The Most Spoiled Dog Breed in Every State

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North Carolina
> Most spoiled dog breed: Shetland Sheepdog
> Shetland Sheepdog popularity rank in US: 27 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-14 years

This breed was originally bred to tend the small sheep of the Shetland Islands northeast of Great Britain. Because of their intelligence, Shetland sheepdogs are quick to understand and obey commands. While it’s loyal and affectionate, which makes it a great pet, it also tends to be reserved towards strangers, which makes it a great watchdog.

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North Dakota
> Most spoiled dog breed: Pomeranian
> Pomeranian popularity rank in US: 23 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-16 years

The Pomeranian is the smallest of the spitz breeds, weighing 3 to 7 pounds. It was made popular by Queen Victoria, who was smitten by its puppy qualities. She had as many as 35 Pomeranians in her kennels and died with one by her side.

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Ohio
> Most spoiled dog breed: Labrador Retriever
> Labrador Retriever popularity rank in US: 1 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 10-12 years

The Labrador retriever has topped the AKC’s list of most popular breeds in the U.S. since 1991. Labs are friendly, outgoing, and eager to please. They are also one of the most sought-after breeds for challenging work, whether as guide dogs or for search and rescue.

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Oklahoma
> Most spoiled dog breed: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
> Cavalier King Charles Spaniel popularity rank in US: 17 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-15 years

This breed has been popular since the days of King Charles II in the 17th century. It is small for a spaniel and goes through its puppy stage slowly, staying frisky even when older. It also has big eyes and a big heart.

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Oregon
> Most spoiled dog breed: Shetland Sheepdog
> Shetland Sheepdog popularity rank in US: 27 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 12-14 years

This breed was originally bred to tend the small sheep of the Shetland Islands northeast of Great Britain. Because of their intelligence, Shetland sheepdogs are quick to understand and obey commands. While it’s loyal and affectionate, which makes it a great pet, it also tends to be reserved towards strangers, which makes it a great watchdog.