If you look at the numbers, which canine comes out as top data-dog? Which are the best dog breeds according to the data? A visualisation from my book, Knowledge is Beautiful

We examined data on intelligence, longevity, genetic ailments and other markers to create a “data-score” and then plotted it against public popularity of various breeds, according to the American Kennel Club.

» See the data
» Some good discussions of this graphic on Slate & Mail Online