One quarter of UK households has a dog – but which breeds are our favourites, and how has this changed over the years? Following a survey of 1,000 dog owners, this chart rundown of the 10 most popular breeds (‘Top of the Pups’, perhaps?) gives an insight into our evolving relationship with our four-legged friends and includes heart-warming stories narrated by Martin Clunes. From big, bounding, happy-go-lucky golden retrievers and brainy Border collies to yappy little Yorkshire terriers and lovely Labradors, there are so many canine contenders. But which will turn out to be top dog?