Which dogs are most in demand by Spaniards? According to data from the Spanish Association of Royal Dogs (RSCE), the most successful dog breeds among Spaniards in 2021 were, in that order, the German Shepherd, the English Setter, the Labrador and the Poodle.
Beside, The Spanish Water Dog is assumed to be the only national breed in the top ten. This has been established by the RSCE Hispanic Stud Book (LOE) and the RSCE Canine Breed Registry (RRC), which has been working for over a hundred years for the welfare of dogs which will take place from June 23-26. to Madrid. dog world showthe most important international dog show.
So Top 10 most successful dog breeds among Spaniards the following:
1. German Shepherd, from Sheepdog to Most Wanted
Despite its fame, it is a fairly new breed, which was first recognized in 1899. The multiple functions of the German Shepherd, repeating the first place, are amazing: from a sheepdog, it evolved into a guide dog, policeman or guard, until finally it becomes Most Wanted Pet Dog. In addition, it stands out for its inexhaustible training capacity.
2. The English setter, the beauty of the hunter of prey
The breed developed in England throughout the 19th century, giving rise to two types of English grooming: the type that attended camel shows and the other that worked in the fields. Spotted leather and fur make up the long, silky coat. Its specialty is the search for prey in the open field. that he The second most registered dog breed in SpainLast year he traveled with a German Shepherd.
3. Labrador, cooperative and peaceful
The one who takes over is the farmer. Originally from Canada but developed as a breed in England, it is currently One of the most popular breeds in the world. Proper training can lead to a talented animal in service, for example, police jobs. The breed was recognized by the United Kingdom Kennel Club in 1903. They are suitable for just about anything but they are not a guard dog, as they lack aggression. His personality is very sociable.
4. Poodles, attentive, playful and active
Originally from France, the poodle was the breed of nobility until the 15th century when it gradually became popular among all classes. At first, his job was that of a water hunting dog. Indeed, the origin of the pellets that make them famous is to protect the most sensitive parts of the dog such as the joints or the chest from the cold and water. They are alert, playful and active dogs.. It is the position that climbs the most positions in the table year after year, from seventh to fourth among the most wanted.
5. Chihuahuas are smart and civilized
Originally from Mexico, the state that bears his name, he is also known as the Chihuahua. that he The smallest breed in the world At the same time, this is the reason for its popularity, but it can also be the cause of certain health problems if responsible breeders are not used. He doesn’t know his size and isn’t afraid to handle larger dogs, so it’s important to train him well. They adapt to any environment, including the big city. that he One of the longest dynastiesAnd give holsters to dogs up to 20 years old. Put two squares.
6. Golden Retriever, friendly and calm even with strangers
It is a breed of Scottish origin which developed in the middle of the 19th century from the crossing of different hunting breeds: the Scottish upper class needed a dog capable of capturing terrestrial and aquatic birds in the highlands. land full of lakes. free from all hostility, Golden Retrievers are friendly and calm even around strangers. Their lack of aggression makes them inadvisable as watchdogs, but they are very useful for breeding with children. Still in sixth place, as in 2020.
7. The Maltese, the perfect housewife
One of the most popular breeds. It belongs to the pigeon family, although its origin is unclear and it is generally located two thousand years ago in the Mediterranean basin and is related to the Phoenicians. Its thick and shiny coat, its silky texture and its brilliant white color give it a special beauty. that he A perfect companion dog and an ideal house sitterwhich will make you sound the alarm at any unexpected visit.
8. Pomeranian, unique coat smells of devotion to humans
Famous breed of dog originating from Pomerania (Germany and Poland). She has two layers of hair that stand out for her marvelous beauty: one short and woolly, which serves to protect her from the weather, and the other of long, straight hair. The head resembles the head of a fox. But The most appreciated is his personality: always funFeel the true devotion of human beings. In 1870, it was recognized as a dog breed by the English Kennel Club.
9. Spanish Water Dog, Athletic, Cheerful and Loyal
Another race repeats the situation. The Spanish Water Dog was officially recognized by the RSCE and the Ministry of Agriculture almost four decades ago, in 1983, but its origins date back centuries. There is evidence of the existence of this breed in the Andalusian regions around 1000 years ago. Its woolly fur gives it very unique characteristics. He is athletic, cheerful and loyal. Despite all these qualities and many more, before the next World Cup final to be held in December in Qatar, the Spanish Water Dog Musa will be the official mascot of the national team.
10. Mini Schnauzer, always on alert
Finally, it is a breed bred in Central Europe for centuries, especially in Germany, as evidenced by a 16th century statue in Stuttgart of a night watchman accompanied by a small, recognizable miniature. It was a very popular breed used on farms but long despised by nobles. Graceful, friendly and warytheir personality, always on the alert, requires training so that they accept “strange” dogs and let their guard down.