What are New York state's most popular pet breeds? – Albany Times Union

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.

Among the top cat breeds, domestic feline breeds include the domestic shorthair, domestic medium hair, domestic longhair and mixed breed cats.

Pets Best tracked 234 dog breeds and 46 cat breeds to come up with the list.

Top 10 dog breeds

1. Mixed breed

2. Designer/hybrid

3. Yorkshire terrier

4. Labrador retriever

5. Shih tzu

6. Golden retriever

7. Maltese

8. Beagle

9. Havanese

10. Cavalier King Charles spaniel

Top 10 cat breeds

1. Domestic feline

2. American shorthair

3. Siamese

4. Maine coon

5. Bengal

6. Persian

7. Ragdoll

8. Himalayan

9. American long hair

10. Russian blue

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