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

#19 The Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu The Shih Tzu (also called the Chrysanthemum Dog) is an ancient breed dating back more than 2000 years. Although the exact origins of the Shih Tzu are unknown, …

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#17 The Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherds The Australian Shepherd is one of few dog breeds to be developed in the United States, despite its name suggesting it originated in Australia. In all actuality, this …

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#16 The Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer Another breed with primary roots in Germany is the Miniature Schnauzer, which originated in the latter half of the 1800’s when the Standard Schnauzer was crossed with smaller …

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#15 The Great Dane

Great Danes The Great Dane is one of the largest dog breeds on Earth, with the World Record holder for tallest dog being a Great Dane named Zeus, who stood …

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#14 The Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinschers Doberman Pinschers are a relatively young breed, not having been developed until the 1890’s in Germany. The story of their conception is both interesting and serendipitous.  Karl Friedrich …

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