The American Kennel Club released its 2017 list of the most popular dogs in America. So what are the most popular dog breeds? Click through to see which ones made the cut!
The trusty and loyal Labrador retriever has been the most popular dog breed in the United States for 26 years. Originally from Newfoundland, Labs were once used by fisherman to help round up stray fish and pull in nets. Later, breeders bred them to help hunters retrieve game. The Lab's gentle, people-pleasing personality makes it excellent for therapy, search-and-rescue and families.