Earlier this week, the Canadian Kennel Club released their annual survey of the most popular dog breeds in Canada in 2017. Canadian DogWatch customers, did your dog’s breed make this year’s list? 
No surprise, the Labrador Retriever held on to its number one ranking as the most popular dog breed in Canada. The beloved Lab, also very popular in the United States, has held the top spot on CKC’s list for over two decades.

The big news this year is the rise of the Australian Shepherd, which cracked the top 10 for the first time. This smart, energetic herding dog continues to grow in popularity up North, and is particularly popular in Toronto and Calgary. Check out the entire top 10 below.

1. Labrador Retriever

2. German Shepherd Dog

3. Golden Retriever

4. Poodle

5. Shetland Sheepdog

6. French Bulldog

7. Havanese

8. Bernese Mountain Dog

9. Australian Shepherd

10. English Bulldog


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