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Most Popular Dog Breeds by City

As the American Kennel Club announced, the Labrador Retriever was the most popular dog breed in the United States in 2017 — for the 27th year in a row, no less! (It usurped the Cocker Spaniel in 1991, and hasn’t let go of the No. 1 spot since.) But when looking at the most popular dog breeds in specific cities across the country, the Lab doesn’t always reign supreme.

The French Bulldog, for example — who edged out the Beagle this year to make the Top 5 —  ranks No. 1 in L.A., NYC, San Francisco, and West Palm Beach, and is a favorite among Chicagoans as well. Scroll down to see the most popular breeds in 14 major U.S. cities.

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Atlanta

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd Dog
  4. French Bulldog
  5. Bulldog

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Boston

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd Dog
  4. French Bulldog
  5. Yorkshire Terrier

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in Chicago

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd Dog
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. French Bulldog
  5. Bulldog

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Dallas

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. French Bulldog
  4. Bulldog
  5. German Shepherd Dog

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Denver

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd Dog
  4. Bulldog
  5. French Bulldog

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Houston

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Bulldog
  3. French Bulldog
  4. German Shepherd Dog
  5. Golden Retriever

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in Los Angeles

  1. French Bulldog
  2. Bulldog
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. German Shepherd Dog

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Miami

  1. German Shepherd Dog
  2. French Bulldog
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Rottweiler

Most Popular Dog Breeds in New York City

  1. French Bulldog
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Bulldog
  4. German Shepherd Dog
  5. Golden Retriever

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Raleigh

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd Dog
  4. Beagle
  5. Yorkshire Terrier

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in San Francisco

  1. French Bulldog
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  5. Poodle

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Seattle

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. French Bulldog
  4. German Shepherd Dog
  5. Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Most Popular Dog Breeds in Washington D.C.

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. French Bulldog
  4. Bulldog
  5. Poodle

Most Popular Dog Breeds in West Palm Beach

  1. French Bulldog
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd Dog
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Bulldog

Wondering which breed claims the top spot in your state? Check out the map below! And for the full ranking of 2017’s most popular dog breeds, click here.