With time, our obsession for adopting various kinds of animals has crazily thrived. Along with the adorable dogs and fluffy cats, species such as hamsters, rabbits, hedgehogs, ferrets, chipmunks, snakes, lizards, birds, and even tigers have taken place in the hearts and houses of Americans.
Did you know that there are approximately 90 million dogs in 60 million of American households?!
With such a great figure and keeping in mind that currently there are 192 dog breeds registered according to AKC, it is fascinating to know what can be the most favorite dog breed of America. And even further, what if you could know the top 5 dog breeds in every single American State?
With the power of social media, we have a bazillion of data within the touch of a finger tap and that’s exactly what TrustedHouseSitters did. They conducted an interesting survey using social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And as a result of an exhaustive analysis of about 3.5 million(!) posts, they’ve come up with the most popular pet species in every state of America.
Known Dog Breeds in Every State [INFOGRAPHIC]
Being devoted dog lovers, we at PetLovesBest have come up with an interesting insight into this compelling survey. Following is an infographic that shows the top 5 dog breeds in every state of America.
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So what are the most talked about dog breeds in your state? Just gaze upon this mighty infographic of ours and know the answer!
Did you always wonder what is the most popular dog breed in the United States? Well, if you look closely, you can easily identify that American Bulldog tops the list by being the most talked about in whopping 13/50 states. Moreover, these watchful family protectors make into the top 5 list of 40/50 states.
Seems like this once-bred-to-fight-the-bulls dog breed is making it big into American homes!
#2. Labrador Retriever
Right after American Bulldog is everyone’s favorite, Lab! These fluffs make it to the top 5 of 36/50 American states. A striking similarity is seen between the Mountain states Idaho, Montana, and Utah, as well as the South Atlantic states such as Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia as they share Labrador Retriever as the top dog breed on social media.
Well, whatever the region is, a good boy Lab is everyone’s favorite!
With the smallest dog breed of Chihuahua as their favorite pup, the sunny city of California is the biggest contributor to the survey. Furthermore, relatively hotter states of New Mexico and Texas are also on the same train as California with their choice of favorite dog breed.
With Chi at the top along with Dachshund and Pomeranian coming right after, who knew that Hawaii was insane after short-legged doggos?!
With their wolf-like predator look and gorgeous fur, it’s no surprise that Huskies or Siberian Huskies are the 4th most sought after dogs on Social Media in the United States. Moreover, Alaska, having some of the most beautiful mountains, coastal areas and being home to a plethora of outdoor activities, loves Husky as their top pet dog breed.
Further, the East North Central states of Ohio and Michigan love Huskies too. Being greatly similar in geological aspects, these neighboring states share 4 out of 5 of their top dog breeds on social media!
Amazing, isn’t it?
Going no further than the top 5 dog breeds of the United States social media, let’s take a break and talk about Pembroke Welsh Corgi. With their delightful nature and cute little legs, Corgis are one of the most underdogged dogs! I mean, they are protective of their families, playful with their owner, and friendly with kids, what else do you need!?
Corgis are one of the most photogenic and fun dog breeds, which is evident by thousands of adorable Corgi pictures and videos on social media.
With the rise of social media, everyone is busy taking cute pictures of their pup. Luckily, such a trend brings a smile on the faces of dog lovers from all around the world every single day. And for us, well, we are just happy as we thrive on information; more and more information about dogs!