LOOK: Report Reveals the Most Popular Dog Breed in the Philippines

Life truly is much better when you have a dog! And I’m not saying that just because I’m a new pet parent–it’s just the honest truth. They instantly make your day brighter with their cuddles and kisses, and they won’t ever leave your side.

Stray dog are constantly in danger of getting sick, injured, or killed on the streets.

But have you ever thought about what breeds are the most popular in each country? HouseholdQuotes.co.uk, a UK-based resource site for homeowners, recently conducted research on this topic and released a report to show which breeds currently hold a special place in the hearts of most people around the world.

It’s been found that the Rottweiler is the number one in a whopping 34 countries while the Australian Shepherd is the most-searched dog with 913,000 monthly hits across four countries alone. Meanwhile in Asia, the German Shephard is the most loved.

And in the Philippines? It’s none other than the adorable Shih Tzu!

Shih Tzus are bred to be loyal and affectionate companions and love sticking by their owners wherever they go. They make amazing family pets as they usually get along well with other animals and even kids. They also adapt very well to their environment. They have a life expectancy of 10 to 18 years.

See the map below!

You can view the rest of the maps on the website here.

(ALSO READ: 13 Pet Costumes for Dogs That are Just Too Adorable)

What are your thoughts on this? Let us know what breed your dog is in the comments!


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