As the lockdown blues set in, people were even more motivated than usual to pal up with a furry friend.
And the popularity of pets shows no sign of slowing down, with the Kennel Club reporting a dog ownership rise of nearly eight per cent over the course of 2020.
There are so many to choose from, and every dog has its own unique personality, no matter its breed.
However different breeds do have traits associated with them, and so it can be a good starting point to making sure you get a dog that is right for you, and that you can provide a good lifestyle and home for.
Here are the most popular breeds in Sheffield according to BorrowMyDoggy.