New data from personalised pet gift shop Yappy.com has revealed that Chihuahuas are the most spoiled breed in Yorkshire

Tiny with a big personality, this happy-go-lucky toy dog is ranked the most spoilt breed in Yorkshire and the Humber region. Chihuahuas came out on top as the most pampered pooch overall and owners of this sassy and expressive breed are spending more on treating their handbag hounds than any other breed across Yorkshire.

In Ripon, the Chihuahua is the 6th most spoilt pooch in the city and in Wakefield, they rank 7th out of 20 top breeds. Bradford ranks 6th in Yappy.com’s list of top 20 UK cities that spoil their pups the most overall.

Did you know? Chihuahuas are one of the top searched breeds on social media, achieving 4.1 billion views on TikTok and a staggering 29,525,669 tags on Instagram.

WHO ARE YORKSHIRE AND THE
HUMBERS MOST SPOILT PUPS?

The most popular dog in York was found to be the Hairless Chinese Crested, whereas the Japanese Chin came out as the most spoilt breed for Harrogate. The Powerpuff Chinese Crested are the most spoiled pooches in Hull whilst the Treeing Walker Coonhound are Sheffields most pampered pups. Ripon’s favourite dog came out as the Spanish Water Dog, but towards the west of the region,  it was found that Zuchon pups were most spoiled by Leeds residents, and Westiepoos were the favourites of Bradford.

Overall, it’s the lively Chihuahua that is the second most spoiled breed. Celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Demi Moore and Britney Spears have these iconic small breeds, which are ideal to take on trips within handbags. 

MOST SPOILED DOGS IN EVERY REGION

Based on the average spend of dog owners, Yappy.com has calculated which breeds are the most spoiled in each area of the UK.

The map identified that in Wales the most spoiled dog breed is the Shar Pei, in London it’s the Dandie Dinmont Terrier and in Yorkshire, it’s the Chihuahua! 

WHICH DOG NAMES LEAD
TO THE MOST SPOILED PUPS?

The data from Yappy.com also found that the names of pups also has an influence on their spoiled nature and uncovered that dogs named Disney are the most spoiled in the UK.

Pooches named Waffles and Marmalade come in close second and third place, and pups called Franky, Oz and Macey being the least likely to be living a life of luxury. 

John Smith, founder of Yappy.com said: “Every dog deserves to be spoiled and enjoy the ‘ulti-mutt‘ best life possible and our findings show which cities and regions are doing the most treating and which breeds are the most likely to be indulged. Following the explosion of new dog owners during the past year, we’re seeing owners wanting to spoil their pets more than ever and are treating their fur babies as human members of the family.”

The full list of the most spoiled dogs in the UK, including every region’s particularly pampered pups, can be found at;

www.yappy.com/uk/dogs/b/most-spoiled-dog-breeds

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