The most popular dog breeds on Long Island include the Cavalier King Charles spaniel and Labrador retriever. See what other breeds made the American Kennel Club's ranking.

No. 10: Havanese

The havanese ranked No. 10, holding its spotBuy photo (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

The havanese ranked No. 10, holding its spot from 2013.

No. 9: Yorkshire terrier

The Yorkshire terrier ranked No. 9. In 2013,(Credit: AP / Seth Wenig)

The Yorkshire terrier ranked No.

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Mixed breeds, designer dogs and Yorkies are New York's most popular dog breeds, according to Pets Best Insurance Services.

According to the insurance company's records of its clients, New York dog owners tend to choose smaller dog breeds compared to other states.

Cats are a popular choice for major metropolitan areas, but only one cat to every four dogs is insured in New York, the company said.

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A modern recreation of the old type of King Charles Spaniel (below), the Cavalier can be distinguished by its longer nose and heavier build. Both breeds have identical coloration. The chestnut and white of each breed is described as the Blenheim, after the estate of the Duke of Marlborough, where spaniels of this colour were first developed.… Read the full post here