Dec 06 2013

Most Popular Dog Breeds Based on AKC Registrations 2002, 2007, 2011, 2012

American Kennel Club 2012 Dog Registration Statistics
Historical Comparisons & Notable Trends

  RANKING
BREED

2012

2011

2007

2002

Labrador Retrievers

1

1

1

1

German Shepherd Dogs

2

2

3

3

Golden Retrievers

3

4

4

2

Beagles

4

3

5

4

Bulldogs

5

6

10

18

Yorkshire Terriers

6

5

2

6

Boxers

7

7

6

7

Poodles

8

8

8

8

Rottweilers

9

10

15

13

Dachshunds

10

9

7

5

Shih Tzu

11

11

9

10

Doberman Pinschers

12

13

21

23

Miniature Schnauzers

13

12

11

11

French Bulldogs

14

18

34

58

German Shorthaired Pointers

15

15

18

22

Siberian Huskies

16

16

24

21

Great Danes

17

19

23

28

Chihuahuas

18

14

12

9

Pomeranians

19

17

13

12

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

20

21

25

40

Shetland Sheepdogs

21

20

20

16

Australian Shepherds

22

24

33

35

Boston Terriers

23

22

16

17

Pembroke Welsh Corgis

24

25

22

25

Maltese

25

23

19

20

Mastiffs

26

28

28

34

Cocker Spaniels

27

27

17

15

Havanese

28

31

37

64

English Springer Spaniels

29

29

27

27

Pugs

30

26

14

14

Brittanys

31

30

29

30

Weimaraners

32

32

30

29

Bernese Mountain Dogs

33

34

41

51

Vizslas

34

37

42

46

Collies

35

36

38

32

West Highland White Terriers

36

35

35

31

Papillons

37

38

36

38

Bichons Frises

38

39

32

26

Bullmastiffs

39

40

40

47

Basset Hounds

40

41

31

24

Rhodesian Ridgebacks

41

44

53

57

Newfoundlands

42

43

44

45

Russell Terriers**

43

N/A

N/A

N/A

Border Collies

44

45

54

63

Akitas

45

47

51

41

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers

46

46

47

42

Miniature Pinschers

47

42

26

19

Bloodhounds

48

48

43

49

St. Bernards

49

49

39

37

Shiba Inu

50

53

67

55

Bull Terriers

51

51

58

79

Chinese Shar-Pei

52

50

46

39

Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers

53

52

62

56

Airedale Terriers

54

55

55

48

Portuguese Water Dogs

55

56

65

73

Whippets

56

57

61

60

Alaskan Malamutes

57

58

56

53

Scottish Terriers

58

54

45

44

Australian Cattle Dogs

59

60

64

71

Cane Corso

60

67

N/A

N/A

Lhasa Apsos

61

62

49

36

Chinese Crested

62

61

52

62

Cairn Terriers

63

59

48

43

English Cocker Spaniels

64

63

69

75

Dalmatians

65

73

77

68

Italian Greyhounds

66

65

59

52

Dogues de Bordeaux

67

66

N/A

N/A

Samoyeds

68

69

73

69

Chow Chows

69

68

63

54

German Wirehaired Pointers

70

75

70

76

Belgian Malinois

71

74

79

90

Great Pyrenees

72

71

57

50

Pekingese

73

64

50

33

Irish Setters

74

70

66

59

Cardigan Welsh Corgis

75

81

78

82

Staffordshire Bull Terriers

76

76

85

91

Irish Wolfhounds

77

79

80

83

Old English Sheepdogs

78

84

72

67

American Staffordshire Terriers

79

72

68

61

Bouviers des Flandres

80

83

84

81

Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs

81

82

90

97

Japanese Chin

82

78

71

74

Tibetan Terriers

83

86

92

92

Brussels Griffons

84

77

60

78

Wirehaired Pointing Griffons

85

92

105

113

Border Terriers

86

80

81

86

English Setters

87

87

93

94

Basenjis

88

93

89

77

Standard Schnauzers

89

91

102

101

Silky Terriers

90

85

74

66

Flat-Coated Retrievers

91

90

100

98

Norwich Terriers

92

89

95

102

Afghan Hounds

93

88

94

89

Giant Schnauzers

94

95

83

80

Borzois

95

102

98

88

Wire Fox Terriers

96

100

82

70

Parson Russell Terriers

97

97

75

65

Schipperkes

98

105

86

72

Gordon Setters

99

94

91

84

Treeing Walker Coonhounds** 

100

N/A

N/A

N/A

Keeshonden

101

98

99

85

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers

102

107

110

N/A

Toy Fox Terriers

103

101

88

N/A

Leonbergers

104

103

N/A

N/A

Norwegian Elkhounds

105

96

96

87

Belgian Tervuren

106

108

103

104

Anatolian Shepherd Dogs

107

111

111

126

Welsh Terriers

108

99

97

93

Black and Tan Coonhounds

109

109

136

125

Pointers

110

115

106

99

Tibetan Spaniels

111

114

104

100

Neapolitan Mastiffs

112

110

115

N/A

American Eskimo Dogs

113

116

109

103

Spinoni Italiani

114

123

117

114

Smooth Fox Terriers

115

113

101

95

Boykin Spaniels

116

138

N/A

N/A

Bearded Collies

117

112

107

96

Salukis

118

117

118

108

Norfolk Terriers

119

120

112

110

Black Russian Terriers

120

128

131

N/A

Manchester Terriers

121

119

113

107

Briards

122

125

123

115

Australian Terriers

123

121

108

106

Belgian Sheepdogs

124

118

119

109

Welsh Springer Spaniels

125

130

124

112

Miniature Bull Terriers

126

127

127

132

Petits Bassets Griffons Vendeens

127

131

120

116

Kerry Blue Terriers

128

124

114

105

Tibetan Mastiffs

129

122

128

N/A

Irish Terriers

130

132

126

111

Clumber Spaniels

131

133

122

120

Redbone Coonhounds

132

126

N/A

N/A

Bluetick Coonhounds

133

136

N/A

N/A

English Toy Spaniels

134

129

121

121

Lakeland Terriers

135

135

130

124

German Pinschers

136

137

135

N/A

Xoloitzcuintli

137

155

N/A

N/A

Affenpinschers

138

139

125

117

Scottish Deerhounds

139

142

137

122

Beaucerons

140

144

76

N/A

American Water Spaniels

141

157

138

119

Ibizan Hounds

142

149

140

144

Icelandic Sheepdogs

143

143

N/A

N/A

Bedlington Terriers

144

134

129

118

Pulik

145

156

141

129

Greyhounds

146

140

133

123

Field Spaniels

147

141

132

131

Swedish Vallhunds

148

153

87

N/A

American English Coonhounds

149

33

N/A

N/A

Plotts

150

145

116

N/A

Kuvaszok

151

148

134

127

Polish Lowland Sheepdogs

152

159

142

133

Curly-Coated Retrievers

153

154

143

128

Irish Water Spaniels

154

150

147

134

Irish Red and White Setters

155

147

N/A

N/A

Lowchen

156

152

139

130

Entlebucher Mountain Dogs

157

146

N/A

N/A

Pharaoh Hounds

158

151

145

135

Canaan Dogs

159

168

153

138

Finnish Spitz

160

167

151

143

Sealyham Terriers

161

163

146

137

Glen of Imaal Terriers

162

158

149

N/A

Norwegian Buhunds

163

165

N/A

N/A

Finnish Lapphunds

164

104

N/A

N/A

Pyrenean Shepherds

165

162

N/A

N/A

Skye Terriers

166

164

152

142

Sussex Spaniels

167

161

154

136

Otterhounds

168

169

156

147

Komondorok

169

166

144

141

Dandie Dinmont Terriers

170

160

148

139

Harriers

171

172

150

146

American Foxhounds

172

173

155

140

Norwegian Lundehunds

173

170

N/A

N/A

Cesky Terriers

174

106

N/A

N/A

English Foxhounds

175

171

157

145

 

NOTES:

** – New breeds entered in AKC registry in 2012.

N/A – Breeds not yet AKC recognized during the year indicated.

Most Notable Dog Trends in 2012:

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