Source: Yahoo (Extract)
Posted: September 12, 2023

Border Collies

First up on our list of 30 most owned dog breeds in the US are Border Collies. This herding dog breed originates from England. Border Collies are extremely smart, and obedient, and are mostly kept as a working sheep-herding dog or as a companion animal.

Cocker Spaniels

Cocker Spaniels are sporting dogs and closely related to the English Cocker Spaniels. The cheerful, gentle and sweet nature of Cocker Spaniels makes them equally suited to life as a household pet.


Brittany ranks at the number 28 spot in our list of 30 most owned dog breeds in America. The Brittany is a gun dog breed, primarily bred for bird hunting. These dogs are bright, high-energy, and require lots of exercise.

Shetland Sheepdogs

Shetland Sheepdog, also known as Shelties, are herding dogs. The breed originated in the Shetland Islands of Scotland, and the Sheltie is an extremely intelligent, quick, and obedient herder.

English Springer Spaniels

The English Springer Spaniel is a gundog breed of gundog. This attentive and affectionate dog breed does well with children and makes wonderful family pets. English Springer Spaniels take the 26th spot in our list of most owned dog breeds in America.


Havanese is the national dog of Cuba. This bichon-type dog breed, which is generally considered “high-end”, is growing in popularity as a great family pet in the US.

Boston Terriers

The Boston Terrier, a breed of dog originating in the US, ranks at the number 24 spot in our list of the most owned dog breeds in America. Boston Terriers are compact, short-tailed, well-proportioned, dogs that are known for their intelligence and affection.


Named for the Pomerania region in Europe, the Pomeranian is a small dog or a toy dog breed. Pomeranians are known for their compact size, fluffy double coat, alert expression, and foxy face.

Bernese Mountain Dogs

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a large dog breed and ranks at the number 22 spot in our list of 30 most owned dog breeds in America. A breed of Sennenhund-type dogs from Bern, Switzerland and the Swiss Alps, the Bernese mountain dog is calm, patient, loving, and a great pet.

Siberian Huskies

The Siberian Husky is a working sled dog breed belonging to the Spitz genetic family. Siberian Huskies are friendly dogs that are normally good with other pets and kids, but they can also be very stubborn and need to have space to run and be active with their humans.