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Breed 2017 Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Rank
Retrievers (Labrador) 1 1 1 1 1
German Shepherd Dogs 2 2 2 2 2
Retrievers (Golden) 3 3 3 3 3
French Bulldogs 4 6 6 9 11
Bulldogs 5 4 4 4 5
Beagles 6 5 5 5 4
Poodles 7 7 8 7 8
Rottweilers 8 8 9 10 9
Yorkshire Terriers 9 9 7 6 6
Pointers (German Shorthaired) 10 11 11 12 13
Boxers 11 10 10 8 7
Siberian Huskies 12 12 12 13 14
Dachshunds 13 13 13 11 10
Great Danes 14 14 15 15 16
Pembroke Welsh Corgis 15 18 20 22 24
Doberman Pinschers 16 15 14 14 12
Australian Shepherds 17 16 17 18 20
Miniature Schnauzers 18 17 16 16 17
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels 19 19 18 19 18
Shih Tzu 20 20 19 17 15
Boston Terriers 21 21 22 23 23
Pomeranians 22 22 21 20 19
Havanese 23 23 24 25 25
Shetland Sheepdogs 24 24 23 21 21
Bernese Mountain Dogs 25 27 29 32 32
Brittanys 26 25 26 27 30
Spaniels (English Springer) 27 26 27 28 28
Mastiffs 28 28 25 26 26
Spaniels (Cocker) 29 29 30 30 29
Vizslas 30 31 32 34 34
Pugs 31 32 33 33 31
Chihuahuas 32 30 28 24 22
Maltese 33 33 31 29 27
Weimaraners 34 34 34 35 33
Miniature American Shepherds 35 36 N/A N/A N/A
Newfoundlands 36 35 37 37 37
Cane Corso 37 40 35 48 50
Border Collies 38 38 38 40 44
Basset Hounds 39 39 39 42 42
Collies 40 37 36 36 35
Rhodesian Ridgebacks 41 42 40 39 39
West Highland White Terriers 42 41 41 38 36
Retrievers (Chesapeake Bay) 43 43 42 41 43
Belgian Malinois 44 47 51 60 60
Shiba Inu 45 44 45 47 46
Bichons Frises 46 45 44 44 40
Akitas 47 46 46 46 45
St. Bernards 48 49 50 51 47
Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers 49 50 47 49 51
Bloodhounds 50 52 49 50 48
Bullmastiffs 51 48 43 45 41
Spaniels (English Cocker) 52 56 60 62 62
Papillons 53 53 48 43 38
Portuguese Water Dogs 54 51 52 52 49
Airedale Terriers 55 55 53 57 56
Australian Cattle Dogs 56 54 56 55 58
Samoyeds 57 65 61 68 67
Scottish Terriers 58 58 58 59 55
Alaskan Malamutes 59 59 54 54 57
Bull Terriers 60 57 55 53 52
Whippets 61 60 57 56 59
Pointers (German Wirehaired) 62 64 68 71 71
Dalmatians 63 62 62 66 64
Chinese Shar-Pei 64 61 59 58 54
Wirehaired Pointing Griffons 65 66 66 76 80
Great Pyrenees 66 67 67 75 69
Dogues de Bordeaux 67 63 63 63 65
Cardigan Welsh Corgis 68 69 76 78 75
Cairn Terriers 69 70 70 69 61
Old English Sheepdogs 70 75 74 77 78
Miniature Pinschers 71 68 64 61 53
Setters (Irish) 72 76 72 73 72
Irish Wolfhounds 73 73 69 72 73
Italian Greyhounds 74 72 71 74 66
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs 75 78 78 80 74
Chow Chows 76 74 73 70 70
Lhasa Apsos 77 71 65 67 63
Russell Terriers 78 90 104 105 102
Chinese Crested 79 77 75 65 68
Giant Schnauzers 80 79 81 83 83
Coton de Tulear 81 80 85 31 N/A
Staffordshire Bull Terriers 82 82 79 79 79
American Staffordshire Terriers 83 81 77 84 76
Basenjis 84 88 87 86 85
Bouviers des Flandres 85 83 83 81 82
Anatolian Shepherd Dogs 86 84 92 94 93
Keeshonden 87 92 84 87 86
Pekingese 88 93 80 82 77
Retrievers (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling) 89 87 99 99 97
Standard Schnauzers 90 85 91 90 90
Norwegian Elkhounds 91 94 88 103 103
Border Terriers 92 86 82 85 81
Afghan Hounds 93 113 100 98 95
Brussels Griffons 94 97 95 91 84
Setters (English) 95 102 96 89 91
Retrievers (Flat-Coated) 96 89 86 92 94
Rat Terriers 97 96 101 111 N/A
Spaniels (Boykin) 98 110 107 108 121
Fox Terriers (Wire) 99 101 94 95 96
Leonbergers 100 95 93 104 98
Tibetan Terriers 101 91 90 88 88
Borzois 102 98 89 102 99
Belgian Tervuren 103 107 98 110 108
Setters (Gordon) 104 104 105 100 105
Norwich Terriers 105 103 103 97 89
Silky Terriers 106 100 102 101 92
Neapolitan Mastiffs 107 99 106 114 111
Japanese Chin 108 108 97 93 87
Welsh Terriers 109 111 108 106 104
Schipperkes 110 112 109 109 109
Spinoni Italiani 111 105 112 118 117
Toy Fox Terriers 112 116 110 115 107
Pointers 113 117 114 119 114
Irish Terriers 114 115 113 125 123
Miniature Bull Terriers 115 120 121 129 125
Black Russian Terriers 116 119 116 127 118
Lagotti Romagnoli 117 114 N/A N/A N/A
American Eskimo Dogs 118 122 118 120 110
Parson Russell Terriers 119 109 111 116 100
Belgian Sheepdogs 120 129 120 123 119
Tibetan Spaniels 121 118 115 122 106
Fox Terriers (Smooth) 122 124 122 124 116
Salukis 123 125 132 134 115
Boerboels 124 131 126 64 N/A
Bearded Collies 125 126 119 121 112
American Hairless Terriers 126 106 N/A N/A N/A
Briards 127 132 130 132 127
Norfolk Terriers 128 134 131 131 129
Kerry Blue Terriers 129 127 124 128 126
Black and Tan Coonhounds 130 128 127 126 113
Treeing Walker Coonhounds 131 137 117 112 101
Bluetick Coonhounds 132 121 123 130 128
Spaniels (Welsh Springer) 133 123 128 133 124
English Toy Spaniels 134 130 129 138 135
Manchester Terriers 135 133 137 136 120
German Pinschers 136 146 138 141 130
Australian Terriers 137 136 125 139 122
Lakeland Terriers 138 145 141 149 134
Redbone Coonhounds 139 143 139 148 133
Spaniels (Clumber) 140 144 134 143 131
Beaucerons 141 140 142 145 152
Puli 142 159 154 151 136
Xoloitzcuintli 143 139 135 142 139
Icelandic Sheepdogs 144 153 140 146 142
Spaniels (Field) 145 147 145 137 140
Berger Picards 146 141 N/A N/A N/A
Affenpinschers 147 149 136 144 143
Spanish Water Dogs 148 162 167 113 N/A
Swedish Vallhunds 149 163 155 158 147
Sealyham Terriers 150 155 158 169 158
Bedlington Terriers 151 138 146 140 137
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs 152 161 159 153 155
Tibetan Mastiffs 153 135 133 135 132
Setters (Irish Red and White) 154 142 148 155 145
Wirehaired Vizslas 155 157 156 107 N/A
Greyhounds 156 151 147 147 148
Kuvaszok 157 165 150 161 150
Glen of Imaal Terriers 158 180 168 162 167
Portuguese Podengo Pequenos 159 160 153 166 153
Petits Bassets Griffons Vendeens 160 148 143 150 138
Spaniels (Sussex) 161 172 173 175 162
Pumi 162 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Komondorok 163 177 163 168 159
Spaniels (Irish Water) 164 150 144 152 141
Ibizan Hounds 165 152 160 159 151
Plotts 166 158 149 154 149
Spaniels (American Water) 167 156 157 160 144
Scottish Deerhounds 168 154 152 157 165
Lowchen 169 171 161 165 154
Norwegian Buhunds 170 174 165 172 166
Retrievers (Curly-Coated) 171 164 151 163 163
Skye Terriers 172 178 175 177 161
Finnish Lapphunds 173 173 169 173 171
Pharaoh Hounds 174 168 171 164 160
Canaan Dogs 175 181 170 176 164
Polish Lowland Sheepdogs 176 169 164 170 157
Finnish Spitz 177 179 178 174 170
American English Coonhounds 178 170 166 156 146
Chinooks 179 175 177 171 156
Pyrenean Shepherds 180 176 176 178 169
Bergamasco Sheepdogs 181 184 174 96 N/A
Dandie Dinmont Terriers 182 167 172 167 168
Harriers 183 186 183 181 173
Cirneco dell’Etna 184 183 162 117 N/A
Cesky Terriers 185 182 179 182 174
Otterhounds 186 166 180 179 172
American Foxhounds 187 189 181 180 176
Sloughis 188 185 N/A N/A N/A
English Foxhounds 189 187 184 183 177
Norwegian Lundehunds 190 188 182 184 175

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