NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — For the 22nd year in a row, the Labrador Retriever is America’s top dog.
The American Kennel Club released its top 10 list of the nation’s most popular dog breeds on Wednesday.READ MORE: New York City Workers, Supporters March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Approaching Vaccine Mandate
AKC spokeswoman Lisa Peterson said breeds like Labs are predictable, durable and steady and make great family dogs.
“They’re a great service dog, therapy dog, they’re wonderful as guide dogs for the blind and they’re also valuable hunting companions as well,” Peterson told 1010 WINS. “Because they do so many things so well, it continues to make them the most popular.”READ MORE: NYPD Officers Testify As Judicial Inquiry Into 2014 Death Of Eric Garner Gets Underway
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The German Shepherd held on to its No. 2 spot while the Golden Retriever nosed out the Beagle for No. 3. The Beagle is now fourth.
The Bulldog, Yorkshire Terrier, Boxer, Poodle, Rottweiler and Dachshund round out the rest of the pack.MORE NEWS: Kason Parker Arrested In Deadly Stabbing Of 27-Year-Old Meghan Kiefer On Front Lawn Of Coram Home
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