Britain is a nation of dog lovers and new data has emerged which shows that the type of pooch we choose as pets could be entirely down to postcode.
The findings show that Labrador Retrievers are the most popular pooch in the FY postcode with 1,800 recorded, they are followed closely by the 1,700 Staffordshire Bull Terriers.
The statistics come from analysis of microchipping data conducted by registration companies Petlog and Animalcare.
More than 509,000 Labradors were tagged in the past decade making it the country’s most popular breed.
In second place came the Jack Russell terrier with more than 376,000 animals tagged. The Staffordshire bull terrier was third, with 356,000.