Dog ownership has shot up in the UK since lockdown periods started

The nine most popular dog breeds in the UK this year

Dog ownership has shot up in the UK in the last couple of years as lockdown saw a surge in new pets heading to new homes.

Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 12:02 pm

The Kennel Club, which runs the Petlog microchipping database, has now compiled a list of the country’s most popular breeds, based on puppy registrations in 2020.

Here are the nine which proved the most irresistible to dog lovers and new pet owners alike over the course of the past 18 months.

Is your favourite among them?

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