Dogs are humans’ best friend. They are loyal, loving, playful and caring. They can be your best pals and the most dependable friend. In a recent poll by American Kennel Club, 10 breeds of dogs were identified as America’s favourite. Most are a regular on this list, while some are new. Check it out before you decide on your perfect pet breed.
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With loving, calm, confident and affectionate personality, these dogs date back to Roman Empire. They are mostly used in search and rescue operations and to guide the blind and elderly.
Bold, curious and a little mischievous, these dogs make a perfect family dog. They are devoted to the family. They are also found in many different colors and patterns.
Pleasant, happy, sensitive, graceful and intelligent, they make an excellent companion. Their fur is known to heal many allergies too.
Gentle and playful, these cute lads with strong bodies and a square shape face are increasingly becoming popular with the masses. Their face and movements while playing looks as if its boxing, hence giving him his name.
Found in various colours and patterns, it can look a bit intimidating at first because of its large body, though it affectionate, dependable and gentle with kids. It is a catch if you have small kids around.
- Yorkshire Terrier
These excellent watchdogs are energetic, loyal and clever. They have long and silky fur which needs proper grooming.
- Golden Retriever
With their blonde fur, playful and pleasant nature, they are a perfect family dog and have retained that status and liking for years now. Highly intelligent, it can learn over 200 commands with proper training.
Spunky and loyal, they make great family dogs. They are great with kids. They can be quite mischievous too at times which make it a bit of a patience work to train them.
- German Shepherd
Loyal, obedient, cheerful, courageous and highly intelligent, this breed makes for a perfect guard dog. They are great with other pets and children. They have a tendency to stick close to their family and should be trained to socialize from early ages.
With an outgoing nature, and an eagerness to please their owners, Labradors are the sweetheart of America and the most popular breed.