These are the 12 most popular breeds of dog in the UK so far this year.

These are the UK's 12 most popular breeds of adorable dog in 2021 - including the loving Labrador

As dog ownership continues to soar post-lockdown, these are the pups that are currently most in demand across the UK.

Tuesday, 25th January 2022, 12:06 pm

As lockdown hit last year, leaving most of us stuck at home, many people decided it was the perfect time to get a new puppy – with the UK Kennel Club reporting nearly an eight per cent increase in UK dog ownership compared to the previous year.

Demand appears to remain high, with the average prices of some breeds nearly tripling over little more than a year.

With 215 different pedigree breeds recognised by the UK Kennel Club, plus numerous popular crossbreeds, there’s no shortage of choice when it comes to selecting your perfect pooch.

But some breeds are rarer sights in parks than others.

Here are the most popular breeds of dog for the first quarter of 2021, according to the latest Kennel Club figures – and there’s a new UK top dog in town.

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