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Check out the 5 Most Popular Dog Breeds in Vermont

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 Vermont is home to many of man’s best friend. According to PawlicyAdvisor, 28.3% of the state’s residents own at least one dog.

Vermont has a lot to offer our furry friends. According to Pawsafe, Vermont is the 6th most pet-friendly state. There are hundreds of dog-friendly restaurants, rentals, and other pet-friendly attractions and activities.

With many pet-friendly activities, Vermont 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 Vermont. Here’s what we found:

1. Goldendoodle

Goldendoodles are adorable and energetic mixed breed dogs that come from crossing Poodles and Golden Retrievers. They are both smart and athletic, exhibiting the best qualities of both canine lineages. Whether you live in rural Westminster or downtown Baltimore, you’ll see plenty of these adorable pups throughout the Green Mountain State.

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 Vermont weather.

3. German Shepherd 

German Shepherds are the 3rd most popular breed in Vermont. 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.

4. Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are the 4th most popular breed in Vermont. These dogs love the outdoors, making them a perfect match for families looking for an active companion. You can find plenty of Goldens and their owners walking all over the state and playing in one of many dog parks.

5. Cavapoo

The Cavapoo is a mixed dog breed that comes from Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Poodle parents. This breed inherits the best traits of both its parents. They are intelligent, playful, outgoing dogs that love attention. This makes them great companions for the whole family in Vermont.

Top 3 Dog Breeds in Burlington

1. Beagle

Beagles were originally bred to act as scent hounds for tracking small game such as rabbits. With compact bodies, dark brown eyes, and soft expressions, you can easily recognize a Beagle out and about the Burlington area.

2. Labrador Retriever

The most popular U.S. dog breed for 31 years and counting, Labs also have a big presence in Burlington. 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.

3. Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terriers, also known as Parson Russell Terriers, are smaller-sized dogs with big personalities. They are also very energetic and protective of their humans. Because they have so much energy, Jack Russells do best in Burlington homes with a yard for them to run around in.

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