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The 10 most popular dog breeds according to the American Kennel Club

For the past 135 years, the American Kennel Club has worked to promote canine health and wellness, promote responsible dog ownership, and protect the rights of all dog owners. Not only does it provide a marketplace for dog lovers to find their next furry friend, it also offers information on every dog ​​breed in existence, as well as insider tips. It’s basically an encyclopedia for everything dog related. Not to mention, their site is full of fun activities like sending “puppygrams” to your loved ones or nominating your own dog to be a part of the feel-good program.

Last month, the AKC gave us some insights into the dog breeds America loves the most in 2020. Using 2019 statistics, they put together an extensive list ranking 193 different breeds, starting with the most popular dog breed in the United States. and ending with the minimum. You can check out this list of *ultimatts* here, but for now, here are the top ten doggos. These adorable images are hard to come by!

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              Labrador Retrievers are known for their friendly and outgoing nature. These playful four-legged friends make great house pets and typically weigh between 55 and 80 pounds. They are perfect for hugs!

              German shepherd dog

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              German Shepherds are known for their confident, intelligent, and brave natures. These large dogs can weigh between 50 and 90 pounds. As the AKC writes, they have the “ability to learn commands for many tasks and the willingness to risk their lives in defense of those they love.”

              golden retriever smiling

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              FTW Retrievers! Golden Retrievers are intelligent, friendly and devoted dogs. Their elegant, rich gold coat gives the breed its name. These guys never run out of energy.

              happy french bulldog

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              French Bulldogs are adaptable, playful, and intelligent. This breed is known for its large “bat ears” and is a smaller version of the Bulldog.

              bulldog lying on the ground

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              Bulldogs are friendly, brave and calm. As the AKC writes, “The Bulldog is a stocky, short, well-muscled bully whose ‘sour’ face is the universal symbol of courage and tenacity.”

              poodle in the snow

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              Poodles are active, proud, and intelligent. They come in three sizes: standard, miniature, or toy. Poodles can rock a variety of different clips.

              beagle dog

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              Beagles are friendly, curious, and playful. They have large brown or hazel eyes and were formerly bred to hunt in packs.


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              Rottweilers are loyal, affectionate, and confident guardians. These dogs can weigh between 80 and 135 pounds and are very strong. They are characterized by short black fur with clever rust markings and are born with a territorial instinct.

              german shorthaired pointer dog

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              German Shorthaired Pointers are friendly, intelligent, and love to please others. These dogs have “friendly eyes” and were bred to work long hours in the fields or on the lake, according to the AKC. They are known for their power, speed, agility and endurance.

              pembroke welsh corgi

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              Pembroke Welsh Corgis are affectionate, intelligent, and alert. They may be small, but they are full of energy and equipped with short but powerful legs.

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