Dog breeds

The most beautiful dog breeds in the world according to math

A Border Collie puppy. (Photo credit: Joe Klamar/AFP via Getty Images

According to calculations, money.co.uk results show that the most beautiful dog in the world is the Cairn Terrier with a golden ratio of 88.7%.

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The second most beautiful dog breed according to these results is the West Highland White Terrier with a score of 87.5% and the third most beautiful dog is the Border Collie with an impressive score of 86.7%.

Below is the complete ranking of the most beautiful dog breeds in the world:

Cairn Terrier came in first with a gold count of 88.7%.

West Highland White Terrier came second with a gold count of 87.5%.

Border Collie came in third with a gold count of 86.7%.

The Rhodesian Ridgeback came in fourth with a gold count of 86%.

The Welsh Terrier came fifth with a golden count of 85.9%.

Weimaraner came in sixth with a gold count of 85.6%.

Tolling Retriever came in seventh with a gold count of 85%.

The Italian Greyhound came in eighth place with a golden count of 84.9%.

The Norfolk Terrier came in ninth place with a gold count of 84.3%.

Finally, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi came in 10th place with a gold count of 83.9%.

Money.co.uk has also calculated the world’s least beautiful dog breeds. They are the following:

The Shih Tzu has the lowest Golden Ratio score of 41%, making it the least beautiful dog breed.

The second least attractive breed is the Bullmastiff with a score of 48.7%. The French Bulldog is next on the list with a score of 54.3%, while the Bulldog came in fourth with 56.3%. Last on the list is the Rottweiler with 60%.

Pet insurance expert at money.co.uk, Salman Haqqi, said: “Of course beauty is in the eye of the beholder and regardless of the ranking position of a dog’s breed , every dog, no matter what shape or size, should be enjoyed.

“One of the most important ways to take care of a dog is to make sure it is fully insured so that any unforeseen expenses can be easily taken care of, allowing you and your pets to enjoy your time together carefree.”