The Most Spoiled Dog Breed in Every State

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Illinois
> Most spoiled dog breed: Poodle (standard)
> Poodle popularity rank in US: 6 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 10-18 years

Poodles come in three sizes — standard, miniature, and toy — and a variety of solid colors. They are smart and eager to please. They are also energetic and are good runners and swimmers. They require regular clipping and grooming of their hypoallergenic coat.

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Indiana
> Most spoiled dog breed: Springer Spaniel
> Springer Spaniel popularity rank in US: 26 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-14 years

This breed is named for its hunting style — it “springs” birds, flushing them into the air, and then points and retrieves them. As well as being a great hunter it is a friendly and playful pet and considered a hunting buddy of hunters.

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Iowa
> Most spoiled dog breed: Maltese
> Maltese popularity rank in US: 38 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-15 years

The Maltese is an ancient breed — images of Maltese can be found on Egyptian artifacts — and a classic lapdog. It’s small, like the island from which it got its name, dainty, and proud. It has a reputation for being affectionate and perky.

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Kansas
> Most spoiled dog breed: Border Collie
> Border Collie popularity rank in US: 32 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-15 years

The border collie is widely considered to be the most intelligent dog breed. In fact, it was bred for its intelligence and obedience and has tremendous herding abilities. It is trainable and has protective instincts. However, it also needs more physical exercise and mental stimulation than many other breeds.

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Kentucky
> Most spoiled dog breed: Pembroke Welsh Corgi
> Pembroke Welsh Corgi popularity rank in US: 11 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-13 years

The Pembroke Welsh corgi is popular with English royalty as well as American pet owners – it’s Queen Elizabeth II’s favorite. The corgi is a working dog, strong and athletic. And despite its little legs, it excels at many sports. The corgi is an easy pet to have, and its short coat needs little maintenance.