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Of course, all dogs are delightful (and yours is definitely the best). But when it comes to different breeds, it turns out that some are more popular than others. Here are the top ten most Google searched dog breeds of the year.

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Golden Retriever

Loyal, energetic and ridiculously cute, it’s no wonder that these family-friendly dogs top the list.

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These chichi pups are highly intelligent, which (in theory) makes them easy to train. They’re also hypoallergenic, so a great option for allergy sufferers.

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Clearly The Crown inspired our Google searches this year. Playful yet protective, this breed is favored by Queen Elizabeth II, who has owned more than 30 during her reign.

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French Bulldog

Don’t let their small size fool you—these canines have big hearts and make loyal, lovable companions. Thanks to their laid-back personalities, they’re also ideal dogs for smaller apartments.

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Australian Shepherd

They might be a little standoffish with strangers, but “Aussies” grow to be very affectionate with people they trust.

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Beagles are playful and full of energy—chilled-out homebodies may want to think about getting a less sprightly breed. 

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Part poodle, part golden retriever, this breed is the life of the party—sociable, outgoing and super charismatic.

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Australian Cattle Dog

Bred for herding animals, these guys are happiest when they have a job to do and love feeling like they are part of the family (which duh, they totally are). They’re protective, obedient and highly intelligent.

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Shiba Inu

With their pointy noses, curling tails and alert personalities, these fluff balls are one of the more fox-like breeds. And we totally get why people Googled them this year—just look at that face.  

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Border Collie

These farm dogs need a lot of exercise to keep them happy, and are known for their loyalty, brains and ability to get help when boys fall down a well.

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