Often hardy and always unique, mixed breed dogs continually top lists of the most popular dog types in the UK. There’s a mixed pup out there for just about everyone!
Labs are one of the UK’s most popular dog breeds. These high-spirited sporting dogs are perfect for people who love spending time outdoors swimming, jogging, or hunting.
These dogs are a combination of the gentle and merry Cocker Spaniel and the intelligent, elegant Poodle. With an affection for their family and innate friendliness, it’s no surprise how popular they are.
Stocky like an English Bulldog but not as large, Frenchies are great for homes of all sizes. They don’t need a ton of exercise—nice walks and trips to the dog park work well.
Cocker Spaniels are easy-going and affectionate dogs that are a treat to have as part of the family. These pups love to snuggle and are generally quite easy to train. Thanks to their relatively small size, they are also adaptable to any size home.
These spunky pups are full of personality. Ever curious and alert, Dachshunds are notoriously stubborn and require patience to train, though the results are totally worth it.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
A big dog in a smaller package, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is muscular, sweet-natured, and perfect for families as they have a reputation for being patient with kids. Exercise is a must with this breed, as well as adequate socialisation.
Jack Russell Terrier
These clever little dogs often have their own ideas on how things should be done. They’re playful, affectionate, and have an independent streak that can keep owners on their toes.
This energetic workaholic is not for the novice dog owner. At the end of a long day, however, they’ll happily snuggle up with their favourite person to celebrate a job well done.
Looking for a lot of personality in a compact package? Adopt a Chihuahua! They’re ideal dogs for city dwellers, but require training to temper their “big dog” attitudes.
Intelligent and protective, German Shepherds make loyal companions. These dogs bond well with their owners through physical activities like herding, tracking, and agility.
Intelligence and a friendly disposition make Goldens one of the UK’s most popular dog breeds. These smart pups do well with obedience training and make great hunters.
Known as the “little lion dog,” the Shih Tzu is an outgoing and affectionate breed. Mischievous and playful, you’ll never have a dull moment with a Shih Tzu around!
Charming, funny, and mischievous, pugs make loving pets. Small yet solid, they’re the ideal house dog and happy in just about any home—city or country, kids or none.
Yorkies are true Terriers: funny, feisty, and braver than their size implies. Known as “the tomboy toy,” Yorkies are also quite affectionate and favourites of city-dwellers worldwide.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
With their sweet, gentle demeanour, the Cavalier’s popularity is really no surprise—especially considering how well they get along with children and other pups, and their tendency to frolic and laze around (perfect combo!).
A cross between a Poodle and a Labrador, the Labradoodle is naturally hypoallergenic. Loyal, hardworking, and affectionate, these pups make great family pets.
With their pleading expressions and funny personalities, it’s hard to resist a Beagle. They make excellent hunting dogs and tend to be very loyal to their people.
English Springer Spaniel
Looking for a great all-around dog? The English Springer Spaniel is it! Bred to work closely with humans, these people-pleasing pooches want nothing more than to accompany you and your family on a walk, hike, or swim.
With their foxy faces and big dog attitudes, Poms command attention wherever they go. They’re also smarter than their cute appearance may imply, mastering tricks with ease.