Posted by Mike Trevena 07/07/2016
Ever wondered which breed of dog is the most popular in your area?
An interactive map, created by the BBC, shows the five most popular breeds of dog in each county across the UK.
Data collected by microchipping companies Animalcare and Petlog shows breeds, excluding crossbreeds, registered in the UK over the past 10 years.
Labradors were found to be the most popular dog overall, with over 509,500 registered in the past decade. Jack Russell Terriers were the second most popular breed, followed by Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Border Collies and Cocker Spaniels.
Here in Stoke-on-Trent the most popular breed is the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, ahead of Jack Russell Terriers, Labradors, Border Collies and English Springer Spaniels.
The popularity of Labradors comes as no surprise to us; they are easy to train, loyal and suitable for many people and families.
Use the map to find out what the most popular dog breeds are in your area.
Which are the most popular breeds where you live?
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