Labrador retriever tops list of most popular dogs in America

For the 29th year in a row, the Labrador retriever has topped the list of most popular dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club registry list, a record honor for the breed.

Labradors are cited as excellent pets due to their friendliness, stable temperament, athleticism and versatility, as well as their ability to be easily and well trained.

“It’s a do-it-all breed that needs to be around its humans,” Erin Henlon-Hall, a longtime breeder from Villa Ridge, Missouri, told AKC. following, obedience. It’s as American as baseball, hot dogs and apple pie.

The German Shepherd, Golden Retriever and French Bulldog all trailed the Labradors, but the Pembroke Welsh Corgi entered the top ten for the first time, knocking out the Yorkshire Terrier.

Both Jimmy Fallon and Jennifer Garner have added golden retrievers to their families in recent years. The “The Tonight Show” host even featured his dog, Gary, on his show on several occasions. He let her vote in the 2012 presidential election.

Gary also made an appearance this week on Fallon’s Instagram, hacking the host’s iPad to call his friend, a bearded dragon named Jeremy, voiced by Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz respectively.

Jennifer Garner has made her pup Birdie one of the stars of her Instagram page, sharing adorable photos of her golden retriever over the years.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson adopted two French bulldogs, Brutus and Hobbs, in 2015. Although Brutus died in 2015 after eating a poisonous mushroom, the ‘Jumanji 2: The Next Level’ star gave Hobbs a few walks while they are quarantined for some fresh air.

“We walked Hobbs a mile down the road so he could get some fresh air and figure out who can take him home because he was too tired,” Johnson wrote. “I still love this little SOB. And ironically, that’s also how I hold and carry @kevinhart4real. Stay healthy and safe, my friends.

Hugh Jackman was caught by the paparazzi on April 16 walking his two French bulldogs, sharing the hilarious photo on Instagram before it started circulating on the internet.

“Crushed,” he captioned the photo. “I thought it best to share this before the paparazzi do. ​​(In my defense…that’s all clean.).

Comedian and former “Saturday Night Live” writer John Mulaney has jumped on the French Bulldog bandwagon, even creating a separate Instagram for his pup Petunia.

“She’s my wife and my daughter,” Mulaney joked to Ellen DeGeneres in 2014 about a photo of his wife and their dog. “Having a French Bulldog puppy is fun. It’s like having a baby who is also a grandmother.

As for the corgis, it is a breed beloved by Queen Elizabeth II, who has surrounded herself with small dogs since her childhood. She even received a corgi as a gift for her 18th birthday named Susan, who raised several other corgis into the royal family.