Most Popular Dog Breeds 2022 ( American and World wide)

most popular dog breeds 2021

Dog lovers, Are you thinking about getting a dog or curious how popular your pooch is? The wait is over; there is a list of the most popular dog breeds in 2022 based on the recent statics. No doubt, Labrador retriever is still on the topnotch for 29 Years according to our research.

Every year international institutes of pet sitters and dog walkers launch a ranking of the most popular dog breeders based on their database. For dog lovers, dogs are more than just a pet. So before making a dog choice you have to follow up on different facts. We have compiled this article with all the interesting information about popular dog breeds of 2022. Which you should have to go through before rushing towards your final decision.

Most popular dog breeds 2022

1.Labrador Retrievers:

Labrador Retriever

Labrador retriever is a breed of retriever gun. Labrador retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds in many countries, especially in the western world. They were historically used to help fishermen in the ships.  They are considered as a great family pet and addition to any house because of their loyal nature and easy training.

2. Golden Retrievers:

Golden Retrievers

These canines are most popular in the United States. They have great friendly behavior and are loved because of their tolerant attitude. They love to play outdoor games and were used to retrieve games. Their friendly nature makes them a good choice and addition to the house.

3.German Shepherds:

German Shepherd

The German shepherd is also the most famous dog breed. They are known for intelligence and smartness that’s why this breed is mostly used by the police and military. They are overprotective and become aggressive often so need to be trained at an early age. This breed is originated in Germany.

4.Bull Dogs:

Bull Dogs

Bulldogs are the most famous dog breed according to the Google trend data. Bulldogs are also known as British or England Bulldogs. They become aggressive with other animals but are kind with the human. They have wrinkles on their face and typical push-in face. This breed needs exercise to avoid gaining weight. They love indoor games.

5.French Bulldogs:

French Bull dogs

French bulldogs are admired mostly in New York. They have a mild nature and are usually loved for the friendly attitude towards other animals and strangers. They are a result of crossbreed. They can survive in warmer temperatures and don’t need many outdoor activities.



According to the recent ranking, they are ranked at 6. They are well known for their possessive nature and intelligence. They are further classified as Standard poodles, Toy poodles, and miniature poodles. But Poodle needs a daily bath and regular trimming and early training.



Rottweilers are the dog breed popular among domestic dogs. Before they were used to pull meat carts to the market but now they are used as police, guard, or rescue dogs around the world. They are a good choice for addition to the house because of their friendly and obedient nature.



Beagles are one of the famous breeds used for hunting and alike a foxhound. They are renowned for their strong sense of smell. They are good companions of the children and a good choice for the addition to the house as they don’t need much grooming session. But they are prone to affection.

9.Pointers (German Shorthaired):

pointer dog

German Shorthaired is a versatile dog breed with agile and friendly nature. They are renowned for their intelligence and great smelling sense. That’s why this breed is used for hunting. But these dogs are not a preferred addition to the house having toddlers.

10.Yorkshire Terriers:

Yorkshire Terriers

This dog breed is always ranked among the top most popular dogs. Yorkshire terriers are the smallest dog breed but these are known for their great catching abilities of vermin and other small rodents.  They are a good choice for dog lovers having small apartments because of their less aggressive, active, and overprotective.



This pooch breed is agile and popular for its unique shape, having short legs and long body. They are also known as badger or sausage dogs. These doggies breed are not competent in addition to the house because their training is difficult. But no doubt they are loyal and friendly to their companions.

12.Pembroke Welsh Corgis:

Pembroke Welsh Corgis

You can rank its popularity as it is the preferred dog of Queen Elizabeth. This Canines breed is popular among the smallest breeds. This breed is strong, lively herder, and affectionate. They have proved themselves a great companion and a part of a family.

13.Australian Shepherd:

Australian shepherd

This breed is famous for its energetic nature and intelligence. That’s why they are ranked at number 13 according to the recent statics. It has a misleading name as it is not originated from Australia. This breed is developed in the US. As they have a high energy level so it is preferred for the families to have a large fenced-in yard.

14.Siberian Huskies:

Siberian Huskies

This breed is loved and popular for many reasons. They have unique blue or brown eyes. This breed of canine can survive harsh climate conditions and was used to pull sleds over frozen landscapes. Due to its several graceful activities, it is a great choice for a home addition, police dogs, and herding animals.



This breed of dogs was used by the German police and was popular as guard dogs initially. They were used for their intelligence and super active behavior.  They don’t often bark which makes them the best choice for the house addition. They have a protective nature and loyal.



This pooch breed was named after the Mexican state of Chihuahua but they are recognized all around the world. They are among one of the smallest breeds. They have aggressive nature so people having toddlers at their home should not go with this breed as they can frighten easily. They love enjoying a cozy warm indoor atmosphere.

17.Miniature Schnauzers:

Miniature Schnauzers

This breed among the canines world is a result of a crossbreed between poodles and Affenpinschers.  This specie was originated in 19 century in Germany. They are friendly and love to spend their time with their family. They are on the topnotch for choice in the countryside as they are highly energetic, active, and easily trainable.

18.Cavalier King Charles spaniels:

Cavalier King Charles spaniels

This breed ranked at number 16 according to the recent ranking statics. As they are popular among the toy breed and are super active. One of the best reasons to make them your pet is they don’t shed much. They have a kind nature and can enjoy themselves with other animals too. They are loyal and require a lot of interaction and playtime with the owner.

19.Great Danes:

Great Danes

Great Dane dog breed is among the largest and biggest dog breeds. They are also known as German Mastiff. They are giant and are usually used as guard dogs. Don’t get moron by their giantess they are pretty cool with the children and other animals. They are preferred for the countryside houses because they accommodate large place and need regular exercise.

20.Doberman Pinschers:


Doberman pinscher is the breed recognized officially in the late 19 century. Their regal look is symbolized as the royalty of the canine world. Doberman is the best guard dog because of its loyal and protective nature. Doberman requires dedication, early and regular training.

Interesting information: Biewer Terrier is the newest dog breed of 2022 according to American Kennel Club.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the top and least popular dog breed?

According to the ranking statics of international systems is the same as last year or the years before. Labrador retriever still carries the crown for the most popular breed. Unfortunately, Sloughi is at the bottom line. But popularity doesn’t mean that they are not likely to adopt or love. They are loveable and graceful.

Which dog breeds are preferred for a home?

Before rushing towards a decision you must consider some factors such as your living style, size of your apartment, family size, your income, and many other factors As dog breed often reflects your personality and style. So the selection of dog breed varies from owner to owner. And he must keep in mind the above mention considerations.

Biggest dogs in the world 2022: English Mastiff is a popular biggest dog. It is the first choice of giant dog lovers. This dog breed is giant, strong, and powerful. It will be a difficult task for you to choose one as they all are incredibly graceful with a fun trait. These are not only the ones who come under this category there are many other famous giants, strong and heavy dogs that may include,

  • Saint Bernard
  • Neapolitan Mastiff
  • Irish wolfhound
  • Great Dane
  • Caucasian Shepherd


All pooches are cute. People often choose breeds that contemplate their personality and living style. For some families, doggies are more than a pet. Dogs are the most common pets around the world because of their loyal and friendly nature. Here we have provided you all the interesting information about the most popular dogs.  Why do you think your dog breed is among the most popular breed in the world and make them adaptable and loveable by the people. Drop your experience in the comments below. It will be highly acknowledged.

Dr. Louise Cosgrove

Dr. Louise Cosgrove

veterinarian for 10+ years currently running a veteran house and I am here to serve my knowledge over the internet.

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