American Kennel Club is celebrating their 126th anniversary this year! Wow, I didn’t know they were that old.

Each year the American Kennel Club releases the litter registration statistics they have received. They recently released their 2009 report of the most registered dog breeds in the USA.

America’s favorite dog breeds in 2009 are:

Top Ten Most Popular AKC Dog Breeds of 2009

  1. Hope_Pink-Purple_Girl_6_Weeks_064Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Yorkshire Terrier
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Beagle
  6. Boxer
  7. Bulldog
  8. Dachshund
  9. Poodle
  10. Shih Tzu

Want to compare to last year’s? Check out: AKC Top Breeds of 2008