Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America

Originally from Newfoundland, Labrador retrievers were bred to work with fishermen.

1. Labrador Retriever

German Shepherds originated in Germany and were used for herding.

2. German Shepherd

Originated in the Scottish Highlands, Golden Retrievers were hunting dogs.

3. Golden Retriever

Beagles are believed to have originated in England, where they were used for hunting rabbits.

4. Beagles

Also known as the English Bulldog, they were originally used for bull-herding.

5. Bulldog

The Yorkshire Terrier was originally used to catch rats in the textile mills in Yorkshire, England.

6. Yorkshire Terrier

Boxers originated in Germany and are known for their intelligence and excellence in obedience training.

7. Boxer

Rottweiler originated from Roman shepherd dogs. They are intelligent, powerful and have high stamina.

9. Rottweiler

Dachshund originated in Germany and was bred to hunt badgers.

10. Dachshund