Top Dog Breeds of All Time

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There is no doubt that we love our doggoes! Whether small or tall, fuzzy, furry, or fluffy; for many families, a house isn't a home without at least one canine companion to greet us at the door after a long day of work. While several new dog varieties have entered the canine scene in recent years, there are many breeds which are considered tried and true family favorites. It's hard for us to imagine the landscape of our communities without these familiar furry faces as they have become a part of the fabric of our world. With so many great dog breeds to choose from, here are the top breeds on the list of all-time favorites.

#1 Labrador Retriever

It is no surprise that the Labrador Retriever tops the list as the #1 most popular breed of all time. A dog known for its friendly nature and love of children, it's hard to resist the charm of this pawsome doggo. Loyal to its family and affectionate too, it's easy to see why families adore the Labrador Retriever!

#2 German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is a versatile dog that fits into most families very well. Highly intelligent and easy to train, the German Shepherd is game for just about any adventure you've got up your sleeve. A breed also known for its loyalty and friendliness, the German Shepherd makes a woofderful family pet!

#3 Golden Retriever

A cheery breed known for its beauty and gentle ways, the Golden Retriever earns two paws up as a family-fur-iendly breed. A dog with an easygoing nature, the Golden Retriever fits well into any home and lifestyle. Open to affection and exceptionally good with children, it's not hard to see why many people find this breed to be pawsitively awesome.
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#4 French Bulldog

If you like a little comic relief in your life, the French Bulldog might just be the dog for you! The French Bulldog is a happy little fellow, and those who own this breed find his entertaining ways to be quite charming. A versatile little pup, the Frenchie is equally at home on the sofa as he is strolling down Park Avenue.

#5 English Bulldog

The English Bulldog is an old and distinguished looking breed who cannot be mistaken for any other! This Bully's sweet nature and gentle lumber is enough to soften the hardest of hearts. This breed is known for its easygoing ways, but don't be fooled; the English Bulldog still enjoys getting out for his daily walk to strut his stuff.

#6 Beagle

When it comes to cute factor, it's hard to beat the Beagle! This dog has a characteristic bay that is sure to bring a smile to your face each time you hear it. An exceptionally friendly breed, the Beagle is quite simply a joy to be around and delights in the company of its favorite people.

#7 Poodle

The Poodle is a highly intelligent dog. Not just a pretty face, the Poodle is easy to train, affectionate, and exceptionally versatile. Available in toy, miniature, and standard versions, there is a Poodle to fit any dwelling whether large or small. Best of all, this doggo loves to please its family, making it a pleasant companion animal.

#8 Rottweiler

Don't be deceived by this pup's burly appearance, as the Rottweiler is a dog that is pure heart! A courageous breed, the Rottweiler makes a pawrific family companion if well-socialized from puppyhood. Not a breed for the novice owner, this pup requires consistent training and firm expectations. But with a family committed to helping this breed succeed, the Rottweiler can be an amazing canine friend!

#9 Yorkshire Terrier

If you like your dogs with a side of sass, the Yorkshire Terrier is the doggo for you! Small of stature, but big on attitude, it's not hard to see why the Yorkshire Terrier is the breed of choice for many families. If cuddles and kisses top your dog wish list, you will get all of that and more with this adorable little dog!

#10 Mixed Breeds

Who can resist the appeal of a mixed breed? Available in all shapes, sizes, colors, and coat types, you are sure to find the pawrfect mixed breed dog you are looking for. Cute, silly, and fun-loving too, you'll have a ball with your mixed breed pal whether you're curled up on the couch or off on an adventure.