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American Kennel Club Top 31, Most Popular Dog Breeds in America

#25 The Mastiff

Mastiffs The Mastiff (also known as the English Mastiff), is a giant-breed dog that is believed to be an ancestor to the large dogs depicted in ancient artwork, such as …

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#24 The Havanese

Havanese The Havanese breed has a rich history, including its naming as the National dog of Cuba as well as returning from the brink of extinction in the United States …

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#23 The Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdogs Although the history of the Shetland Sheepdog is obscure, the original Sheltie was used for herding sheep on the Shetland Islands and was much smaller than the modern …

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#22 The Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers The Boston Terrier is an American-born breed, originating in Boston in 1870. The original ancestor to all Boston Terriers is Hooper’s Judge, a Bull/Terrier type dog.  The offspring …

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#21 The Pomeranian

Pomeranians As a relative to the Spitz family, Pomeranians are descended from large, Arctic-dwelling working breeds, particularly the German Spitz. Although the origins of the Pomeranian are largely unknown, it …

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#20 The Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgis Although modern Corgi popularity is largely due to the breed’s unique aesthetic as opposed to its working ability, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi can be traced back to …

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