Quarterly registration statistics
for Kennel Club recognised breeds

GUNDOG GROUP
BREED 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Bracco Italiano (Imp)   8 7 3 5 23 8 6 8
Brittany 4 42 22 37 105 20 37 46
English Setter 174 130 142 131 577 144 133 159
German Longhaired Pointer (Imp) 8 0 10 0 18 19 0 0
German Shorthaired Pointer 289 451 352 314 1,406 321 377 380
German Wirehaired Pointer 84 111 110 108 413 90 117 120
Gordon Setter 85 160 67 87 399 59 91 106
Hungarian Vizsla 157 202 180 234 773 99 235 298
Hungarian Wire Haired Vizsla 36 34 44 43 157 31 24 55
Irish Red & White Setter 36 35 37 15 123 36 0 56
Irish Setter 349 357 312 275 1,293 289 319 364
Italian Spinone 44 109 100 72 325 59 82 54
Kooikerhondje (Imp) 0 1 0 1 2 0 4 6
Korthals Griffon (Imp) 0 12 1
Lagotto Romagnolo (Imp) 12 16 6 0 34 14 11 0
Large Munsterlander 36 44 24 43 147 43 30 50
Pointer 141 187 297 233 858 185 103 154
Retriever (Chesapeake Bay) 18 57 31 22 128 12 69 44
Retriever (Curly Coated) 30 37 29 29 125 22 34 51
Retriever (Flat Coated) 313 435 394 211 1,353 251 365 484
Retriever (Golden) 2,212 2,978 2,924 2,596 10,710 2,409 2,662 2,834
Retriever (Labrador) 7,797 12,498 11,601 9,410 41,306 9,780 11,992 13,312
Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling) 10 27 37 17 91 12 27 48
Slovakian Rough Haired Pointer (Imp) 3 8 0 8 19 0 2 0
Spaniel (American Cocker) 141 141 156 111 549 166 141 144
Spaniel (Clumber) 7 43 21 63 134 28 36 37
Spaniel (Cocker) 2,750 3,833 4,526 3,723 14,832 3,199 4,015 4,955
Spaniel (English Springer) 2,210 3,802 4,870 3,002 13,877 2,615 3,701 5,187
Spaniel (Field) 0 30 18 27 75 39 21 10
Spaniel (Irish Water) 27 12 38 44 121 30 19 42
Spaniel (Sussex) 6 25 18 19 68 23 8 13
Spaniel (Welsh Springer) 102 79 124 57 362 126 118 117
Spanish Water Dog (Imp) 17 10 19 24 70 0 24 6
Weimaraner 544 989 710 735 2,978 661 558 844

Total 17,650 26,890 27,222 21,696 93,451 20,790 25,373 29,985

HOUND GROUP
BREED 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Afghan Hound 79 51 57 77 264 50 67 84
Azawakh (Imp) 0 0 1 1 8 2 0
Basenji 21 6 4 1 32 46 3 4
Basset Bleu De Gascogne (Imp) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Basset Fauve De Bretagne 34 4 21 9 68 25 20 15
Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand) 18 15 17 47 97 59 0 51
Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) 48 55 51 12 166 65 37 59
Basset Hound 303 279 273 314 1,169 287 248 363
Bavarian Mountain Hound (Imp) 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
Beagle 273 317 324 386 1,300 320 313 449
Bloodhound 39 53 3 17 112 16 11 66
Borzoi 11 24 53 50 138 27 66 6
Cirneco Dell'Etna (Imp) 0 0 6 0 6 0 2 0
Dachshund (Long-Haired) 42 41 41 65 189 76 26 28
Dachshund (Miniature Long-Haired) 294 364 356 345 1,359 347 280 452
Dachshund (Miniature Smooth-Haired) 247 365 373 285 1,270 391 285 404
Dachshund (Miniature Wire-Haired) 179 148 189 177 693 188 191 194
Dachshund (Smooth-Haired) 68 43 41 23 175 57 58 95
Dachshund (Wire-Haired) 73 125 32 80 310 98 73 79
Deerhound 53 26 56 97 232 61 57 148 Finnish Spitz 9 5 14 1 29 5 16 5
Foxhound 13 0 0 0 13 0 0 0
Grand Bleu De Gascogne (Imp) 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
Greyhound 33 3 6 42 84 4 9 13
Hamiltonstovare 0 15 10 3 28 9 9 6
Ibizan Hound 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0
Irish Wolfhound 105 139 108 85 437 69 65 115
Norwegian Elkhound 16 52 39 15 122 36 23 24
Norwegian Lundehund (Imp) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Otterhound 0 11 9 11 31 7 3 1
Pharaoh Hound 7 1 5 0 13 10 8 12
Portuguese Pondengo (Imp) 0 0 35 35 14 7 13
Rhodesian Ridgeback 250 310 384 311 1,255 253 384 490
Saluki 22 30 21 12 85 4 35 26
Segugio Italiano (Imp) 0 0 0 2 2 5 0 0
Sloughi 8 0 0 0 8 0 4 12
Whippet 415 436 550 545 1,946 457 392 650

Total 2,663 2,925 3,043 3,048 11,679 2,997 2,694 3,864

PASTORAL GROUP
BREED 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Anatolian Shepherd Dog 43 18 17 1 79 12 22 0
Australian Cattle Dog 20 13 11 23 67 31 15 20
Australian Shepherd 29 17 25 13 84 13 36 63
Bearded Collie 184 151 191 142 668 193 223 289
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) 19 43 4 27 93 35 41 20
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laekenois) 1 0 1 3 5 0 0 0
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) 6 18 27 8 59 21 11 22
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren) 51 36 48 15 150 51 38 39
Bergamasco (Imp) 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Border Collie 469 575 534 533 2,111 655 473 586
Briard 36 52 63 58 209 55 7 17
Collie (Rough) 368 397 332 280 1,377 334 296 302
Collie (Smooth) 9 35 28 5 77 33 8 19
Estrela Mountain Dog 9 0 7 5 21 6 16 7
Finnish Lapphund 3 17 1 21 42 1 12 17
German Shepherd Dog (Alsatian) 3,354 4,081 3,853 3,604 14,892 3,328 3,142 3,726
Hungarian Kuvasz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hungarian Puli 10 31 19 23 83 26 6 24
Komondor 0 0 6 5 11 0 0 0
Lancashire Heeler 67 54 60 27 208 38 52 28
Maremma Sheepdog 12 0 5 0 17 0 1 16
Norwegian Buhund 18 13 0 11 42 13 6 11
Old English Sheepdog 171 162 175 221 729 172 105 193
Polish Lowland Sheepdog 11 1 4 19 35 0 14 11
Pyrenean Mountain Dog 83 42 55 33 213 44 74 69
Pyrenean Sheepdog (Imp) 16 4 10 5 35 9 12 0
Samoyed 82 111 96 78 367 130 66 99
Shetland Sheepdog 424 438 454 368 1,684 453 430 437
Swedish Lapphund (Imp) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Swedish Vallhund 4 13 22 1 40 7 7 16
Welsh Corgi (Cardigan) 17 30 14 13 74 21 4 27
Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) 125 153 159 122 559 249 118 135

Total 5,641 6,505 6,221 5,664 24,031 5,931 5,237 6,195


TERRIER GROUP
BREED 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Airedale Terrier 208 201 272 174 855 193 221 290
Australian Terrier 7 6 24 1 38 19 17 18
Bedlington Terrier 116 70 108 109 403 119 83 138
Border Terrier 1,311 1,653 1,834 1,649 6,447 1,476 1,743 2,137
Bull Terrier 666 667 867 724 2,924 821 542 779
Bull Terrier (Miniature) 58 57 47 72 234 23 57 58
Cairn Terrier 397 418 431 359 1,605 521 364 387
Cesky Terrier 4 4 5 0 13 18 5 5
Dandie Dinmont Terrier 23 11 22 34 90 18 22 21
Fox Terrier (Smooth) 68 42 46 70 226 41 54 41
Fox Terrier (Wire) 170 132 196 95 593 146 141 267
Glen Of Imaal Terrier 1 17 0 8 26 12 13 5
Irish Terrier 58 67 85 93 303 56 38 33
Kerry Blue Terrier 121 44 65 53 283 60 50 78
Lakeland Terrier 46 42 51 74 213 49 50 65
Manchester Terrier 32 26 26 38 122 29 11 43
Norfolk Terrier 112 128 113 119 472 136 154 124
Norwich Terrier 52 34 28 29 143 34 17 39
Parson Russell Terrier 209 232 276 252 969 188 121 222
Scottish Terrier 210 253 342 250 1,055 285 264 340
Sealyham Terrier 9 17 25 9 60 7 14 19
Skye Terrier 17 18 29 3 67 13 6 17
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier 81 97 66 108 352 66 91 81
Staffordshire Bull Terrier 2,322 2,862 3,128 3,013 11,325 2,402 2,783 3,501
Welsh Terrier 72 61 95 91 319 59 64 79
West Highland White Terrier 2,164 2,614 2,590 2,455 9,823 2,638 2,328 2,509

Total 8,534 9,773 10,771 9,882 38,960 9,429 9,253 11,296


TOY GROUP
BREED 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Affenpinscher 64 43 58 31 196 34 34 53
Australian Silky Terrier 1 0 3 4 8 2 1 8
Bichon Frise 615 464 538 525 2,142 637 504 560
Bolognese 16 13 6 25 60 21 12 4
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 2,503 2,579 2,620 2,912 10,614 2,956 2,235 2,743
Chihuahua (Long Coat) 215 235 235 193 878 266 218 287
Chihuahua (Smooth Coat) 109 139 105 87 440 144 134 128
Chinese Crested 105 101 92 99 397 127 115 87
Coton De Tulear (Imp) 9 4 5 11 29 5 8 8
English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) 25 23 22 18 88 22 30 24
Griffon Bruxellois 60 55 41 36 192 49 50 34
Havanese 36 20 24 1 81 24 6 20
Italian Greyhound 19 32 27 14 92 28 33 20
Japanese Chin 55 68 64 40 227 57 58 41
King Charles Spaniel 54 63 35 24 176 43 25 37
Lowchen (Little Lion Dog) 42 9 41 30 122 56 10 18
Maltese 99 98 97 87 381 92 74 112
Miniature Pinscher 38 25 53 54 170 39 34 46
Papillon 250 150 156 152 708 216 154 154
Pekingese 221 123 168 170 682 230 106 142
Pomeranian 176 182 171 123 652 154 157 211
Pug 315 321 399 357 1,392 394 388 382
Yorkshire Terrier 930 1,041 1,087 1,015 4,073 888 867 1,135

Total 5,957 5,788 6,047 6,008 23,800 6,484 5,253 6,254


UTILITY GROUP
BREED 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Akita 419 282 366 526 1,593 491 331 366
Boston Terrier 48 36 59 70 213 56 43 81
Bulldog 522 555 549 644 2,270 577 532 663
Canaan Dog 5 0 9 5 19 1 16 0
Chow Chow 128 51 109 136 424 131 36 108
Dalmatian 356 734 530 633 2,253 459 539 573
Eurasier (Imp) 0 0 0 9 9 8 3 12
French Bulldog 80 101 64 104 349 61 70 130
German Spitz (Klein) 48 47 13 36 144 34 26 64

German Spitz (Mittel) 19 24 36 51 130 18 13 21
Japanese Shiba Inu 39 35 30 24 128 54 15 56
Japanese Spitz 13 30 20 24 87 32 19 25
Keeshond 14 18 10 35 77 9 19 9
Lhasa Apso 772 884 898 790 3,344 889 757 861
Mexican Hairless (Imp) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Miniature Schnauzer 658 726 725 764 2,873 704 784 1,046
Poodle (Miniature) 178 258 256 205 897 163 220 225
Poodle (Standard) 232 387 240 257 1,116 262 250 302
Poodle (Toy) 344 325 371 314 1,354 379 246 334
Schipperke 30 27 18 29 104 15 23 21
Schnauzer 77 151 90 65 383 70 101 103
Shar-Pei 301 242 282 395 1,220 335 198 411
Shih Tzu 880 786 859 818 3,343 884 705 823
Tibetan Spaniel 58 73 77 67 275 69 40 63
Tibetan Terrier 362 186 311 230 1,089 262 217 421

Total 5,583 5,958 5,922 6,231 23,694 5,963 5,205 6,718

WORKING GROUP
BREED 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Alaskan Malamute 59 87 95 100 341 152 144 131
Beauceron (Imp) 8 0 7 11 26 0 8 0
Bernese Mountain Dog 199 170 269 201 839 235 197 177
Bouvier Des Flandres 35 39 34 18 126 48 47 25
Boxer 1,983 2,433 2,634 2,492 9,542 2,203 2,237 2,767
Bullmastiff 414 517 390 447 1,768 505 394 465
Canadian Eskimo Dog 0 1 7 0 8 0 0 0
Dobermann 643 879 924 725 3,171 746 878 894
Dogue de Bordeaux (Imp) 233 311 343 351 1,238 402 357 424
Entelbucher Mountain Dog (Imp) 5
German Pinscher 1 4 14 1 20 7 2 8
Giant Schnauzer 104 14 77 64 259 97 66 84
Great Dane 429 473 434 556 1,892 357 426 458
Greenland Dog 4 0 10 0 14 5 0 0
Hovawart 9 15 1 8 33 0 0 11
Leonberger 53 91 83 88 315 65 69 93
Mastiff 131 180 130 139 580 129 104 79
Neapolitan Mastiff 66 50 90 111 317 121 45 78
Newfoundland 187 290 225 276 978 252 160 200
Portuguese Water Dog 28 10 0 29 67 16 0 0
Pyrenean Mastiff (Imp) 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Rottweiler 1,334 1,607 1,596 1,832 6,369 1,264 1,444 2,035
Russian Black Terrier 27 31 23 10 91 39 50 30
Siberian Husky 390 400 298 403 1,491 466 270 365
St. Bernard 237 171 174 180 762 249 159 203
Tibetan Mastiff 0 28 0 0 28 33 0 3

Total 6,578 7,801 7,858 8,042 30,279 7,391 7,057 8,535

 

SUMMARY OF REGISTRATIONS FOR ALL GROUPS

GROUP 2003 2004
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr YEAR 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr

Sporting Breed Total 28,847 39,581 41,036 34,626 144,090 33,216 37,320 45,145
Non-Sporting Breed Total 23,759 26,052 26,048 25,945 101,804 25,769 22,752 27,702
Grand Total 52,606 65,633 67,084 60,571 245,894 58,985 60,072 72,847


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