What is the most popular dog breed in Illinois? – NBC Chicago

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Whether you observe it while sleeping with your dog on the couch or playing fetch in the park, National Dog Day, which falls on August 26, is something to celebrate.

And in honor of the four-legged holiday, Camp Bow-Wow analyzed its national database to determine the most popular dog breeds in each state.

The company, which describes itself as “North America’s largest dog daycare and boarding franchise,” sifted through more than 400,000 annual visits to help identify “the most popular dog breeds based on records of purebred dogs”.

In the United States and in Illinois, the Labrador Retriever has earned the place of best dog. Here are which other puppies completed the top five in the state:

  1. Labrador Retrievers
  2. German shepherd
  3. golden doodle
  4. Golden retriever
  5. pit bull terrier

It’s a nice list. However, according to marketing agency TOP Datait’s not the only four-legged list.

After analyzing a database of 500,000 adopted dogs and interviewing 1,000 dog owners, here are which breeds, according to TOP Data, take the bone for the most popular among Illinois pet owners:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retrievers
  3. pit bull
  4. Pooch
  5. Beagle

A list, however, that does not run in circles is Trupanion Top 10 most popular dog names for 2022. The insurance company queried its database of over 740,000 insured pets and found that your pup’s tag is more likely to have the one of these names engraved on it:

  1. Moon
  2. Charly
  3. bella
  4. Daisy
  5. Milo
  6. Lucy
  7. Cooper
  8. Bailey
  9. teddy
  10. Max

Whatever your favorite breed, or whatever name you give your dog, have you checked the clock lately? Now seems like a good time to give your furry friend a treat.

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