Dog lovers might be wondering which breeds are among the most popular and trendiest in the United States. Looking to add a new loved one, watchdog, or replace a cherished pet who has passed? Here are some suggestions that could aid dog lovers in narrowing down the search for a new four-legged friend or companion in which to share their homes and lives.
According to research studies, mixed breeds account for about 53 percent of dogs kept as pets. Some of these so-called mutts or “designer dogs” appear to have become as popular as some pure breeds. There are a variety of mixed breeds that are garnering interest from pet owners and enthusiasts these days. According to compiled web search data, here are some of the breeds that have generated the most interest and are considered among the most popular and trendiest mixed breeds in the nation.
One of the mixed breeds considered by dog lovers to be among the most popular and trendiest in the nation is the Schnoodle. The Schnoodle is a cross between a Schnauzer and a Poodle. Among its attributes, the Schnoodle has the intelligence of the Poodle and loyalty of the Schnauzer. It is an alert and assertive canine, as well as an excellent watchdog and loving family pet. Additionally, the Schnoodle is known for its energetic nature, agility, and obedience, as well as its ability to bond with children and other pets. Moreover, Poodle mixes like the Schnoodle are also very popular because they shed minimally.
Another popular mixed breed that garners significant interest is the cavachon, which is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Frise mix that serves as a friendly, loving companion and sheds minimally. The cavahon is known to be affectionate and good-natured animal, which could possess a Bichon Frise’s desire to be in close proximity to their people and can get along well with children and other family pets.
Another mixed breed that could serve as a great companion canine is the Yorkie Poo, which is a mix between a Poodle and a Yorkshire Terrier. The animal is known for its happy, wise, and loving nature and can get along well with other dogs, children, and family pets. They can have different varieties of coats–long, straight coats like a Yorkie, more ringlet coats like a Poodle, or a combination of both. While the Yorkie Poo sheds minimally, they require a regular brushing routine and occasional trimming depending on its coat. The canine is also referred to as the Yorkipoo or Yorkie Doodle.
A miniature mixed breed that is considered by dog lovers to be among the most popular and trendiest in the nation is Chiweenie. This miniature mix is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Dachshund and can come in a variety of colors, coat textures, and sizes. It is known for its lively and alert nature and its adaptability–as the canine can live in both urban and rural surroundings. Additionally, this breed usually requires little to moderate daily exercise. Moreover, the Chiweenie might require occasional brushing or more regular grooming, depending on its coat.
Another popular miniature mixed breed that has garnered attention among dog lovers is the Chorkie. The Chorkie is a mix between a Chihuahua and Yorkshire Terrier. This breed is known to be playful, loving, and intelligent, as well as very protective of their families and very loyal to their people. Depending on its coat, Chorkies could have relatively minimal grooming requirements.
Whether dog lovers select among the most popular and trendiest mixed breeds in the nation or decide to go with their gut when considering their ideal dog, it is important for dog owners–old and new–to do their research and make sure they know what they want in terms of pure breed, or mixed breed, and what they don’t want. There is also the rescue route, which has become highly desirable among dog owners and lovers. This is due to a variety of reasons such as public service to the community, providing a worthy canine or canines with a good home and love, and lower costs associated with purchasing or adopting the animals, as well as the outrageous costs and potential fraud associated with the purchase of pure breeds. While there are several theories as to why mixed breeds have become so popular in the United States, it is unclear if mixed breeds are less prone to certain breed-specific health problems.
By Leigh Haugh