Staffordshire Bull Terriers have been named the UK’s favourite dog breed

See where your favourite breed of dog came in the overall rankings as the UK voted for the best on the TeamDogs website

Staffordshire Bull Terrier's have been voted the UK's favourite breed
Staffordshire Bull Terrier’s have been voted the UK’s favourite breed

Over the past three weeks, TeamDogs teamed up with Pooch and Mutt in a bid to find the UK’s favourite dog breed, and it was Staffordshire Bull Terriers who took the top spot.

Lovers of 52 dog breeds have been fighting it out to have their favourite crowned as the best.

Staffies led the competition from the front since it launched on July 26.

You can see the full rankings on TeamDogs , where Staffies just pipped black Labradors to first place.

The competition started three weeks ago with 47 breeds. Each week, the bottom 10 breeds were put in “the dog house” and eliminated from the competition.

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Border terriers: The dogs with endless energy that still love a cuddle on the sofa

The Border terrier has it all: bags of character, endless energy and yet small enough for cuddling on the sofa. Katy Birchall finds out more.

In the summer of 2019, Lorraine Kelly invited 100 guests and their dogs to join her at London’s ITV studios in a bold attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most dogs sitting down simultaneously for 30 seconds.

The presenter’s Border terrier, Angus, was naturally a principal focus for the cameras. ‘Of course, all the dogs did it beautifully and sat down together,’ Lorraine recalls. ‘That is, except for Angus, who stubbornly refused to sit until the time was up. That was when he plonked himself down on his bottom with a cheeky grin.’

Lorraine Kelly and her Border Terrier Angus. Picture courtesy of Lorraine Kelly.

This brazen mischievousness is a charming quality of the Border terrier, one of many that has won

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Jack Russell Terriers: Temperament, Lifespan, Character

Each month we will be shining a light on different dog breeds in our series, Dog Breed of the Month. Next up, we explore the world of the lively, inquisitive and friendly Jack Russell Terriers. Keep reading for everything you need to know about these gorgeous pups…

“Jack Russell Terriers are small dogs with a big personality, known for their lively and happy character,”Bill Lambert, spokesperson for The Kennel Club, tells Country Living. “They have a lot of energy and need active exercise every day, as well as plenty of mentally-stimulating games to enjoy. They are popular family pet and will make a cheerful companion for anyone who can give them enough exercise and attention.”

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Is the Jack Russell a good family dog?

Small, friendly dogs, Jack Russell Terriers make good family pets — and are also suitable for city-dwellers who live in apartments.

Something to remember,

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Boston terrier’s operator almost crushes her in the course of rigorous agility round at Westminster dog exhibit

He had a ruff working day! Boston terrier’s operator falls and nearly FLATTENS her for the duration of powerful agility spherical at Westminster dog exhibit

  • Boston terrier Ripple almost received flattened by her handler through the 2021 Westminster Puppy Exhibit agility competition 
  • Dan Haddy plunged to the floor throughout a specifically intense area of the impediment class, just missing his beloved pet
  • Haddy picked himself back again up as Ripple patiently waited, with the terrier nevertheless capable to full the spherical
  • It was finally received by Verb, a border collie
  • Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the exhibit was held outdoors for the to start with time in 145 many years at the Gothic-type Lyndhurst estate in Tarrytown, New York

A Boston terrier was nearly flattened by her handler soon after he toppled

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