Special Report

States Where People Love Dogs the Most and Least

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13. Colorado
> Dog-owning households: 42.5%
> Dog population: 1.35 million
> 5 most popular breeds: Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, Bulldogs, French Bulldogs

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12. Idaho
> Dog-owning households: 42.7%
> Dog population: 357,000
> 5 most popular breeds: Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, German Shorthaired Pointers, Poodles

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11. South Dakota
> Dog-owning households: 42.8%
> Dog population: 220,000
> 5 most popular breeds: Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, German Shorthaired Pointers, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

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10. Oklahoma
> Dog-owning households: 43.2%
> Dog population: 1.33 million
> 5 most popular breeds: Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, Golden Retrievers

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9. Texas
> Dog-owning households: 44.0%
> Dog population: 7.16 million
> 5 most popular breeds: Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, Bulldogs, Golden Retrievers, French Bulldogs