The American Kennel Club has released its rankings of the most popular dog breeds of 2020 and the most popular breed is the Labrador Retriever – for the 30th straight year.
Labrador Retrievers remain secure at number one: More than 98,300 people registered Labs in AKC’s registry last year. That number was about 66,500 for French bulldogs.
The AKC only registers purebred dogs. The Club says it saw its registrations increase 20% in 2020 over 2019.
Famous dogs can sometimes influence breed popularity. President Biden owns two German Shepherds, Champ and Major. Will that mean a return to number two in 2021?
Here’s the top 10:
German Shepherd Dogs
German Shorthaired Pointers