Ranking the cuteness of dogs? You might as well rank the beauty of flowers. Yet a study has claimed to find a pattern which suggests which are the best-looking dogs in the world. Toby Keel takes a look.
Sometimes, studies and research are clearly done with the idea of furthering the knowledge of mankind. But just as every builder can’t create Buckingham Palace, so too everyone with access to a computer and a copy of Excel can’t be expected to unlock the secrets of the universe.
So it was with tongue firmly in cheek, we imagine, that pet insurance comparison website moneybeach.co.uk put together its report to decide which types of dog are the most beautiful to the human eye. They used as their basis the Golden Ratio, a well-respected theory in art and design which dates back to the Classical world, and which draws heavily on patterns observed in Nature.
A picture of each dog breed — 100 were considered in all — was then rated to see how closely its features adhered to the ratio.
The results are… well, surprising. Seeing the rottweiler in 8th place, seven places above the cavapoo.
But let’s face it: the whole thing is utter nonsense, and simply a bit of fun, presumably designed to get rival owners’ chins wagging as fast as their pets’ tails.
And in any case, looks aren’t everything — if you’re looking to get a dog, it needs to fit in with your lifestyle rather than your desire for attractive dog-and-owner selfies. Our article on how to choose the perfect dog can help you decide what would work best for you and your family.
With that caveat taken care of, here are the top 20 cutest dog breeds according to the report:
Rupert Uloth explores the myth that people choose dogs in their own by talking to some of our more
Those who grew up with dogs probably already know which breed they want to own, and have done for years.
Its no accident that your heart melts when dogs gaze into your eyes — its simply a fact of thousands of
Top 10 Cutest Dog Breeds to Keep as Pet
Topping the list is the miniature, fluff, sweet, and smiley-faced Pomeranian. These furry companions are easily the cutest dog breed in the kingdom of dogs. But don’t mistake these creatures for lap dogs.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Charles Spaniel for short, is a beautiful dog breed with striking puppy dog eyes and long, curly ears. The Charles Spaniel is an affectionate, cute, eager-to-please, and enthusiastic small dog breed.
These dogs are sweet, gentle, and playful, and they thrive around people. They do great in families and toddlers. However, their long coat requires regular brushing and grooming.
Top 10 Cutest Dog Breeds – Who Wins?
See if you agree with any of these options as some of the cutest dog breeds on the planet. And if not, let us know if your dog is more adorable and why in the comments.
What’s the top 10 cutest dogs in the world?
- Wire Fox Terrier.
- Basset Hound.
- Jack Russell.
- St. Bernard.
- Golden Retriever.
Who is no 1 dog in world?