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The Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S.

Dog’s are said to be man’s best friends and it’s easy to see why. These ten breeds are the most popular breeds in the USA.

10)Dachshunds

Dachshunds are very popular with families who can play with these small dogs and take them anywhere because of how small they are. Bred as hunting dogs to hunt rabbits and badgers, some people still like to go hunting with them.

9)Rottweilers

Despite their bad reputation Rottweilers are actually very loyal dogs. They are also very helpful as police and military dogs because of how smart and easy to train they are.

8)Poodles

Poodles are best known for their fancy haircuts, but they are popular for a number of reasons. They are smart and and well bred, so the often win prizes as show dogs. Because they shed less they are also great pets for people with allergies.

7)Boxers

These happy playful dogs are also very smart. They get their unique name from the fact that when they stand on their hind legs they look like they are boxing.

6)Yorkshire Terrier

These little dogs are smart and playful. Loyal to their owners, their short hair makes them great pets for people with allergies.

5)Bulldog

Bulldogs love attention but don’t need much in they way of care and maintenance. People love their regal nature with is one of the reasons they are so popular as mascots.

4)Beagle

Beagles were originally bred as hunting dogs, and still are used this way because of how small they are and how easy it is for them to get under bushes and underbrush. They also are very smart and affectionate.

3)Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are medium sized dogs that are very popular both as family pets and as working dogs. As service dogs they often work with the blind and the deaf. Some Golden Retrievers use their highly developed sense of smell as drug sniffing dogs for the police and DEA agents.

2)German Shepherd

German Shepherds are another very smart dog. They were bred as work jobs, and are happiest when they have a job to do. German Shepherd are often seen as police dogs, but they are also frequently used as service dogs for blind and deaf people.

1)Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the USA because they are so gentle and loving. Kids love them, and they make great dogs for families with kids. They also work hard for the blind and disabled, sniffing drugs for the police, and hunting prey.

Even thought these ten dogs are the most popular, there are plenty of other greats breeds of dogs, one of which might be your favorite.