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

#13 The Dachshund

Dachshund Although the modern Dachshund was developed in Germany, historians believe that short-legged, long-bodied dogs similar in appearance to the beloved “wiener dog” date all the way back to ancient …

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#12 The Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies The Siberian Husky is a well-loved dog originating from Russia that belongs to the Spitz family, which is widely considered to be among the oldest of canine genetic …

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#11 The German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointers While the exact origin of German Shorthaired Pointers (GSPs) is unknown, there is strong evidence that this dog is descended from a number of European hunting breeds …

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#10 The Boxer

Boxers Unlike some breeds, the Boxer’s history is very well known, with all dogs able to be traced back to one common ancestor: Molossus, a large shepherd-type dog.  Molussus’ lineage …

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#9 The Rottweiler

Rottweilers The Rottweiler is a distinguished breed with a long history dating to ancient Rome, where it was originally used to drive and guard cattle for the military. The breed, …

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# 8 The Poodle

Poodles The poodle’s history is widely debated; however one thing that is for certain is the poodle originated in Europe. Whether you believe the poodle first made its debut in …

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