People love dogs. And why wouldn’t they? Dogs provide a long list of benefits which include health, protection and of course companionship. Simply put, dogs are awesome and people on the internet know this. However, apparently some dogs are liked more than others…or at least searched more on Google’s search engine. You want to take a wild a guess as to the most searched and popular dogs on Google? Well guess away but you don’t have to, we have them right here. Ranked accordingly, here are the 25 most popular dog breeds on Google (based on Google trends).
Note: This listing was compiled using Google trends results from Feb 2015, due to the dynamic nature of the internet these could vary in later months).
Nicknamed “The American Gentleman”, the Boston terrier is a very intelligent and easily-trained dog. Usually weighing 10 – 25 pounds (4.5 – 11 kg) and standing 15 – 17 inches (38 – 43 cm) at whiskers, the Boston terrier is a friendly but sometimes a bit stubborn dog.
With its name and origin derived from Malta, a little Mediterranean island country, the Maltese is a dog breed from the Toy Group (a group of the world´s smallest dogs). Characterized by long and silky, usually white coat, the Maltese is an extremely lively and playful companion.
Named after K. F. L. Dobermann, a German tax collector who wanted a strong and feared dog that would protect him when collecting taxes, the Doberman pinscher is a medium-sized, short-coated dog. Originally, Dobermans used to be intimidating and aggressive dogs but now, they are known for having a good-natured temperament, extreme loyalty, high intelligence, and great trainability.
Originating in Scotland and Northern England, the collie is a medium-sized, very active dog. They are kept as herding dogs, working dogs as well as pets and sporting dogs. Their coats can be short, flat, or long, ranging greatly in color but what all collies share, is extreme stamina, agility and trainability.
The Great Dane is a German dog breed notable for its giant size. Their height often reaches well over 30 inches (76 cm) and there have been many Great Danes who have held the record for being the world´s tallest living dog. Despite their intimidating size, they are usually very friendly toward other dogs and familiar humans.