Photo Credit: Olivia Hemingway, Animal PhotographyThe popularity of a dog breed can change faster than you can say "Yo quiero Taco Bell." One day Chihuahuas are feisty, fun little dogs you'd see only occasionally; the next day (or so it seems), you have three of them back-to-back on your appointment calendar, and your local shelter is running a special on Chihuahua adoptions because there are so many looking for homes.
I see a lot of Chihuahuas over the exam room table these days, along with Labradoodles, Pit Bulls, Bulldogs and the eternally popular Labrador Retriever. I love them all, but I have to admit I do miss seeing some of the dogs who used to be in my waiting room, pets I rarely see now that they've lost the cachet they once enjoyed.Five Breeds That Used to Be More Popular
Here's my list of five dog breeds I used to see a lot of, and miss seeing now.
1. Irish Setters: I used to see a lot of these bouncy red dogs in my practice. IRead More »from 5 Once-Popular Dog Breeds This Vet Misses