Here are the 10 breeds of adorable dog that drool the most – lovable but slobbery pups

A large number of us decided last year to welcome new puppies into our homes – dog ownership has increased nearly eight percent, according to the Kennel Club figures – and demand for four-legged friends remains high after the lockdown.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dogs in addition to numerous crossbreeds to choose from.

There are even scientific guides in which the psychologist Stanley Coren in his book “The Intelligence of Dogs” classifies the breeds according to instinct, obedience and adaptability.

It should be noted that some dogs have a tendency to drool a lot more than others.

In some breeds, drooling can be a sign of underlying health issues that require a visit to the veterinarian, but in others, copious drooling is only part of their genetic makeup.

So if the thought of constantly flowing saliva makes your stomach turn, then these are the canine companions to avoid.

Here are the 10 dog breeds that drool the most, according to the American Kennel Club.

Equally famous for their courage in mountain rescues and their habit of producing copious amounts of drool – it was the second attribute of the St. Bernard that was used with great comic effect in the Beethoven film series.

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The Bernese Mountain Dog, another breed used to high altitudes, also has a tendency to produce a lot of excess saliva. The warmer the temperature, the more they drool – so expect lots of wet spots on the carpet, especially in summer.

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It may be one of the calmest and loving breeds of dogs, but the Basset Hound is not a breed for those of us who don’t like mess. In addition to a tendency to drool, these cute dogs also lose a lot of hair and skin.

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The Bloodhound is perhaps best known for its remarkable sense of smell, but its sagging lips and drooping cheeks mean its mouth simply cannot hold saliva – which leads to its signature drooling.

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