The Most Popular dog breed in......
is the Labrador Retriever
The 3rd Most Popular
dog breed is.....
is the Golden Retriever
|AKC Meet the Breeds®
The Golden Retriever, with its
intelligence and eager to please attitude, is
one of the most popular breeds in the United
States according to AKC® registration
statistics. The working ability that has made
the Golden Retriever such a useful hunting
companion also make him an ideal guide,
assistance and search and rescue dog. The
golden-colored coat is the hallmark of this
versatile breed, and can range from light to
The gentle, intelligent
Labrador Retriever from
Canada continues to be
the most popular breed in
the United States,
according to AKC®
This versatile hunting
breed comes in three colors
- yellow, black and
chocolate - and because of
his aptitude to please his
master they excel as
guide dogs for the blind,
as part of
or in narcotics detection
with law enforcement.
•The first three American Kennel Club Obedience
Champions were Golden Retrievers.
•President Gerald Ford had a pet Golden
Retriever named Liberty.
•There are British, Canadian, and American
versions of the breed.
•They have been known to take care of other
animals, even kittens!