Just in time for the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, here’s a look at the nation’s most popular dogs.
No. 1: Labrador retriever. Micki Berman (holds Ace, a Labrador retriever puppy, with Shayna Maydela, a grown Labrador Retriever, at an American Kennel Club press conference in New York where the most popular dogs in the United States were announced. The top five are Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Beagle and Bulldog according to AKC registration statistics. This is the 22nd year in a row that the Lab has been the country's most popular dog.STAN HONDA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES