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Most Popular Dog Breed in the US?

Every January, the American Kennel Club releases an ordered list of the top 10 most popular dog breeds in the country based on the number of those dogs registered during the previous year. Before the results from 2007 are released, which breed to you think will reign supreme? I've listed the most popular dogs of 2006 below (in alphabetical order), so choose the one you think was the most common!


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ches ches 9 years
cubadog cubadog 9 years
I went dachshund it is the #1 pooper in Portland.
Jamandspoon Jamandspoon 9 years
I love my dog and I voted for lab :-D
eastcoastgirl eastcoastgirl 9 years
I love my lab but I also love my new puppy which is a bichon frise he is like a lab in a bichon body!!1
pillpopper pillpopper 9 years
Here is my new baby - Little Little Little Lenny. He likes to chew wires and hump legs. I Love my yellow Lab to PIECES!!
ncsouthpaw ncsouthpaw 9 years
i dont like schnauzers and not too fond of shih tzus either. A neighbor one time had a shit tzu along with a bunch of other yipee dogs and every morning at 6:30ish he would running across the street to sit on our doorstep and bark.
ncsouthpaw ncsouthpaw 9 years
I voted for lab but my fave out of the group was the german shepherd. But my favorite dog is the alaskan malamute.
MSgirl MSgirl 9 years
Labs are sweet but I can't handle their shedding!! GRODY!!
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Where the F are Shelties??!?!
snarkypants snarkypants 9 years
here's a little insight to the biting dog debate. i work with paramedics, so they see a lot of dog bites, and this is what they told me about this. right now, labs bite more than other breeds. one reason was mentioned before, there are more labs than other breeds. also, SOME (note i said some, so i don't want all the lab owners jumping on my case) some lab owners believe that since they have a "good" dog like a lab, they don't train them as well as they would a "bad" dog. poorly trained dogs are more likely to hurt somebody than any other dog. HOWEVER, when a lab bites, it is not nearly as severe than nit a pit bull bites. pit bulls lock their jaws, making the bite so much worse, and sometimes even deadly. moral of the story, ANY dog can bite if not trained correctly, so make sure your doggie knows how to behave, and you shouldn't have a problem. don't assume that just because you have a wonderful lab, if it is provoked or treated the wrong way, it may bite if not trained. and PLEASE do not buy a dog like a pit bull or rottie if you do not have the time to train it. ok, end of rant.
I don't know where they get these bite statistics. I've had 3 Labs, still have 2, and they have never bitten anyone. They might scare you with their bark, but they've never bitten anyone. You can literally take their food away from them while they're eating and they won't do anything but growl. Our oldest one, Bowzer will kinda gnaw on you if you put your hand in his mouth... People should not put them in the same catergory as Pit Bulls. I will never understand that! People try to say it's ok for them to have Pits because Labs are supposed to be biters too, but Labs are not BRED for fighting. If you have kids, you should not have a Pit. No matter how sweet they are, they can always turn on you, and if they do, expect a trip to the hospital at the least. I've seen these stories about people's children being mauled by their family Pit, who was always so sweet, and can't help but say "Duh!"
Labs! I have 2, and they are the best dogs ever! I'd recommend to anyone to get a Lab. They are so loving and smart. Perfect companions!
backfat backfat 9 years
I voted for Labs. Everyone I know owns an obese Lab, but that might be because I live in Maine. They're well suited for this area and most of them seem remarkably chill, it could just be that they're overweight and lack the energy. When I'm out with our dog (a young Boxer) they're always a big overwhelmed by her energy.
lindholmka lindholmka 9 years
We have two big ol' 90 pound labs at home and although the dog hair is a little crazy at times...they are the sweetest dogs!! Sidney will climb right up on your lab and cuddle...she thinks she's a lap dog! ha! I love the labs!
sugarsister sugarsister 9 years
where the #&@*& is the jack russell?!
laluna27 laluna27 9 years
People LOVE labs
talrocks talrocks 9 years
I love dogs and those are all great breeds but my dog is a mix (that doesn't include any of the listed above breeds) and she is so smart that sometimes it shocks me.
ErieIndiana ErieIndiana 9 years
Mix breeds are just silly looking! For example my Beagle/Basset Hound mix. He has a tiny beagle head and a HUGE Basset body! Hahaha. I think Corgis are the cutest though.
cageyme cageyme 9 years
I read once that the most popular breeds never win the top prize at the big dog shows. For example, German Shepherds haven't won a Best in Show in 20-odd years. I don't know what that means, but it's one of those odd facts that stay with you. :dog:
Asia84 Asia84 9 years
I like yorkies, but i know retrievers are good dogs all around.
sweetk8ty76 sweetk8ty76 9 years
Either the Golden or Lab, but I need to see a pic. I'm not all that good with knowing all the breeds.
tmmkitten tmmkitten 9 years
i love beagles, they are just so sweet i get cavities thinking about them.
Pinkgirl88 Pinkgirl88 9 years
I would say labs BUUUUUUUTTTTTT I have the world's best dog in the whole world and he is a rescued doxie mix...
designergirl designergirl 9 years
Labs and golden retrievers seem to be the most popular. They're not my favorites, though, I don't like big dogs.
emalove emalove 9 years
I was torn between Golden Retriever and Labrador Retriever...I went with Lab though. It seems like everyone has a lab!
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