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Check out the 5 Most Popular Dog Breeds in North Dakota

David Mead is the Vice President, Head of Marketing at PuppySpot. Dogs have been an important part of his life since his early childhood. He has a passion for dog training and believes that dogs make the best companions as long as you treat them right.

The amazing state of North Dakota is home to many of man’s best friends. According to PawlicyAdvisor, 44.3% of the state’s residents own at least one dog.

North Dakota has a lot to offer our furry friends. There are hundreds of dog-friendly restaurants, rentals, and other pet-friendly attractions and activities.

With many pet-friendly activities, North Dakota can be an amazing home for any kind of dog. That said, there are a few breeds that are more popular across the state than others.

PuppySpot has reviewed internal data for thousands of puppy sales to determine which dog breeds are the most popular in North Dakota. Here’s what we found:

1. Poodle

Instantly recognizable for their curly hair, Poodles are one of the smartest dog breeds. It is common to find them in a wide variety of sizes and colors. North Dakota residents really love this breed, which is why the state is also home to many Poodle crossbreeds.

2. Bernedoodle

Bernedoodles are a hybrid breed that comes from mixing the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle. These dogs have goofy personalities, and they are some of the most loving companion breeds you can find. Bernedoodles can have varying energy levels, and they thrive in the colder North Dakota weather.

3. Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies are strong dogs with distinctive appearances. You’ll recognize them by their pointed ears, thick fur, and big bushy tails when you see them walking through North Dakota cities. Huskies are very energetic and active dogs so they need plenty of exercise to be on their best behavior.

4. German Shepherd 

German Shepherds are the 4th most popular breed in North Dakota. These loyal, intelligent dogs are easy to train and can serve as highly capable working dogs. Their playful and loving nature also makes them a joy to have around the house.

5. French Bulldog

French Bulldogs are fun-loving companion dogs with easygoing personalities. Frenchies love human contact and get along wonderfully with all in the family. With their miniature size, Frenchies are great apartment dogs for those looking to live in one of North Dakota’s urban areas.

Top 3 Dog Breeds in Bismark

1. Labrador Retriever

The most popular U.S. dog breed for 31 years and counting, Labs are also the most popular dog in Bismark. This friendly, energetic breed loves to spend time with its humans. You can find plenty of Labs walking, hiking, and swimming everywhere across the city.

2. Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are the 2nd most popular breed in Bismark. These dogs love the outdoors which makes them a perfect match for people looking for an active and affectionate friend to join the family. 

3. Labradoodle

Labradoodles are an energetic breed that comes from Poodle and Labrador Retriever parents. First bred to serve as hypoallergenic guide dogs, Labradoodles can come in a wide variety of sizes and colors. They are a smart and loveable breed that would make a great addition to any Bismark home.

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