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Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in 2014

The American Kennel Club has recently released their list of the 10 most popular dog breeds of 2014, with the Labrador Retriever taking the number one spot for the 24th year in a row. Congratulations to this intelligent and family friend breed!

Now, take a look at 2014’s most popular dog breeds. You may have one or two of these breeds.

1. Labrador Retriever
Friendly, active, outgoing. They are high-spirited and not afraid to show it.
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2. German Shepherd
Smart, confident, courageous, and steady. The breed is very fond of children once a relationship is established.
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3. Golden Retriever
Intelligent, friendly, and devoted.They are used successfully in field trials, hunting, obedience, and as guide dogs for the blind.
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4. Bulldog
Calm, courageous, and friendly; dignified but amusing. They won’t beg to be exercised, but they require regular walks and the occasional romp.
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5. Beagle
Loving and lovable, happy, easygoing, and companionable. They are scent hounds used primarily for hunting rabbits to large hares.
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6. Yorkshire Terrier
Sprightly, tomboyish, and affectionate. They are spirited dogs, true to their working-terrier roots.
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7. Poodle
Proud, active and very smart. They are enthusiastic walkers, runners, and swimmers.
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8. Boxer
Fun-loving, bright, active and loyal. They have desire for human affection, especially from children.
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9. French Bulldog
Playful, smart, adaptable, and completely irresistible. They are indoor dogs, but require air conditioning in warm weather.
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10. Rottweiler
Reserved with strangers and affectionate and loyal with his family. They love to show off and please their owners.
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Too sad for Dachshunds. They slipped from 10th to 11th.