Wondering if your dog made the list for top five dog breeds in the country? Well, the American Kennel Club has announced the top five dog breeds in the country, and for the 25th year in a row, the Labrador Retriever has made the number one spot. If you have a Lab, then you have the best dog breed for the 25th year in a row, according to ABC News. Labs are easy to train and great with families, according to Gina DiNardo, the director of the American Kennel Club.
Going back from No. 5 to No. 2, the breed named in the fifth place spot is the Beagle. Beagle’s are loyal, are called the “best barkers in the bunch,” and are great with kids and families. Beagles, according to DiNardo, are also easy to groom and actually get along great with other dogs.
The Bulldog made it to No. 4, and the Golden Retriever made it to the No. 3 spot. Golden Retrievers are devoted and loyal to their owners. Ready for No. 2? That spot went to the most loyal dog of all, the German Shepherd. However, none of these dog breeds, although all of them are great, could stand up to the number one spot with the Lab.
According to the AKC registry, the Lab has been in the running for number one dog breed for the longest time of any dog breed ever. Twenty-five years is a long time to be the top dog breed, so those who have this breed should be very proud they have the best breed in the country.
Although the Lab has been in the top spot for 25 years now, many other dog breeds, according to AKC.org, have been jumping ahead to get to the number one spot for a while now. In fact, according to the website, the French Bulldog, although No. 2 in New York City, has jumped from ninth place in the country to sixth place from 2014 to 2015.
What do you think? Did your dog’s breed make it to the number one spot? Did your dog make it into the top five? Sound off with your opinion on this in the comments and let everyone know what you think about the top five dog breeds in the country.
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