Dog ownership soared by nearly eight per cent in 2020 according to the Kennel Club, as lockdown meant people felt more able to open their house up to a new puppy.
There seems to be now letting up in the popularity of pups, as prices continue to rise as demand outstrips supply.
There are a huge 221 breeds of dog to choose from so it’s best to do your homework before picking your perfect four-legged friend.
But if you want a pup that is equally at home in the water as on land, then there are certain dogs that should top your wish list
Here are 10 of the breeds that are born to swim, according to the American Kennel Club.