The 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the Country

Posted by Rebecca A. Bolden on

Dog lovers, perk up your ears. The American Kennel Club just revealed the top breeds for 2020, and lots of favorite companions are back on top. Labs have reigned supreme as the number one pick for more than quarter of a century now, but there are a few surprises among the ranks. Chances are you know someone who's gotten a French Bulldog in the past few years — and it's easy to see why. Those cute pups have ridden their wave of popularity all the way to the fourth place.

The Importance Of A Dog's Diet, what is a balanced diet for a dog, dog nutrition, dog nutritional requirements percentages, dog nutritional requirements table, dog food nutrition, dog vitamin requirements, what percentage of carbohydrates does a dog need, dog nutrition guide pdf

Check out the 10 most popular breeds below, and head over to the AKC website to see more about the list.

Labrador Retrievers

Labrador Retrievers,golden retriever,labrador retriever for sale,labrador retriever puppies,labrador retriever temperament,labrador retriever puppy,labrador  canada,labrador retriever vs golden retriever,labrador retriever mix

These friendly and active pups have held the top spot the past 28 years in a row. "This is a do-everything breed that needs to be with its humans," long-timer breeder Erin Henlon-Hall told the AKC. "It personifies the definition of versatility — hunting, showing, family, dock diving, tracking, obedience. It’s as American as baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie."

German Shepherds

These trusted companions often work as police dogs and service dogs because they're fiercely loyal to their main caretakers.

RELATED: German Shepherds

Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers,golden retrievers for sale,golden retriever facts,labrador retriever,golden retriever price,golden retriever temperament,golden retriever breeders,english golden retriever,golden retriever colors

This intelligent, friendly breed is basically the movie star of the group with starring roles on Full House, Air Bud, and Homeward Bound.

French Bulldogs


French Bulldogs,french bulldog temperament,types of french bulldogs,french bulldogs as pets,french bulldog size,french bulldogs for sale near me,french bulldog facts,are french bulldogs smart,do french bulldogs shed

Frenchies have big personalities but require minimal exercise. It's no wonder the big-eared pooches are also the top choice in New York, San Francisco, and Miami, the AKC announced.

Bulldogs

Bulldogs,french bulldogs,bulldogs for sale,american bulldog,types of bulldogs,are bulldogs dangerous,bulldog temperament,english bulldog puppies,bulldog price

A presidential pick, both Calvin Coolidge and Warren Harding owned these dignified, courageous canines.

Beagles

Beagles,beagles for sale,do beagles shed,beagle temperament,beagle price,beagle food,beagles and kids,beagle dog price,beagle colors

Curious and merry, beagles will follow their noses anywhere (and often into trouble).

Poodles

Poodles,types of poodles,toy poodle,miniature poodle,poodles for sale,toy poodles for sale,standard poodle,medium poodle,teacup poodle

They come in standard, miniature, and toy size varieties, but all poodles are considered one (extremely intelligent) breed. As for that fancy haircut, the "poodle clip" is designed to protect the joints and organs in cold water — even though most work as family dogs now.

RELATED: THE MOST INTELLIGENT POODLE

Rottweilers

Rottweilers,rottweiler temperament,rottweiler puppies for sale,american rottweiler,siberian rottweiler,rottweiler facts,dobermann,rottweiler price,rottweiler attack

0 comments

Leave a comment