The Most Popular Dog Breeds in America, Ranked 

By Jessica Learish
Published: 10:10 AM August 11, 2021
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Who could resist this face? Certainly not your average American. Statistics show, in the United States, there are more households with dogs than ones with human children. These furry, four-legged friends come in all shapes and sizes. Dogs' personalities can also be affected by their DNA — some breeds are known for being stoic and serious, while others are goofy and playful well into their senior years.

Each year, the American Kennel Club ranks the most popular dog breeds in the country. We ranked the top 50 here.

So, which breeds are you most likely to see out for an afternoon walk when you step outside your home? Keep going to find out.