March 16, 2021
The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2020
Today, the American Kennel Club announced that, for the 30th year in a row, the Labrador Retriever has earned the top spot on their annual survey of the most popular dog breeds in America. The AKC based their list on the number of registrations received in 2020.
For the first time, the French Bulldog earned the #2 spot on the list, bumping the German Shepherd and Golden Retriever to #3 and #4, respectively. There is one new arrival on the list – the Dachshund, who jumped up from 12th place in 2019 to the 10th spot in 2020.
Here’s the full list of 2020’s top 10 most popular dog breeds, starring some adorable DogWatch Dogs from all across the country!
1. Labrador Retriever
Scout the Yellow Labrador Retriever with DogWatch of Montana Dealer Ed Johnson (in his Lab mask)
2. French Bulldog
Frenchie siblings Monroe and Bouvier from Utica, NY, customers of DogWatch of Upstate New York
3. German Shepherd
Hudson the German Shepherd from Dane, WI – Stateline DogWatch
4. Golden Retriever
Prosser the Golden Retriever puppy from Winston-Salem, NC – Triad DogWatch
5. English Bulldog
Clarance the English Bulldog puppy – DogWatch of Metro Atlanta
Standard Poodles Sugar and Spice – DogWatch of Savannah and Hilton Head Island
Buddy the Beagle – DogWatch of Southeast Indiana
Riley the Rottweiler puppy – Hudson Valley DogWatch
9. German Shorthaired Pointer
Luna the German Shorthaired Pointer from Illinois – DogWatch by C No Pet Fence
Dachshund siblings Murphy & Willis – DogWatch of Greater Pittsburgh
To see the full list, visit AKC.org.
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