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Just as every breed of dog differs by size, function, and personality, they also differ when it comes to litter size, according to AKC registration data. For example, Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retrievers, America's most popular and third most popular breed, have an average of seven puppes per litter while Yorkshire Terriers (seventh most popular) average three puppies per litter.

Here are the average litter sizes for the 10 most popular breeds in the United States:

 

Click here to see more data on America's most popular breeds.  

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