Cockapoo lands top spot as most popular dog breed in New York: report

A recent report looked at which puppies are most popular in New York and across the country.

Rover.com released “America’s Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2021,” which ranks the nation’s 20 most popular dog breeds and the top five trending dog breeds in 35 U.S. cities. According to their findings, in New York the most popular breed is the Cockapoo.

The Havanese came in second place for New Yorkers, followed by the French Bulldog. The fourth and fifth places are occupied by the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the American Pit Bull Terrier, respectfully.

“Every dog, regardless of shape, size or breed, has the unique ability to provide us with unconditional love and emotional support – and this year has proven just how much we need that,” Jaffe said. “While the perfect companion is different for each person, all pet parents can come together around a common appreciation of the lasting bonds we have with our dogs.”

Nationally mixed-breed dogs were the most popular, followed by the Labrador Retriever. In third place was the Golden Retriever, followed by the German Shepherd and the Goldendoodle. According to the report, the Golden Doodle has been growing in popularity since 2016, with Goldendoodles being the second most popular puppy breed, with the most popular being mixed breeds.

“As millions of pet parents across the United States welcomed new dogs into their families last year, we’ve seen doodles on the rise, accounting for one in 10 new pets. added to our platform,” said Rover pet trends. specialist, Kate Jaffe. “Among puppies, mixed breeds and Goldendoodles led the pack nationally, making them the official breeds of the ‘pandemic’ puppy boom.”

Read the full report on rover.com.