Labrador Retriever Is Still The Most Popular Dog

May 5, 2020

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For the 29th year in a row, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in America. The American Kennel Club (AKC) notes the breed first popped up in the most popular breeds in the '70s and has been sought-after ever since. The rest of the top 10 remains nearly unchanged from the previous year with German Shepherd (2), Golden Retriever (3), French Bulldog (4) and the Bulldog (5) are the top 5 breeds. Although not in the first 10, there are other breeds that are jumping up on the list, including the No. 15 Siberian husky, the No. 13, Australian shepherd, the No. 23 Bernese mountain dog. 

  1. Labrador retriever
  2. German shepherd dog
  3. Golden retriever
  4. French bulldog
  5. Bulldog
  6. Poodle
  7. Beagle
  8. Rottweiler
  9. German shorthaired pointer
  10. Pembroke Welsh corgi
  11. Dachshunds
  12. Yorkshire terrier
  13. Australian shepherd
  14. Boxer
  15. Siberian husky
  16. Cavalier King Charles spaniel
  17. Great Dane
  18. Miniature schnauzer
  19. Doberman pinscher
  20. Shih tzu
  21. Boston terrier
  22. Havanese
  23. Bernese Mountain dog
  24. Pomeranian
  25. Shetland sheepdog
  26. Brittany
  27. English springer spaniel
  28. Cocker spaniel
  29. Miniature American shepherd
  30. Cane corso
  31. Pug
  32. Mastiff
  33. Border collie
  34. Vizsla
  35. Chihuahua
  36. Maltese
  37. Basset hound
  38. Collie
  39. Weimaraner
  40. Newfoundland
  41. Belgian Malinois
  42. Rhodesian ridgeback
  43. Bichons frise
  44. West Highland white terrier
  45. Shiba Inu
  46. Chesapeake Bay retriever
  47. Akita
  48. St. Bernard
  49. Portuguese water dog
  50. English cocker spaniel

SOURCE: Better Homes & Gardens

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