The 25 Most Popular Dog Breeds In The United States

most popular dog breeds

According to the American Kennel Club, there are a whopping 192 registered dog breeds currently in existence. With that many breeds, obviously some are more popular than others. For instance, when was the last time you saw someone walking their Puli, their Bergamasco Shepherd, or their Azawakh through the neighborhood? Exactly. Golden Retrievers, however, are a different story.

As of 2017, it is estimated that there are around 89.7 million dogs living as pets in the United States, spread among approximately 60 million households, and those numbers are on the rise. So which of the almost 200 dog breeds are the most popular? Here are the most popular dog breeds in the United States.