Top 10 most popular breeds of dogs in Brazil

Not to mention that the dogs have good physical powers, and excellent example of hearing, body disposal and smell, that determine the practical guard and hunting. And they can be nice friends, and in a way useful to the everyday.
In this selection are highlighted the 10 breeds of dogs most popular in Brazil, according to raising done by newspaper Brazil Economic , he pointed out that the 10 highest popularity breeds in the country.

10.French Bulldog

The French Bulldog is presented charismatic, and small, but with the body developed and it is possible to form muscle mass easily, as long as there is exercise. But it’s not an athletic dog, the French Bulldog need of exercise in own routine, but also appreciates lie flat. There is little by falling and there is no difficulty being fleeced. The French Bulldog lives between 9 and 12 years.

8.Golden retriever

The perfect dog breed for people who like to always attend the outdoors. This dog has featured for versatility, it can be applied to hunting or guide the blind, and due to appear very affectionate, can be a great friend of children. The Golden Retriever is athletic and energetic, and live period between 10 and 12 years.

8. Pug

The Pug is actually translated by her facial expression, a sensitive dog, expressive and affectionate. The Pug is characterized very friendly it has good relationship even with other dogs or cats, besides children.This animal is attached to people, and realizes the need to remain in society. The Pug comes to be summarized even more humanized when emitting sounds in breathing or light snoring to sleep, and all the function’s own flat snout. This dog is easy training, obedient, loyal, and has habit of following the owner no matter where this goes. And will live between 12 and 14 years.


This is important not to be deceived by fine appearance, as the Maltese dog is characterized full of vigor and loves to play. There is the possibility to turn to a guard dog, even if it’s kind of small. This dog will live between 15 and 18 years and presents faithful, very sociable and loyal.

6.Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu dogs stand out when entering an environment. Visually attractive manner, and snouts have beautiful pelts interestingly flattened. This dog is characterized very docile and friendly and treat enjoying being the center of attention. Not dog indicating to sports or guard, it is the “bon vivant” canine, and Shih Tzu live period between 10 and 18 years.


The Yorkshire dogs, 5% of Brazilian races, stand out because of appearance. It is beautiful animals, tiny and very hairy. But do not be fooled by appearance, these dogs have more attractive features. A Yorkshire dog appears docile, loves to play, sociable and very attached to the owner.

The Yorkshire comes down natural hunter of rodents and will bark every time you realize you need something to warn the owner. The training needs to be carried out so attentive and particularly patient mode, since it is a stubborn breed. This dog will live between 12 and 16 years.


It is estimated that almost 6% of dogs in the country summarize Labrador. The versatility and friendly way are main features of this dog. Sympathy because the dog is docile, friendly, have good contact with anyone, including children. It has versatility because it can be used to guard, hunting dog, guide the blind, or even search dog with police use. The coat is short, love the water and live between 10 and 13 years.


Boil down Pinschers by almost 7% of Brazilian dogs, most of which in thumbnail variations. Despite being small, this dog is popular for reliability, security, and always be alert. It is not difficult to find dogs of this breed that challenge, even with only latidas those much larger that are determined intruders. This dog is very active and needs physical activity steadily, not to mention be fun, and sometimes even funny. The Pinscher will live period between 12 and 15 years.


It is estimated that 12% of dogs living in the country to summarize in Poodles, which determines the race set greater presence in Brazil. These dogs are presented affectionate, very intelligent and sociable. And fit in many types of families and Poodles are adestráveis ​​easily. They enjoy being the center of attention. There are 4 sizes, the big, medium and dwarf even the toy. The Poodle lives period between 14 and 18 years.


The mutt has no breed. About 20% of Brazil’s dogs have no breed or it is mestizo descendants. And given nickname mutt in the country, they do not present particular characteristics, as do some abstraction each ancestor.But it’s easy to point that are characterized docile and even skittish dogs, especially dogs that are on the streets or in homes for adoption. So before you contemplate the purchase of a dog, always remember the possibility of adoption, which is a much more positive attitude.