Everyone thinks their dog is the sweetest or smartest or most gorgeous thing to ever walk on earth, and of course that’s true, but some breeds are more popular than others.
Here are the top 10 most popular dog breeds in New Jersey (in case you’re thinking about bringing a new puppy home and are unsure about which breed to get).
Beagles are one of the most popular breeds in New Jersey. Originally bred as foot hounds, Beagles make great companions for both adults and children.
Havanese dogs are native to Cuba and are popular with New Jersey folks. These gorgeous looking dogs are favorites with royals. Famous Havanese owners have included Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens.
Yorkshire Terriers are popular in New Jersey for their affectionate temperament and active nature. While owners love to adorn their gorgeous hair with bows, Yorkies are tomboyish by nature.
Poodles are the national dog of France but are loved in New Jersey too, like much of the world. If you have someone in your family with dog allergies, consider a Poodle since this is a hypoallergenic breed.
Rottweilers are among some of the most admired dogs in New Jersey for their high intelligence and loyalty. However, these are big, powerful dogs and may not be the best choice for first-time NJ dog parents.
Bulldogs are wonderful companions and beloved family pets in New Jersey despite their somewhat gruesome history of being having been bred for bullbaiting.
French Bulldogs are easily recognizable by their bat ears and are adored by New Jersians for their alert, curious, and playful nature.
Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular breeds worldwide and New Jersey is no exception. Originally bred in the Scottish Highlands, Goldens are playful and gentle and a great choice for New Jersey families with children.
German Shepherds in New Jersey are commonly trained to be guard dogs and police dogs. However, they also make great family pets.
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