Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds In Nepal

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”– Josh Billings


The popularity of dog breeds can vary over time and can be influenced by factors such as cultural preferences, availability, and individual preferences of dog owners.


1)Japanese Spitz 


The Japanese Spitz is a high-spirited home dog that is intelligent and playful. It’s an energetic, smart, and affectionate companion with long hair and a bit bigger than its smaller cousin Pomeranian. This happy dog is usually good with kids and usually gets adapted to other dogs too. Always up for games, hiking, and riding, they love their humans and just enjoy being with them to the fullest. 

2)Golden Retriever 


Famous for the dense, lustrous coat of gold that gives the breed its name and identity Golden Retriever is one of the world’s most loved canine breeds. It is a Scottish breed of medium-sized retriever dog which is sturdy and muscular. 


Known for its gentle shade, it is easy to please and train. Playful, affectionate, and even-tempered retrievers are both home and kids friendly. If you are looking for an obedient, loving, and smart furry friend, you should consider welcoming one of these pups into your periphery. Well-trained Retrievers are often used for guide and watch purposes. 

3)German Shepherd


As the name implies, German Shepherd Dog (GSD) is one of the most common and most popular dogs both in the USA and Nepal. Intelligent and capable of doing work, these shepherds are well known for their wolf-like appearance, strength, loyalty, and noble disposition. Originally bred to herd sheep and protect flocks from risks, nowadays, it’s a large-sized home, farm dog. 


The wolf alike temperament of GSD comes with activeness making these dogs smart and easy to train. So, they need ample space to exercise on a daily basis. Lastly, their devotion and courage are unparallel. GSDs are amazingly versatile too. 

4)Cocker Spaniel 


Cocker Spaniel is a sporting group that categorized dog breeds of medium size.

They are very happy dogs, always interested to learn and pleasing their hosts, which makes them easy to train. Naturally energetic and aware makes these pups great hunting partners. They also enjoy love to participate in outdoor and field activities. Spaniels love to swim and are very active dogs. Therefore, this breed needs daily exercise which boosts obedience.


Originated in China and was introduced to England near the end of the 17th century by Dutch traders, Pugs are toy breed dogs. With a short muzzle and a tightly curled tail, these dogs are getting popular among Nepalis too. A squarely built muscular body, large head, prominent dark eyes, and small drooping ears are the major characteristic of Pugs. 


This small furry friend is merely to bring pure joy, dedication, and companionship. Smaller in size, and greater with expression, these dogs are portable.



Apso is a non-sporting dog breed that originated in Tibet. small yet powerful dogs, these were used as guardians in the monasteries of the Tibets years ago. Smart, and confident they are a bit aloof with strangers. Mostly Lhasa Apso has a thick coat as its main beauty, mainly in white and brown color.

7)Chow Chow


The Chow Chow is a spitz-type of dog breed. A sturdily built body, square in profile, broad skull, and small, triangular, erect ears with rounded tips are the distinct outlooking factor of Chow Chow. The breed is popular for a very dense double coat that is either smooth or rough.


Well-socialized Chows are never fierce. Chows are aloof with strangers and eternally loyal to loved ones at the same time. This breed is gaining in popularity worldwide as they leave a lasting impression on everyone who lays eyes on them.



Beagles are small to medium muscular as well as solid dogs. A domed skull, squarish muzzle, and broad nose are the distinct physical traits. Beagles have long and droopy ears.


If you are planning to own this happy-go-lucky breed, expect this friend and loyal pup, to run up and down the hallways.  Beagle definitely won’t disappoint. Beagle is the most pawpular hound dog breed in America and getting rising in the rest of the world. On top of that, they are generally easygoing and get adapt well to humans and other dogs.



Smaller and more famous for their portability, Pomerians are smart, curious, energetic, and bold that can adjust to small spaces too. Typically very playful, Poms always love and seek to be the center of attraction. Undoubtedly, they are a great pet breed for families. Also, due to their adoring coat and small size, we can see hosts carry Poms with them frequently.

10)Labrador Retriever


More popular with the name Labs, Labradors are medium-to-large-sized, friendly, outgoing, and high-spirited dog companions having affection with their families. In the early days, they earned their name as the fishermen’s helpers: hauling nets, fetching ropes, and retrieving fish/hunts from the chilly North Atlantic. But these days, Lab is as friendly-natured and hardworking as resembling their ancestors. In America, Labs are the most popular breeds. Side by side, modern Labs are used for several intents as assistance dogs, show competitors, and search and rescue dogs, among other canines jobs however.

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