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The top 10 most popular dog breeds of 2020 have been announced

What kind of dog did you adopt this year?

Dogs are a wonderful addition to any family. Whether you adopt a senior or a puppy, you can rest assured that your canine companion will be a loyal friend for life.

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In fact, dogs are the most popular pet in Australia, and when lockdown set in earlier this year many households decided to introduce a ball of fluff into their abodes. 

This year, Pet Insurance Australia has analysed search data to identify the top 10 most popular dog breeds of 2020, and the results may surprise you.

While trendy breeds such as pugs, French bulldogs, labradoodles and other similar sorts may be the first to come to mind when thinking in terms of popularity, the answer is much more traditional.

Check out the list – by gender – below.

Top female dog breeds 

  1. Cavoodle
  2. French Bulldog
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Labrador
  5. Groodle

Top male dog breeds 

  1. Cavoodle
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Border Collie
  4. French Bulldog
  5. Miniature Dachshund

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