness, intelligence and their athletic abilities. They also have a respectful and loving personality. Their life span is around 15 years and they are also known as one of the larger breeds.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 4/5
  • Exercise Needed: 4/5

8. Collie

The Collie breed is known for their intelligence, loyalty and their ability to herd in sheep. They are great family dog and around kids as they are gentle, playful and protective. They have a life expectancy of roughly 15 years and they are considered as medium to larger size breed of dog.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 4/5
  • Exercise Needed:3/5

 9. Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a popular breed as it is a smaller size dog that has a big personality. For their size they make a great pet to have when living in an appointment or a condo. They are also known for their devotion, looks and their dynamic personality. They tend to live around 20 years and they are one of the really small dog breeds.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 2/5
  • Friendliness: 3/5
  • Exercise Needed: 3/5

10. Beagle

A beagle is known for their small size but still have the ability to be a strong and active breed. They are known for their fun, loving, patient, stubborn, and creative personality. They are also great in a family with children and adults because of their sweet and gentle characteristics. They tend to live around 15 years and are known as a small to medium size breed.

Breed Characteristics:

  • Adaptability: 3/5
  • Trainability: 3/5
  • Health & Grooming: 3/5
  • Friendliness: 5/5
  • Exercise Needed: 4/5

 

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