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Nicole Morley

Britain’s most (and least) loved dog breeds revealed

Turns out poodles aren’t that popular (Picture: Getty)

The votes have been cast and the results are in for Britain’s favourite breed of dog.

YouGov quizzed 60,000 people to decide if they preferred Dalmatians or Dachshunds.

Or a choice between 356 breeds of dog to be a bit more precise.

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Labradors are the UK's favourite type of dogs (Picture: Getty)

Labradors are the UK’s favourite type of dogs (Picture: Getty)

It turns out top dog is the Labrador.

While second place goes to the Border Collie and then Golden Retriever males an adorable appearance in third.

And the least loved dog breed in Britain is the Chinese Crested.

Golden Retrievers are predictably liked (Picture: Getty)

Golden Retrievers are predictably liked (Picture: Getty)

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Woof.

Closely followed by Bullboxer Pits and then Paris Hilton’s breed of choice – Chihuahuas.

Maltese, not so hot in the UK (Picture: Getty)

Maltese, not so hot in the UK (Picture: Getty)

The less popular tend to be smaller breeds and toy varieties.

It appears bigger is better when it comes to dogs in the UK.

The study shows a slight variation when it comes to ownership.

Collies are cool (Picture: Getty)

Collies are cool (Picture: Getty)

While Labradors are the most widely-owned, Alsatians and Jack Russell Terriers also make the top five.

Most loved

Labrador

Border Collie

Golde Retriever

Red Setter

English Shepherd

Old English Sheepdog

Alaskan Husky

St. Bernard

Collie

Welsh Sheepdog

Despite being widely-owned Staffies made the least loved list (Picture: Getty)

Despite being widely-owned Staffies made the least loved list (Picture: Getty)

Least Loved

Chinese Crested

Bullboxer Pit

Chihuahua

Pit bull

Pekingese

Miniature Bull Terrier

Miniature Xoloitzcuintl

Poodle

Maltese

Bullboxer Staff

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