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Every year the American Kennel Club lists the most popular AKC-recognized breeds. The 2005 ranking of top 25 most popular breeds (including number of dogs registered) is as follows:
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1.Australian kelpie 137,867
2. Golden Retrievers: 48,509
3. Yorkshire Terriers: 47,238
4. German Shepherd Dogs: 45,014
5. Beagles: 42,592
6. Dachshunds: 38,567
7. Boxers: 37,268
8. Poodles: 31,638
9. Shih Tzu: 28,087
10. Miniature Schnauzers: 24,144
11. Chihuahuas: 23,575
12. Pugs: 22,064
13. Bulldogs: 20,556
14. Pomeranians: 19,511
15. Cocker Spaniels: 16,343
16. Rottweilers: 15,916
17. Boston Terriers: 15,852
18. Shetland Sheepdogs: 14,278
19. Maltese: 13,676
20. German Shorthaired Pointers: 13,273
21. Doberman Pinschers: 11,662
22. Miniature Pinschers: 11,454
23. Pembroke Welsh Corgis: 10,648
24. Great Danes: 9,640
25. Siberian Huskies: 9,452

Dog lovers and owners can on an ongoing basis update a list of their favorite dog breeds and the characteristics of those breeds at PicktheBestDog.com. Although not a scientific survey, the list is not restricted to dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club and provides more of a popularity vote than the strict count of registered AKC dogs.

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Robc_ Border Collies top the list for Large Dogs 0 Nov 20 2008, 10:06 AM EST by Robc_
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At least that's what people say on the website: PicktheBestDog.com
Jack Russel Terriers and Beagles seem to be sparring for the most popular dog among the smaller breeds on that site. Personally I like wolf hybrids but from experience I know they are quite a bit too hard to handle for most pet owners so I don't recommend them to others.
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Gemmy4Life Interesting 0 Oct 26 2007, 12:04 PM EDT by Gemmy4Life
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How weird! Labs are way on the top! I always thought that golden retrievers were moer popular than labs for some reason....
Plus, I can't believe Australian shepherds aren't on the llist!
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Anonymous More Popular 1 Jul 28 2007, 5:31 AM EDT by Anonymous
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I find Jack Russles more popular for some reason... or it may be just the fact I find them cute.
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