Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the US in 2022

1. French Bulldog

Ironically, the French Bulldog was actually bred in England. The breed traveled to France with English lacemakers, which is where they became most popular.

2. German Shepherd

German Shepherds have long been used for police and military work. Their high levels of intelligence and adaptability make them easier to train than many breeds.

3. Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever has been the most popular dog breed in America for 30 years running. It is a recognizable breed that most people adore.

4. Poodle

With regal attitudes and such wild haircuts, you might be surprised to find out what a great family dog a Poodle can make.

5. Bulldog

The Bulldogs are muscular, wrinkly, distinct-looking dogs with an appearance that belies their friendly and good-natured temperaments.

6. Beagle

Bred to hunt in packs, Beagles are social animals that do well in groups or as a single dog. They make just as excellent family dogs, thanks to their friendly and happy demeanor.

7. Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are adept learners and can be trained well because they have high levels of intelligence and seem to truly enjoy training and working.

8. Rottweiler

Rottweilers are big pups, with males reaching heights of 27 inches and weighing up to 135 pounds. They’re known to be confident and trustworthy guardians and watchdogs.

9. Pembroke Welsh Corgi

With a body somewhat similar to a Dachshund, low to the ground and elongated, but a face that’s all its own and completely adorable, it’s no wonder that the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is such a popular breed.

10. Dachshund

Available in both standard and miniature sizes, the Dachshund is an iconic dog with a very long but low-slung body that’s sitting atop stubby legs.