Top 10 Dog Breeds in Hollywood

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There are about 21,000 households in Hollywood, California that have one or more dogs as pets, which adds up to about 36 thousand canine kids in the City of Hollywood. Famous or not, we all seem to love dogs of all kinds. Big and small, furry or bald, it doesn’t matter, we love our pooches. And Hollywood loves their dogs in their own glamorous fashion, which is shown by the number of dog-friendly places in the area, such as restaurants, stores, hiking trails, and more than 25 parks that are designated for dogs. But which pups are the favorites of the most fabulous and famous California town? Here are the top 10 breeds you will see strutting their stuff down Sunset Boulevard.

French Bulldog

Bred in the 1800s to be lap warmers, it is easy to understand why the French Bulldog is the number one poochie in Hollywood. Some famous owners include Lady Gaga, Hugh Jackman, and Reese Witherspoon, and it is easy to see why with their portable size and easy to care for coat.

German Shepherd

Beautiful as well as brave, this large breed is intelligent, easy to train, and will protect you and everything you own. No matter where you live in Hollywood, this furfect dog may be the best breed for you. Some of the stars who agree include Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador has been the number one dog in America for the past 27 years, and is number three in Hollywood. Not only are they beautiful and easy to take care of, but they are also very smart and loyal canine kids. Some famous owners of Labradors are Emily Blunt, Jennifer Garner, and Nick Jonas.
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Golden Retriever

Always in the top ten, this gorgeous golden dog became even more popular after the movie Air Bud came out in 1997. They are great actors because they are super smart, as well as eager to please. Some of the famous actors who own Goldens are Ryan Reynolds, Oprah Winfrey, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton. 


A tiny dog that is covered in long, silky fur and fits in your purse or backpack is, of course, one of the top 10 in Hollywood. They are cute and cuddly, as well as intelligent, and the stars who agree include Gwen Stefani, and Sylvester Stallone.


A dog that can fit into the palm of your hand is often a favorite of the stars in Hollywood. At about five pounds and only seven inches tall, how can you resist this tiny ball of energy? Demi Moore, Katherine Heigl, and Paris Hilton will all agree that the Chihuahua is the furfect pet.

Yorkshire Terrier

Small, sweet, and cuddly is the best way to describe the pawesome Yorkshire Terrier. Even with their long fur, they are easy to care for, and fit in your purse or handbag for convenience so you can take them anywhere in Hollywood. You may see superstars Miley Cyrus, Simon Cowell, and Naomi Watts carrying one around.


Originally bred to be comforters for the sick and models for artists in Egypt and Greece, the Maltese is such an adorable little fluffball that many cannot resist a hug. Their silky white coat is easy to care for, and the stars who agree include Alec Baldwin, Halle Berry, and Eva Longoria.


The Pug became famous after being one of the leading characters in the movie Men in Black, as well as Otis in Milo and Otis, but continues to be loved because of their gentleness, low maintenance, and intelligence. Some of the stars with Pugs include Kelly Osbourne, Billy Joel, and Hugh Laurie.

Shih Tzu

These little darlings were born to be royalty, and were only allowed to be owned by royal families as far back as the Ming Dynasty. Well-known for their sweet disposition, funny character, and long, soft coat, the Shih Tzu makes a pawesome pet for Hollywod royalty as well! Just ask Katherine Heigl or Kerry Washington.