The Most Spoiled Dog Breed in Every State

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Pennsylvania
> Most spoiled dog breed: Havanese
> Havanese popularity rank in US: 24 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 14-16 years

The Havanese, as its name might suggest, is the national dog of Cuba. It’s small and sociable. A distinguishing feature is its long, silky coat. The Havanese has a long life expectancy of up to 16 years and manages to look like a puppy – even when it has an old-man beard.

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Rhode Island
> Most spoiled dog breed: Miniature Poodle
> Miniature Poodle popularity rank in US: N/A
> Life expectancy: 10-18 years

Poodles come in different size varieties and all are intelligent. Miniature Poodles are 15 inches or under and excel in advanced obedience competitions, where retrieving and jumping skills are required.

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South Carolina
> Most spoiled dog breed: West Highland White Terrier
> West Highland White Terrier popularity rank in US: 44 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 13-15 years

Known as the Westie, this breed originated as a hunting dog in Scotland where the tenacious dog pursued vermin and retained a strong prey instinct. It has an all-white double coat and an inquisitive expression. It is smart, independent, and energetic, and needs careful training and lots of exercise.

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South Dakota
> Most spoiled dog breed: Greyhound
> Greyhound popularity rank in US: 142 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 10-13 years

According to the AKC, greyhounds are the fastest dogs in the world. They have long been the object of fascination for artists, poets, and kings.

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Tennessee
> Most spoiled dog breed: Cocker Spaniel
> Cocker Spaniel popularity rank in US: 30 out of 195
> Life expectancy: 10-14 years

The cocker spaniel is the smallest of the sporting dogs and packs a lot of cuteness into a small package. With a handsome face, big soulful eyes, and a tail that wags the dog, it’s no surprise it always does well in the AKC popularity rankings.