Most Popular Dog Breeds in India (with Pictures)


The Beagle is a fun-loving, energetic dog with a sensitive nose. They require proper training and exercise to become devoted companions.


Boxers are intelligent, playful dogs that make great companions. With proper exercise and mental stimulation, they are gentle with children and enjoy cuddling.


Dachshunds are brave and bright and love a good challenge. They were originally bred to hunt burrowing animals, which explains their long bodies and short legs.

English Cocker Spaniel

English Cocker Spaniels are adaptable and affectionate companions. They thrive in the company of people and require regular exercise.

German Shepherd

German Shepherds are renowned for their bravery and loyalty, making them popular worldwide. These intelligent and athletic dogs excel in various roles.

Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are sociable and playful dogs that crave companionship. They thrive when surrounded by people or other dogs and may struggle when left alone for long periods.

Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retrievers are beloved family pets known for their friendly and devoted nature. With high energy and a desire to please, they excel as service and therapy dogs.


Pugs, believed to have originated from China, make charming companions. They adore attention and have a confident, yet loyal, personality.


Rottweilers, originally cattle drivers, are dedicated and strong. They excel as working dogs in police and military roles.

.Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiffs have been a part of Tibetan society for centuries. This ancient dog breed was originally bred as guard dogs, and it was wise to steer clear of homes containing them.