New York is known as the "City That Never Sleeps" and it is the hub of the most densely populated metropolitan area in the United States. Still, New Yorkers devote precious time and space to their four legged friends. In this interactive visual story you will explore the multitude of dogs living in New York and can choose the best breed for you.
Click on different zip codes to explore popular dog breeds and names.

New York



Total Dog Licenses


Top Breeds

Top Names

  • Bella
  • Max
  • Charlie
  • Coco
  • Rocky
Every dog breed has unique characteristics, and some are well adapted to city life. Learn more about the top 30 dog breeds in New York.
Now you have met the types of dogs that live in New York and learned what makes them special.

What is the right breed for you? Drag the radar plot and explore your best match!
Before you can continue you must choose a dog breed. Return to the previous page.


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