THESE 10 DOG BREEDS ARE THE MOST LIKELY TO BE STOLEN IN THE UK
Source: Yorkshire Evening Post (Extract)
Posted: March 5 2021
New data from GoCompare has revealed the UK’s most popular lockdown dog breeds, who are prime targets for thieves.
Since the UK officially entered lockdown on 23 March 2020, smaller dogs have been the most attractive pandemic partner, here are the top ten most popular dog breeds through lockdown.
1. French Bulldog
The French Bulldog is the most popular breed in the UK in lockdown with 9,324 purchased.
2. Labrador retriever
Second on the list is the larger Labrador retriever, with 7,255 purchased.
3. Cocker spaniel
The Cocker spaniel is next on the list, with 5,269 purchased.
4. German shepherd
The German shepherd (Alsatian) is fourth on the list, with 2,645 purchased through lockdown.
Fifth is the Bulldog, with 2,085 purchased.
6. Staffordshire bull terrier
The Staffordshire bull terrier is the sixth most popular breed in the UK through lockdown, with 1,906 purchased.
7. Miniature short-haired dachshund
The miniature short-haired dachshund is next on the list, with 1,860 purchased.
8. English Springer spaniel
The English Springer spaniel is eight on the list with 1,856 purchased.
9. Border Collie
The Border collie is the ninth most popular lockdown breed, with 1,753 purchased.
10. Golden retriever
In 10th place on the list is the Golden retriever, with 1,733 purchased through lockdown.
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