Israel government’s Department of Agriculture published its report providing the information on Israeli dogs.
As per reports, there are close to half a million dogs registered in Israel.
|Gender||Number Of Dogs (2018)||Number Of Dogs (2017)|
The average age of an Israeli dog is around 6.5 years.
Some 56,219 canines were added as newbies in the department database last year.
These dogs are mostly seen in Tel Aviv. In 2018, Haifa had 15,914 dogs with Rishon Lezion hosting 15,569 dogs. White City has 36,076 dogs.
Jerusalem and Beersheva recorded 13,760 and 14,207 dogs respectively.
Israelis’ love to have multiple canines. 9.5% of dog owners in Tel Aviv have at least two or more dogs.
Haredi community in Israel is not a dog-loving population, with Rechasim and Modiin Illit with five and four dogs respectively.
The most famous dogs in Israel
The department reports around 18,293 Shih Tzus in 2018. The number of Shih Tzus in 2017 was 15,615.
Popular Israeli Dog Names
Toy (379) is the most popular dog name in 2018 in Israel. Other names – Louis (286) for male dogs, Bell(263), and Luna (279) were famous among female dog breeds.
Youtube and Zanzibar are the other popular dog names in Israel.
In addition, the department has committed another $5,54,600 for pet care services.
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