Europe’s Most Searched for Breeds And It’s Not the Labrador Retriever!

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The Labrador Retriever may have just been named the most popular dog breed in the United States for the 27th year in a row, but overseas, this high-spirited companion doesn’t carry the same kind of clout. According to new research, Europe’s most popular dog breeds are the Cane Corso and the Rottweiler.

  • The most Googled dog breed in the UK is a French bulldog – this breed doesn’t appear at the top of any other google searches in Europe

  • The cane corso is the most popular dog breed in Europe – this breed is the most popular for over a fifth of European countries, including France, Latvia, Romania and Croatia

  • The Rottweiler is more popular in Europe than the pug – Rottweilers feature in top place for 10 countries in Europe, including Italy, Finland and the Netherlands, whereas the pug is first for 8 countries, including Greece, Portugal, Russia and Kazakhstan.

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