This article explores the most popular dog breeds on TikTok.
Dogs have been man’s best friend since the domestication of the wolf during the late Mesolithic period.
Since those times, we have been blessed by a plethora of dog breeds, selectively bred by humans for roles such as hunting, herding, and of course, companionship.
In fact, The Kennel Club recognises 222 breeds of dog.
Dogs are extremely popular on the social media app TikTok, where the hashtag ‘#dog’ has amassed 244.8 billion views.
Interested in which breeds are the most popular on TikTok, PuppyHero.com analysed 218 dog breeds to see which generated the most views.
The ten most popular dog breeds on TikTok
|Rank||Dog Breed||Hashtag||Views (Billion)|
|2||German Shepherd Dog||#germanshepherd||9.1|
#1 Golden Retriever
The Golden Retriever is the most popular breed on TikTok, with the hashtag #goldenretriever gathering a whopping 21.2 billion views.
It is not difficult to see why this dog is number one; golden retrievers have a friendly and intelligent disposition, which makes them perfect family pets and excellent guide dogs.
#2 GermanShepherd Dog
German Shepherds, also known as Alsatian dogs, are the second most popular dog breed on TikTok, with the hashtag #germanshepherd gaining 9.1 billion views.
Police units worldwide favour this dog breed for its loyal and courageous temperament. With its wolf-like appearance, this breed is certainly striking.
Rottweilers are the third most popular dog breed, with the hashtag #Rottweiler gaining 8 billion views on TikTok.
Originally bred for herding, Rottweilers are now often used as guard dogs due to their sturdy frame and fearless temperament.
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