Britain’s Top 100 Dogs 2019 results in pictures: Most popular breeds as the UK votes

They’re man’s best friend and the most popular pets in the UK.

Without doubt, us Brits are a nation of dog lovers andone in four of us share our home with a pooch.

And with 217 recognised breeds of dogs, there is a lot of variety to choose from when it comes to picking our pet.

ITV have carried out a survey of 10,000 people to determine which is Britain’s favourite breed of dog. and the results our now in.

And Sara Cox and Ben Fogle have revealed which is our all time favourite pooch.

Here are the UK’s top 100 dogs.

Where does your favourite come?

100. Otterhound

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One of Britain’s oldest dog breeds, the Otterhound is a scent hound. There are just 600 of them worldwide.

99. Afghan hound

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Bred in Afghanistan’s mountains.

98. Australian Shepherd

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Known simply as the Aussie, these dogs were bred in the US during the 19th century.

97. Leonberger

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These are a giant breed of dog and comes rom the city of Leonberg in Germany.

96. Sproodle

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Sproodle’s are a cross between an English Springer Spaniel and a Poodle.

95. Chinese Crested

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These dogs were created to be a companion to invalids and are said to almost be able to read their owner’s minds.

94. Irish Wolfhound

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This is a very large sighthound which originated in Ireland.

93. Sussex Spaniel

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The breed was developed in Sussex and is a compact Spaniel.

92. Borzoi

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Also called the Russiand wolfhound, it is similar in shape to a greyhound.

91. Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla

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As the name suggests, this breed comes from Hungary and are excellent hunting dogs.

90. Boston terrier

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Its coat has a tuxedo-like pattern.

89. Schipperke

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This is a Belgian breed of dog and make great sheep dogs.

88. Chow Chow

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Chinese breed, known as puffy-lion dog.

87. Cairn terrier

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Small breed from the Scottish Highlands.

86. Bullmastiff

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Packs up to 130lbs of muscle and drools.

85. Wire Fox Terrier

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It is a fox terrier and has bundles of energy and intelligence.

84. Samoyed

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This is a breed of a large herding dog and hails from Siberia.

83. Welsh Springer Spaniel

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very similar to the English Springer Spaniel.

82. Gordon setter

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Its thick coat was designed to protect it from the harsh Scottish weather.

81. Airedale terrier

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The biggest terrier of the lot.

80. Pomeranian

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Two of them were saved from the Titanic.

79. Maltese Terrier

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A tiny breed in what’s known as the Toy Group.

78. Japanese Akita

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Japan’s most popular breed.

77. Scottish terrier

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They were bred to hunt vermin.

76. Bernese Mountain Dog

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A large breed of dog that was originally kept as a farm dog.

75. Norfolk Terrier

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A variety of the Norwich Terrier.

74. St Bernard

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The largest dogs, they can weigh 25 stone. They are also known as Alpine Mountain Dogs and were famously used for mountain rescue in a dangerous pass between Italy and Switzerland.

73. Saluki

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A sleek Persian greyhound.

72. Parson Russell Terrier

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These are Jack Russells with longer legs.

71. Alaskan Malamute

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Bred to pull sleds across the Arctic tundra.

70. Irish Setter

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Glossy dogs that date back to the 1500s.

69. Pug/Beagle (Puggle)

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A cross between a Pug and a Beagle.

68. Sealyham Terrier

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As Welsh breed that surged in popularity during World War One.

67. Bearded Collie

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Bred to withstand Scottish weather and troublesome sheep.

66. English Pointer

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They point their bodies in the direction of prey.

65. Rough Collie

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Bred as a sheep herder – and famous as Lassie.

64. Bichon Frise

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Has black eyes and a fluffy white coat.

63. Lhasa Apso

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Bred for Tibetan monasteries.

62. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

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This is the smallest of the retrievers

61. Bloodhound

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A large scent hound originally bred for hunting deer and wild boar.

60. Basset Hound

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They’ve the best sense of smell of all 100.

59. British Bulldog

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Stood for Brits’ tenacity and courage.

58. Irish Terrier

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This is one of the oldest dog breeds.

57. Siberian Husky

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Used as a sled-racing dog.

56. Olde English Bulldogge

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One of the very oldest breeds of dog.

55. Newfoundland

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Bred in Canada to haul in fishing nets.

54. Yorkshire Terrier

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Their hair keeps growing, like humans’.

53. Welsh Cardigan Corgi

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This is one of the oldest breeds in Britain.

52. Bedlington Terrier

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Once a vicious hunter of rats and rabbits.

51. Chihuahua

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The world’s smallest breed.

50. Hungarian Vizsla

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Famous for their loyalty.

49. Old English Sheepdog

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Its hair can cover its face and eyes.

48. Rhodesian Ridgeback

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Developed in Africa as a hunting dog.

47. Pug

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Their characteristically squashed faces can hamper their breathing. A group of pugs is known as a grumble.

46. Manchester Terrier

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Bred in the 19th century to control vermin.

45. Poodle

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The most popular dog in the 60s.

44. Schnauzer

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They’ve a distinctive beard.

43. German Short Haired Pointer

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A hunting dog suitable for both land and water.

42. French Bulldog

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They have surged in popularity.

41. Shih Tzu

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Another Toy Dog breed to make the list.

40. Greyhound

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Takes just three strides to reach 30mph and has a top speed of around 45mph.

39. Whippet

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Can hit speeds of up to 35mph.

38. Rottweiler

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A German breed with a powerful bite.

37. Lurcher

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They are distant cousins of greyhounds.

36. Shetland Sheepdog

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Also known as a Sheltie, this breed was popular in the 1960s and 1970s.

35. West Highland White Terrier

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Good with children and quick to learn.

34. Irish Water Spaniel

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One of the oldest and rarest breed of spaniel.

33. Tibetan Terrier

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It’s name roughly translates to ‘shaggy or bearded’.

32. English Bull Terrier

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Bred to fight, they have triangle-shaped eyes.

31. Beagle

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Famous as cartoon character Snoopy.

30. English Setter

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Often described as a mischievous gun dog.

29. Great Dane

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They can grow up to one metre tall.

28. Welsh Pembroke Corgi

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One of the happiest dogs.

27. Border Terrier

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Bred as a fox and vermin hunter.

26. Springador

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A Labrador and English springer spaniel.

25. Dalmatian

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Features in the 1961 film, 101 Dalmatians.

24. Lakeland Terrier

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Now an endangered breed.

23. Sprollie

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A springer spaniel and Collie cross.

22. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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Named after King Charles II, who adored them. Their favourite place is on your lap.

21. Cavapoo

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Cavalier King Charles spaniel and a poodle.

20. Jack Russell

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Bred in England around 200 years ago to hunt foxes. Corrie star Simon Gregson’s Jack Russell, Cookie, plays his dog Rover in the soap.

19. Doberman Pinscher

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Developed by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann in 1890.

18. Daschund

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Also known as a sausage dog.

17. Weimaraner

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These noble-looking dogs are born with stripes for camouflage.

16. Welsh Terrier

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Likes to chase badgers, foxes and otters.

15. Cavachon

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Cavalier King Charles spaniel and bichon frise mix.

14. Dandie Dinmont Terrier

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One of Britain’s oldest terrier breeds, one of the rarest dogs in the world.

13. Labradoodle

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A Labrador and poodle mix. Bred to be a low-shedding dog, they are ideal for people with allergies they have started to be used as guide dogs.

12. Miniature Schnauzer

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Adorable smaller versions of their full-sized cousins.

11. Flat Coated Retriever

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They can often be used as Guide Dogs.

10. Mixed Breed

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Not really a breed at all – mutts, mongrels and mixed breeds. Experts estimate that there are over 400,000 mixed breeds.

9. Golden retriever

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Bred as gun dogs to retrieve water fowl.

8. German shepherd

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These reliable dogs are highly prized by police forces, used to sniff out drugs.

7. Border Collie

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A herding dog and the brightest of all dog breeds, it can understand up to 1,000 words.

6. Boxer

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One of the best jumpers in canine world.

5. Cocker Spaniel

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A bird dog at heart, the cocker spaniel loves food and will bond closely with the person who feeds it. Handy if your owner is a chef – James Martin has one called Cooper.

4. Springer spaniel

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With one of the best senses of smell of all breeds of dog, the military use them to sniff out explosives.

3. Labrador

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Britain's Top 100 Dogs 2019 results in pictures: Most popular breeds as the UK votes

Labradors like Hank have been voted the nation’s favourite dog
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The most popular assistance dogs in the world, if trained they can help with everything from doing the washing to answering the phone. Ben Fogle has a labrador called Storm. And Love Island star Chris Huges has two Labs, Stormzy and Tinchy.

2. Cockapoo

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This cocker spaniel and poodle cross is the most popular mixed breed in Britain and dates back to the 1960s.

1. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

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Bred in the 19th century as a fighting dog, but owners say they are softer than that. Sadly the most likely breed to be found in rescue centres.