Crufts, the annual dog show held at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC), started on Thursday. The 128th edition of the event will see champion dogs from around the world have awed audiences with their aerial skills, exquisite breeding and coiffed coats. And as more than 200 breeds hope to land the main Best in Show award, we took a look at Britain’s most loved pups in different areas of the nation.
The most popular dog in your area
As dogs descended on Birmingham this Thursday, marketing agency Reckless had a look at Britain’s most loved pups in different areas of the UK.
The company based the analysis on the most Instagrammed dogs and revealed each county’s favourite canine.
The study showed the Border Terrier is Manchester’s most popular dog, while the Staffy has won the hearts of Londoners.
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Crufts 2019: The annual dog show takes place in Birmingham from Thursday to Sunday this week (Image: GETTY)
Dachshund proved to be the most Instagrammed dog in Berkshire and the South East.
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Whilst in the East, the cockapoo seemed to be a huge favourite, followed by the beagle.
The Samoyed was a popular choice in the East midlands, followed by Westies and Schnauzers.
However, for people in Yorkshire and Humber, the German Shepherd was the obvious choice.
Crufts 2019: The map shows which breeds are most popular in different areas of the UK (Image: Express)
Full list of Britain’s most popular dogs
- East of England - Cockapoo
- East midlands - Samoyed
- London - Staffy
- North East - Border Collie
Crufts 2019: Dogs will compete in Cruft's biggest competition Best in Show this Sunday (Image: GETTY)
- North West - Cockerpoo
- South East - Dachshund
- South West - Border Terrier
- West Midlands - Malamute
- Yorkshire and Humber - German shepherd