Not only are the most popular dogs in America not popular in Idaho, but Idaho's most popular dog breed will totally shock you!

The American Kennel Club (AKC) releases annual lists of the most popular dog breeds in America each year, and the top 5 are ones that you aren't likely to see in Idaho. For example, Bloodhounds and Dalmatians. Sure, some people might have them in Idaho, but not many...

The list comes from Family Minded, and according to them, the most popular dog breeds in America are Bloodhounds, Dalmatians, Australian Cattle Dogs, Bichon Frises, and Portuguese Water Dogs.

There's a good chance that at least one or two of those dog breeds you've never even heard of before. However, there's one on the list that might be considered popular in Idaho, and it's the...

Australian Cattle Dog

Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash
Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash

These cattle dogs are true blue Idahoans – smart, loyal, and up for any adventure! From hiking to camping, Idahoans do it all, and the Australian Cattle Dog is our paw-fect partner-in-crime. Oh, and what about farming? Or hunting season? Australian Cattle Dogs are great for those, too.

Even still... the Australian Cattle Dog isn't technically one of the most popular dog breeds in Idaho.

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