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Top Dog Breeds by City in 2008

By: Courtesy of the American Kennel Club

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Cincinnati's Top Dogs
1. Labrador Retriever
2. Boxer
3. Golden Retriever
4. Yorkshire Terrier
5. German Shepherd Dog
6. Bulldog
7. Poodle
8. Shih Tzu
9. Pug
10. Dachshund

Registration data pulled from Cincinnati zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service
"The Pug regained its spot in Cincinnati's Top 10 after falling to nineteenth place in 2007," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Boxer took over second place on the local list, knocking the German Shepherd from second place in 2007 to fifth."

Cleveland's Top Dogs
1. Labrador Retriever
2. Golden Retriever
3. Boxer
4. German Shepherd Dog
5. Yorkshire Terrier
6. Shih Tzu
7. Bulldog
8. Poodle
9. Miniature Schnauzer
10. Doberman Pinscher

Registration data pulled from Cleveland zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service
"The breeds included in Cleveland's 2008 Top 10 are nearly the same as those on their 2007 list, with the exception of the Doberman Pinscher replacing the Dachshund in tenth place," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Cleveland citizens continue to remain dedicated to their perennial favorites."

Columbus' Top Dogs
1. Labrador Retriever
2. German Shepherd Dog
3. Yorkshire Terrier
4. Boxer
5. Golden Retriever
6. Poodle
7. Bulldog
8. Miniature Schnauzer
9. Dachshund
10. Doberman Pinscher/Pug

Registration data pulled from Columbus zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service
Miniature Schnauzer and Bulldog tied with for 7

"The Bulldog has mimicked the national trend by moving up two spots to rank seventh in Columbus this year," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Yorkshire Terrier has also risen three spots to the third ranking, nearly matching its nationwide position."

Dallas' Top Dogs
1. Labrador Retriever
2. German Shepherd Dog
3. Golden Retriever
4. Yorkshire Terrier
5. Bulldog
6. Boxer
7. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
8. Dachshund
9. Miniature Schnauzer
10. Rottweiler

Registration data pulled from Dallas zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service
Dachshund and Miniature Schnauzer tied for # 7

"The belief that everything is bigger in Texas holds true for the Dallas registration statistics this year," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Smaller breeds like the Yorkie and Cavalier have moved down the list, while the German Shepherd (up two spots from 2007) and Bulldog (up six spots from 2007) have gained popularity."

Denver's Top Dogs
1. Labrador Retriever
2. Golden Retriever
3. German Shepherd Dog
4. Bulldog
5. Boxer
6. Poodle
7. Yorkshire Terrier
8. Dachshund
9. German Shorthaired Pointer
10. Rottweiler

Registration data pulled from Denver zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service
"Active, outdoorsy Denver residents appreciate the same sporty qualities in their dogs, so their Top 10 features manly Sporting and Working breeds such as the Lab, Boxer Rottweiler, and German Shorthaired Pointer," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "These are great dogs to take on long walks or hikes – only the Yorkshire Terrier is meant solely for companionship."

Des Moines' Top Dogs
1. Labrador Retriever
2. Boxer
3. German Shepherd Dog
4. Golden Retriever
5. Poodle
6. Bulldog
7. Mastiff
8. Miniature Schnauzer
9. Rottweiler
10. Cocker Spaniel

Registration data pulled from Des Moines zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service
Mastiff and Bulldog tied for 6th
Rottweiler and Cocker Spaniedl tied for 9th
"After rising in popularity nationally the Bulldog finally makes its appearance on Des Moines' Top 10 list by jumping from fourteenth place in 2007 to sixth most popular breed in 2008," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "While the Yorkshire Terrier ranks second nationally, the breed is not on Des Moines' list, ranking only twenty-fifth in the city."

Detroit's Top Dogs
1. German Shepherd Dog
2. Yorkshire Terrier
3. Labrador Retriever
4. Rottweiler
5. Shih Tzu
6. Golden Retriever
7. Poodle
8. Cocker Spaniel
9. Bullmastiff
10. Bulldog /Pomeranian

Registration data pulled from Detroit zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service
"Detroit has caught up to the rest of the nation's Bulldog craze," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Bulldog leapt from twentieth in 2007 to the tenth spot this year. Otherwise, Detroit remains devoted to traditionally hard-working breeds such as the German Shepherd, Rottweiler and Bullmastiff, and remains one of the few cities that does not feature the Lab in its top spot."


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