Most popular dog breeds announced by American Kennel Club
The only real movement in the top ten breeds was Golden Retrievers moving up one spot to #3, Yorkshire Terriers dropping a notch to #6, and Rottweilers moving up from #10 to #9. Dachshunds have been on a decline since 2002, when they ranked #5, having fallen to #10 in 2012.
The top ten dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club, are:
1. Labrador Retrievers
2. German Shepherd Dogs
3. Golden Retrievers
6. Yorkshire Terriers