Did you know there are over 76 million dogs in the United States? And there are over 48 million households that own at least one or more dogs. We love or puppies.
During the pandemic, people were buying and adopting dogs so briskly that some animal shelters didn’t have dogs in their kennels that needed to be relocated.
Now we have some data on the breeds of dogs that the moths have been looking for the most. Honest Paws shared results from Google Trends for the type of dog that each state has googled the most over the past year.
They broken down the numbers by state and divided the most searched dog breed in each state.
Bulldogs were the most wanted dog breed in 10 different states including California, Deleware, Florida, Illinois, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Nevada, Ohio, and Texas
Havanese followed with five states: New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Nebraska and Idaho.
Four races each have three states:
- Cocker Spaniels in Alabama, South Carolina and Utah.
- German Shepherds in Kentucky, North Carolina, and West Virginia.
- Golden Retriever in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin.
- Greyhounds in Colorado, Connecticut, and Kansas.
And six breeds each have two states: Boxers, Dachshunds, Corgis, Pugs, Samoyeds, and West Highland Terriers.
South Dakota’s Top Searched Dog Breed was the German Shorthaired Pointer. This is not surprising as the breed is described as a good hunter, intelligent, playful, and family-friendly.