There’s no doubt dogs are popular in Australia, with a massive 3.5 million dogs being kept as pets in Australia, as at the end of 2012. Australians have one of the highest occurrences of pet ownership in the world.
“Man’s best friend” is a way of life for many, with 63% of the 7.5 million households in Australia owning pets. 91% of these pet owners report feeling ‘extremely close’ to their dog, cat or other pet.
Australians Love A Smart Dog
So what sort of dogs are the most popular? Through statistics and research, overall dog numbers show we love dogs that are smart. Intelligent dogs make pets that are much like ourselves. However, smart dogs can also be difficult to look after, as they bore easily and require constant stimulation.
We put together this infographic of the top 5 most popular breeds;
We hope you found our infographic useful. We certainly have groomed our fair share of Australia’s most popular dogs, plus a variety of other dogs from Bondi to Randwick, Maroubra and Coogee.
Hope to see you and your furry friends soon!