Top 10 Dog Breeds in Philadelphia, PA

Introduction

Philly is silly with dog-lovers! Philadelphia is home to dozens of doggie facilities and there's no shortage of Fido-friendly places to visit, things to do, or bark-friendly bites to eat (Hint: the oh-so-scrumptious Philly Cheese Dog). From the iconic Liberty Hall to Philly the Dog, a famous WWI veteran dog from this city, Philadelphia is just teeming with passionate canine-fanatics. Discover Philly's diverse array of dog-friendly business, from parks to doggie boutiques, bakeries, even cafés, and bars. Will you be able to spot all ten of these top dog breeds while wandering the City of Brotherly Love?
  • #10 Yorkie

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    Another classic micro dog breed that Philly residents just love to have. If you have a small apartment, no problem! Yorkies are easily potty-trained and will love exploring the city with you as long as you pick them up so that they can rest their paws for a bit.
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  • #9 Shih Tzu

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    Although the name of the breed itself sounds like you're sneezing in another language, Shih Tzu's make the pawfect purse accessory to strut around downtown Philly with. These babies will enjoy getting primmed up in Philly at one of the many dog spas and doggie beauty parlors. Passers-by won't be able to resist those big, sweet eyes!
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  • #8 Mutt

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    Mutts, despite their name, are anything but a mutt! These doggos of many backgrounds seamlessly integrate into Philly's rich scene, but they also love a hefty plate of budget pasta or a greasy Philly Cheese Dog like anyone else. These pups are the ideal companions to hit the streets with tails in the air.
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  • #7 German Shepherd

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    If you stroll around downtown Philly with a German Shepherd at your side, some might think you're an undercover cop. And hey, that's not a bad thing! These pups are extremely intelligent and curious; they are the ideal friend to take to one of Philly's parks or to your favorite dog-friendly restaurant!
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  • #6 Chihuahua

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    Philly is raving with fiestas, and what better way to show up to the pawty than with a feisty and fun Chihuahua doggo? Chihuahua's have all the great qualities of a normal dog, but in a compact fun-size! Their small build makes them the perfect commute companion. Just make sure to watch where you step!
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  • #5 Pit Mix

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    You can't go wrong with a Pit Mix in Philly. These pups are generally loved by all, thanks to their majestic faces, fun personalities, and kind-hearted spirits. Philly's diverse activities will have your Pit Mix fitting right into Philly's action-packed streets! This intelligent and obedient breed will follow you across Philly, come rain or shine!
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  • #4 Labrador Retriever

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    Available in black, yellow, or chocoloate, Labrador Retrievers truly encompass the kindness and cuteness we identify in man's best friend. Your lab will be the perfect wingman; no one can ignore that sweet face! There will never be a dull day with one of these furbabies by your side strutting the streets of the lovely, historic Philadelphia!
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  • #3 Pit Bull

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    Known for their gentle yet fierce attitudes, Pit Bulls are a Philly resident's best pal! Make sure to take advantage of all of Philly's dog-friendly parks and hiking trails in order to stave off some of that extra Pit Bull energy! Pit Bulls + Philly go paw in paw!
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  • #2 Lab Mix

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    Strutting your stuff in Philly with a Lab Mix? Then you're guaranteed to receive some stares; Philly loves their Labs! Whether that's a Borador (Border Collie + Lab), or a fluffy Chabrador (Chow Chow + Lab), your pup will receive a lot of pats and kisses in the many  dog-friendly parks, cafes, and restaurants.
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  • #1 Golden Retriever

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    It's always sunny in this town when you've got a loyal Golden Retriever trotting by your side! Show off your four-legged Goldie Locks with a wag around the city's hiking trails or sidewalks. Their "golden" behavior and gorgeous fur coat make them the pawfect travel companion, no matter where you go!
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