The American Kennel Club has named the most popular dog breed of the year! You can probably guess which one won, this breed has been named the best breed of the year for a whopping 28 years in a row. The winner is the Labrador Retriever! Shocker, I know.

Here's the list of the top 10 most popular dog breeds in America:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd Dog
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. French Bulldog
  5. Bulldog
  6. Beagle
  7. Poodle
  8. Rottweiler
  9. German Shorthaired Pointer
  10. Yorkshire Terrier

WCCO reports that according to the American Kennel Club, the dog breed that's seen the biggest drop in popularity is the Yorkshire Terrier. They were ranked at number 2 in 2008.

The dog breeds that are rising in popularity that weren't in the top 10: the Pembroke Welsh Corgi (#13), the Siberian Husky (#14), the Australian Shepherd (#15), the Bernese Mountain Dog (#22) and the Havanese (#24).


Source: WCCO


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