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 in Britain during the pandemic. The report compares the June 2021 ranking to a year ago, based on demand by dog breed by measuring the number of buyers looking for that breed versus the availability of dogs and puppies.
And as working life picks up after the lockdown, www.petGuard.co.uk has also produced a guide to help people make the right dog breed choice for them by noting characteristics like usability, needs for grooming and intelligence. The guide examines the characteristics of the 20 most popular dog breeds of 2021 based on data from Pets4Homes. Here is the first part of the guide from numbers one to 11:
The friendly and intelligent cavapoo is ranked 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 Doberman Pinscher is an energetic and muscular dog breed. He 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 athletic and playful, which means he needs a lot of exercise. Life expectancy nine to 15 years; Friendliness 5/5; Energy level 3/5; Grooming intensity 1/5; Intelligence 4/5.
Combined with their playful and friendly personality, Goldendoodles are the perfect family dog. Life expectancy 10-15 years; Friendliness 5/5; Energy level 4/5; Grooming intensity 1/5; Intelligence 5/5