|The Labrador is the most popular dog in the USA.|
- Labrador Retriever
- German Shepherd
- Golden Retriever
- Yorkshire Terrier
The AKC notes that some rare breeds that have been on decline during the past decade gained ground in 2013. A couple of examples are Keeshonden who rose from 103 to 86, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers who rode from 104 to 97, and Irish Terriers who gained ground from position 132 to 123.
Many working breeds have also seen leaps in popularity. Doberman pinchers rose from position 22 to 12. Great Danes from 27 to 16, and Bernese Mountain Dogs from 47 to 32.
~ Maria Sadowski ~