The Most Popular Dog Breeds In America, According To The American Kennel Club

In celebration of the best day of the year — National Puppy Day — here’s the top 10 most popular breeds around.

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Retrievers are the most popular dog breed in America for the 31st year in a row, according to a new ranking from the American Kennel Club.

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The French bulldog is the second most popular dog breed in America. Super regal looking!

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Golden retrievers were the third most popular dog breed in 2021. Lovable and hairy, what a combo.

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German Shepherds were the fourth most popular dog breed. Look at those ears!

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Poodles broke the top five for the first time since 1997. Cute and compact FTW.

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The bulldog was the sixth most common dog breed. Look at that face!

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Beagles were the seventh most popular breed. Who could resist this?!

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Rottweilers were the eighth most popular breed. Loving and steadfast, too cute.

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German shorthaired pointers were the ninth most popular breed in 2021, and it’s easy to see why!

Dachtsunds were the tenth most popular breed in 2021. OBVIOUSLY.

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