There is no doubt people love their pets. I've been a dog lover for as long as I can remember. This being the third mountain town I've lived in, I see dogs everywhere.

In 2022 there were 5 favorite dogs for Colorado. The Goldendoodle, Golden Retriever, Bernedoodle, Labrador Retriever, and French Bulldog.

What are some of the best dogs for Colorado?

For all the hiking and terrain it's no surprise big dogs are so popular. The Alaskan Malamute, Australian Shepard, Bernese Mountain dog, and Border Collie are pretty popular also.

Have you thought about getting a dog?

So many shelters are there to help you find just the right one for you and your family. Montrose Animal Shelter and Second Chance shelter in Ridgway are great places to adopt your next dog.

When hiking or walking around a Montrose trail, I'm sure you have encountered many dogs. My dog Deuce is a Chihuahua, and Poodle Terrier mix, he will bark at you at first. They are little yappers. He rules the house, but I wouldn't have it any other way. Pets bring such joy to your life.

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