Top 10 Most Common Dog Breeds in America As Pets

Dogs are by far one of the most well-known pets to have not only in America but all-around the world. Their individual personalities, unconditional love & affection helps make them a good companion for many men, women and families.

Nevertheless, not all breeds are the exact same. Some canine breeds are far more well-known than others. Here, we have listed the leading ten most common dog breeds in America and why they are so popular.


Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is the most common dog breed to have as a pet in America because it is a gorgeous looking dog that can come in a range of various colors from brown to black. It is a well-known dog since it can be a household pet and a hunting dog.  Moms and dads like that it is kind, agile, trusting, outgoing, extremely well behaved with kids and also easy to train. It is no surprise to see why this breed is ranked as #1.


Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a elegant dog that is a common winner at dog shows. Quite a few people dislike this dog due to the fact it has a temperament and grace that separates it from other varieties of dog breeds. This small sized dog breed is a popular with those who are wealthy.


German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is often a preferred choice for the police and as a household pet.  They also have been used to as watchdogs. These large breeds are also incredibly intelligent and easily trainable, making them a popular popular choice in the USA.


Golden Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is not the only retriever dog lovers like. The Golden Retriever is also a breed that many people love. Its main distinction is its golden furry coat that appeals to a lot of individuals. It also has very smart and easy to train which makes it a good choice to have as a pet.

The Beagle is a one of the most iconic breeds in American history that has flourished as a superior hunter of little game. Nevertheless, it’s more current historical past is far not in being a hunting dog but one that can be an ideal pet in households that do not have much of an energetic lifestyle. They tend to be amiable, intelligent, determined, and even tempered.



The Boxer is a strong, intelligent dog breed that originated in Germany. Like many German dogs, it has a unique look & a number of eye-catching qualities that men and women worldwide like. They are fearless, cheerful, devoted, loyal, calm and playful.



The Dachshund is definitely an adorable small dog breed. This attribute of possesing a small stature, short legs and a long body makes it a preferred choice as a pet for many individuals. For people searching for a small breed that is clever, stubborn, devoted, and playful this would be a good one to have.



The Poodle is a formal dog breed that comes in 3 varieties: The standard poodle, the miniature poodle, and the toy poodle. They are intelligent, alert, faithful active, and trainable.


Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is a toy dog breed, weighing from 8-16 lbs. They are popular due to them being clever, affectionate, lively, spunky and alert.



The Bulldog is a medium sized breed. It is muscular with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose. People love the fact that they are willful, docile, friendly and gregarious.

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