The Australian Cattle Dog is the most popular dog breed in Denver for 2021, according to a recent report from Rover.
The online pet care website’s third annual report ranked the 20 most popular breeds in the US, including the five trending dog breeds in the 35 largest US cities.
The Blue Heeler, also known as the Australian Cattle Dog, makes sense given the high energy and strong running and movement abilities of the breeds – the perfect adventure partner.
Here are the five most popular pooches in the Mile High City:
1. Australian cattle dog
2. English bulldog
3. Border collie
4. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
5. German Shorthaired Pointing Dog
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Listed as “Always Unique,” the mixed breed has been ranked as the nation’s most popular dog breed, followed by the Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, and Goldendoodle.
Looking at the boom in “pandemic puppies”, the study found that 67% of dog owners said they welcomed a dog into their family during the pandemic last year.
Rover also surveyed 1,000 U.S. dog parents to determine key factors behind getting a dog, including cuddling (60%), a breed that gets along with other pets (54%), and a highly intelligent breed (51%).
You can find the full report here.
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