We do love our pets here at the Jersey Shore. So, what do you think the most popular dog breed is in the Garden State.

Before we reveal the study's findings, let's take a few guesses at which dogs fit the bill as having traits that would fit in perfectly here in the Garden State.

It turns out, all of those types of dogs would make great top breeds in New Jersey, but according to The Delite, the favorite dog breed in the Garden State is the Maltese. They are absolutely adorable!

We also know that many, many New Jersey residents have adopted loving mixed breeds and given them forever homes. In my mind, that is the top dog breed in the Garden State! Learn more about adopting at the Monmouth County SPCA website.

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