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Top 8 Dog Breeds Are Losing Their Popularity

There are some of the dog breeds that have always maintained their top ranks in the hearts of American people but there are also a few breeds that are losing their popularity. Most of the Americans love to adopt a German shepherd or Labrador retriever because these dog breeds possess some amazing qualities. On the other hand, some of the dog breeds proved to be problematic for their masters. These dog breeds are losing their popularity due to various issues. It’s better to take a look at them and brace yourself for the issues attached with them if you are planning on adopting anyone of them.

  • Saluki

This dog breed has lost its rank by the difference of almost 20 positions since 2002. Commonly known by the name of Persian Greyhound, this dog basically belongs to Middle Eastern countries. This dog breed is famous for its fastidious speed.

breeds are losing their popularity

  • Italian Greyhound

These dogs are not strong enough to bear the harshness of freezing weather. Although their name suggests that they are from Italy but in fact they belong to Turkey. These dogs need physical activities on daily basis in order to lead a normal life.

Italian Greyhound

  • Komondor

This mop-looking dog was very famous due to its look and extremely friendly behavior. But since 2002, it has lost its popularity by the difference of almost 21 points. Due to its white, ropy coat nobody can tell the difference if a Komondor is hiding amongst the flock of sheep. Komondor possesses independent but aggressive nature.

Komondor breed

  • American Staffordshire Terrier

Available in four different colors, American Staffordshire terrier is known to be an intelligent dog breed. This dog loves to participate in various playful activities such as weight pulling and retrieving objects. This breed has also lost popularity since 2002 with the difference of 21 positions.

American Staffordshire Terrier

  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Due to the fact the very few people know about this dog breed, this dog breed is losing popularity on the list of most wanted dogs. Although Dandies are losing popularity, still their owners praise them due to their loving, friendly, loyal and intelligent personality.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

  • Pharaoh Hound

One of the most ancient breeds on earth, Pharaoh hound has been existing on this planet since 2000 years. Despite its significance as an ancient dog, it has lost its popularity by almost 23 points since 2002.

Pharaoh Hound

  • Manchester Terrier

Despite its loyal and quiet nature, this dog has also been losing its popularity since 2002 and has fallen down to the position of 130 from 107th rank. Most of the people might have an issue with the black coat of this dog otherwise this dog is a bundle of unique qualities. This dog is a born hunter.

Manchester Terrier

  • Wire Fox Hunter

Courageous and intelligent, this dog breed has won 14 titles for being best in show still it is losing its popularity.

Wire Fox Hunter

Since 2002, this dog breed has fallen to the rank of 93 from the 70th rank.

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  1. another great content by this blog, hats off

  2. yeah, but they are still very rare to be found!

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