5 Most Popular Dog Breeds
” We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.” ~ George Eliot
Dog is definitely man’s best friend. Typically dogs play an important role in our lives.
Over the years, environmental factors, such as changes in habitats, as well as other factors, such as cross breeding have resulted in the evolution of several breeds of dogs. Many of these popular dog breeds are well known for their intelligence, loyalty and fun-loving nature. As it is, the following is a list of dog breeds which are very popular:
German shepherd, commonly known as Alsatian, is a comparatively new dog breed. No wonder, this breed is one of the most popular breeds of dogs.
Like the German shepherd, this dog is also popular for its role in military and police roles. These dogs are very kind, compassionate as well as loving to their masters.
Commonly known as Doberman, this is a popular breed of dogs. They were originally developed in the 1890s and were once commonly used as guard dogs, as well as police dogs.
They were originally developed as water dogs. They today mostly play the role of companion dogs.
Popularized by the blockbuster movie Beethoven, St. Bernard happens to be one of the most compassionate breeds of dogs. Originally used as rescue dogs in the ice covered terrains of the Italian as well as Swiss Alps, this breed has been credited to have saved numerous lives of people trapped in snow, during rough weather conditions.
Apart from the above Rottweiler, Border Collie, Golden Retriever and Dalmatians are some other popular dog breeds.