The Lab makes its 30th consecutive top breed appearance. And why not? This smart, family-friendly, and joyful breed is popular in American homes. Their gentleness and willingness to please make them good guide and search-and-rescue dogs.
Just glance at the French Bulldog's joyful, smiling face to see why this breed has become so popular in recent years! French Bulldogs will run and play or sit about and be adored, making them great apartment dogs.
Intelligent and diligent, the German Shepherd is a dog lover's pet. This breed appreciates outside dog activities and needs mental and physical stimulation to perform well.
The quintessential Golden Retriever! Golden Retrievers are athletic, trainable, and family-friendly dogs with great personalities. Their love of running and playing makes them ideal for young families.
Wrinkly faces and lovability characterize the Bulldog. These dogs are quiet and good friends, unlike the other popular breeds on this list. Bulldogs, adaptable and easygoing, rarely need exercise and prefer to stay home with their pet parents.
Poodles frequently appear in dog shows. While their elegance is noticeable, their personalities are equally charming. Despite being reserved, puppy socialization can boost this breed's confidence.
Smooth-coated Beagles are serene and cheery, conveniently sized with short, low-maintenance coats. A gated yard is great for them because they need exercise. These curious hunting hounds love to explore and sniff.
Rottweilers' size and power contribute to their misperception. However, they are one of the smartest dog breeds, easily trained, and motivated to work.
German Shorthaired Pointer
Outdoor-loving German Shorthaired Pointers need lots of exercise and are great active dogs for active families. They are all-around canine sports and competition experts.
Dachshunds, with their long bodies, short legs, and bold personalities, are now one of the US' top 10 dog breeds! This funny-shaped, gregarious breed, known as wiener dogs, like walks and is curious about everything.