NYC is a town of personalities. Some extreme, some nonexistent (sorry Chuck). Its often said that the type of dog you have is a reflection of your personality. If this is true then I guess we can determine the overall personality and vibe of a specific neighborhood based on the most popular breeds in that ‘hood. Follow me?
So according to StreetEasy.com, here are NYC’s most popular dog breeds by neighborhood:
The French Bulldog is a popular breed in Tribeca, Chelsea, Battery Park, The Financial District, East Village, and Midtown East.
The Labrador Retriever is the most popular breed in the West Village and Midtown West.
Yorkshire Terriers or “Yorkies” are popular in Midtown South and Hamilton Heights.
The Dachshund is the most popular breed in Carnegie Hill.
Poodles are the most popular breed of the Upper East Side.
The Maltese is popular in Gramercy Park.
The Shih Tzu is the most popular breed of the Lower East Side.
The Chihuahua is the most popular breed in East Harlem.