The Rise and Fall of the Terrier

The website fivethirtyeight.com is all about data: statistics, charts, and the like. Back in February, reporter Oliver Roeder visited the annual Westminster Kennel Club show to explore the decline in popularity of terrier breeds. What he learns is pretty interesting, and he ended up writing a long article about the subject that’s a fascinating read. Of course, there are tables and charts, as well.


chart via fivethirtyeight.com

As a terrier-mix owner—as well as a big terrier fan—I was surprised to see just how far the breeds have fallen since their peak.

Click here for the article and Click here for the video.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.