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Saint Bernard wearing a barrel collar laying down in the grass.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top Ten Breeds Of The 1890s
Accepted into AKC in 1885, the Saint Bernard swiftly rose to the position of the most popular dog of the 1890s. To this day, it is the only giant breed to secure the country’s top position as well as the only number-one breed to never appear in the top ten again. In later decades, two […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1890s/ | February 13, 2015
Collie standing in profile in a field.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1900s
The Collie, on a continual climb since its number-seven position in the 1880s, became the number-one breed of the first decade of the new century. The breed ranked in the top ten breeds for seven decades of the 20th century. The number-two breed of the decade, the Boston Terrier, became the first small companion dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1900s/ | February 13, 2015
Boston Terrier puppy standing up on a picnic table outdoors.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1910s
The Boston Terrier, a top-ten breed for six decades of the 20th century, has reached the number-one position twice, including in the 1910s. The Airedale Terrier reached the number-two position, the highest the breed would ever claim, appearing in the top ten for three consecutive decades and then never regaining its national popularity. The decade […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1910s/ | February 13, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1920s
Accepted in 1908, the German Shepherd Dog overtook the Boston Terrier in 1925 and became the number-one dog of the 1920s. The breed then disappeared from the top ten until after World War II, when it reemerged as the number-six dog of the 1950s and has remained among the most popular breeds to the present […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1920s/ | February 13, 2015
Boston Terrier walking in the grass.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1930s
The Boston Terrier became the first breed to enjoy the number-one position for two decades, though the breed fell to the number-two position in the 1920s after its initial reign atop the list in the 1910s. The records of the Boston Terrier Club of America show that the breed was number-one or number-two for every […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1930s/ | February 13, 2015
Cocker Spaniel running in the yard.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1940s
No doubt spurred on by the famous Best in Show wins of My Own Brucie in the early 1940s, accompanied by this handsome dog’s likeness appearing on the cover of Life, the Cocker Spaniel became the country’s number-one dog. The breed enjoyed the number-one ranking for sixteen years, from 1936 to 1952. Although the Pekingese […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1940s/ | February 13, 2015
Beagle on leash sniffing in the grass.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1950s
The only breed to rank in the top ten breeds every decade since the founding of the American Kennel Club became the nation’s top breed in the 1950s—the Beagle. Not coincidentally, Charles Schultz’s pet Beagle, Snoopy, made his illustrious first appearance in national newspapers on October 4, 1950, and swiftly became a pop phenomenon. The […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1950s/ | February 13, 2015
Labrador retriever laying next to a young girl blowing bubbles in the park.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Most Popular Breeds Of The 2000s
Every year, the AKC releases the list of most popular breeds. But which breeds were top 10 from 2000-2009? Find out here!
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/popular-breeds-of-the-2000s/ | February 14, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts What Does it Really Mean to be a Terrier Anyway?
We often hear dog shows accused of being nothing but “beauty contests.” In reality, they’re organized more like job fairs. At AKC shows, dogs are exhibited in seven groups organized by the original work the breeds were created to do. The dog judged best in each group becomes one of the final seven to vie […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/what-does-it-really-mean-to-be-a-terrier-anyway/ | February 16, 2015
Expert Advice: Conformation How Does a Dog Win Westminster?
As you look down at the Best in Show judging from your seat in the nosebleed section at Madison Square Garden (or from your own couch), you might be inclined to offer your own take on which dog is worthy of the top honor at Westminster.“That pug is the cutest dog in the ring,” you […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/how-does-a-dog-win-westminster/ | February 17, 2015

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