by Dwain Hebda | Photography By Jamison Mosley
America’s most popular breed, the Labrador Retriever is a friendly, outgoing and high-spirited companion who makes a great family pet.
Loyal, confident and courageous — the German shepherd is distinctive for its noble character, work ethic and high intelligence.
Consistently one of America’s most popular breeds, the golden retriever is a serious worker from hunting, to guiding the blind to search-and-rescue.
Especially popular among city dwellers, the Frenchie is a playful, adaptable and even-tempered breed that’s one of the world’s most popular small dogs.
As tender as his appearance is tenacious, the bulldog is a kind, docile companion with a courageous streak. Loyal to the core, the breed is equally at home in town or country.
The easygoing beagle has long been a family favorite, thanks to a social nature and loyal disposition. Happy-go-lucky and funny, the breed does cute like no other.
Don’t let the curly coat and often-elaborate haircuts fool you. The highly-intelligent Poodle, in all its variations, is canine royalty and an outstanding athlete.
Though hounded by a reputation for fierceness, with proper training, the Rottweiler is unmatched as a gentle playmate and protector of its family.
German Shorthaired Pointer
Enthusiastic and flashy, the medium-sized German shorthaired pointer is a gundog that thrives in active households where it craves action and lots of attention.
Glossy and dainty in appearance, the Yorkie’s tenacity and spunk is often underestimated. Feisty and brave, it’s a terrier through and through.
Source and photos: American Kennel Club’s 2018 Most Popular Dog Breeds (akc.org)
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