When it comes to the most popular dog breeds in the world, no attention is paid to anything but pure-bred dogs. There are no crossbreeds, mixes, or any other non-pure breed dogs on these lists.

Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamutes are family dogs that originated in the arctic regions of Alaska. Even though they are popular due to their strength, durability and hardiness, they are also very friendly and loyal. They are very protective of their owners and friends, and they enjoy playing games that involve running around in the snow.

Icelandic Sheepdog

Iceland has a large population of sheepdogs, and there are specific breeds used in Icelandic sheepdog work. These dog breeds include the Icelandic Sheepdog, the Icelandic Pointer, the Icelandic Farmdog, the Icelandic Sheepdog Mixture, the Icelandic Shetland Sheepdog, and the Icelandic Sheepdog Mixture.

Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell terrier is a small, energetic, and colourful breed of dog bred for its lively and fearless behaviour. Jack Russells are intelligent and independent and require a firm and consistent temperament and training process. Jack Russells can be challenging to train and can be mischievous and stubborn with their training.

Doberman Pinscher

The Doberman pinscher is a large breed of dog with a distinguished appearance. Though it looks fierce, it is a loving and friendly dog. Its deafening bark serves as an alert to warn its owners of potential dangers. Its long, coarse coat protects it from the harsh cold, while its long legs provide it with great speed. The Doberman pinscher is known for its extreme loyalty to its master.

Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhounds are large dogs renowned for their intelligence and loyalty and are the national dogs of Ireland. The breed's name comes from an older Irish name for the Red Wolf, which is still used in parts of North Carolina, United States. Their demand in the early part of the twentieth century was driven by their popularity with European nobility, who viewed dogs as beautiful relics of the old world.

Irish Setter

Irish Setter is the name of several varieties of scent hounds, typically the smallest of the hounds, which are used for hunting hare, rabbit, and fox. It is also the name of one of the most popular breeds of dog in the world. The breed's ancestors are thought to have originated in medieval Ireland.


The Weimaraner is a medium-sized dog that originates from Germany. The breed is known for its elegance, usage of the natural, and working abilities. It is especially used for hunting. The Weimaraner has a distinctively short muzzle, big ears, and long legs. This breed has a high amount of energy, courage and is intelligent.

Chinese Shar-Pei

Shar-Pei is a Chinese breed of dog that is a cross between a Chinese Shar-Pei and a Dachshund. The Chinese Shar-Pei is a very small, short-haired herding dog. It can be best described as a cross between a Pekingese and a Shar-Pei.

Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherds are a breed of herding dog that originated in Australia. They are a medium to large-sized dogs in the herding group, and they can have a longer or shorter coat, depending on the breed. In Australia, Australian shepherds have been used by sheep and cattle herds to drive stock from one location to another. The dogs were originally used to chase and herd sheep, but they have been used in Australia by both cattle and sheepherders. These dogs have become a symbol of Australia, and many Australian people have one or more Australian shepherds in their homes.