The cutest dog breeds, ranked
Siberian husky - This working dog breed has a distinctive wolf-like appearance.
Labrador retriever - The most popular breed of dog in North America, the labrador is widely used for disability assistance.
Bearded collie - This Scottish breed of herding dog is also known as a beardie.
Great Dane - This huge German domestic dog were bred in the 16th century by wealthy landowners, and were often used for hunting purposes.
Shetland sheepdog - Named after their place of origin, the Shetland Islands, this breed of herding dog is also known as a Sheltie.
Cairn terrier - Originating in the Scottish Highlands, the cairn terrier is one of the earliest breeds of working dogs.
Cocker spaniel - Originally bred in the UK as hunting dogs, there are two breeds, the English and the American.
Soft coated wheaten terrier - This Irish terrier was initially bred as an all-purpose farm dog.
Portuguese water dog - This relatively rare breed is native to the Algarve region of Portugal.
Beagle - The small hound was bred largely for hunting purposes. Charlie Brown's dog Snoopy is a very famous example of a beagle.
French bulldog - The French bulldog has become one of the most popular dog breeds in recent years.