This National Pet Month, Everypaw Pet Insurance has unveiled the top ten most popular family dog breeds of 2024, based on TikTok views of breed-related hashtags.

With over 11 million pet dogs in the UK, the nation’s love for their furry companions is undeniable. But what breeds are most popular online?

1. Golden Retriever – 60.3 Billion Viewse

Golden Retrievers clinch the top spot with an impressive 60.3 billion combined views under the #GoldenRetriever hashtag. Renowned for their gentle temperament and playfulness, they make affectionate companions for families.

2. German Shepherd – 22 Billion Views

German Shepherds continue to gain popularity, amassing 22 billion views under the #GermanShepherd hashtag. Known for their loyalty and energy, they thrive in active households with ample space for training.

3. Labrador Retriever – 14.4 Billion Views

Labradors remain a family favourite, garnering 14.4 billion views under the #Labrador and #LabradorRetriever hashtags. Loved for their friendly nature, they are cherished companions in households worldwide.

4. Border Collie – 9.2 Billion Views

With 9.2 billion views under the #BorderCollie hashtag, these intelligent and enthusiastic dogs are well-suited to active families who enjoy outdoor adventures and playtime.

5. Beagle – 4.8 Billion Views

Beagles, known for their playful and curious nature, accumulate 4.8 billion views under the #Beagle hashtag. They make lively additions to families, particularly those with other pets.

6. Cocker Spaniel – 3.3 Billion Views

Cocker Spaniels, with over 3.3 billion views under the #CockerSpaniel hashtag, charm families with their playful demeanour and eagerness to please.

7. Bichon Frise – 707.8 Million Views

Despite their small size, Bichon Frises capture hearts with 707.8 million views under the #BichonFrise hashtag. Their curly coats and friendly disposition make them popular choices for families.

8. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – 601.3 Million Views

The sociable and easy-going Cavalier King Charles Spaniel earns 601.3 million views under the #CavalierKingCharles hashtag, reflecting their rising popularity among families.

9. Border Terrier – 360.3 Million Views

Border Terriers, described as affectionate and lively, accumulate 360.3 million views under the #BorderTerrier hashtag, making them ideal companions for active families.

10. Airedale Terrier – 32.1 Million Views

Rounding off the top ten, Airedale Terriers garner 32.1 million views under the #AiredaleTerrier hashtag. Their energetic nature makes them perfect for families who enjoy outdoor activities.