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The 10 Dog Breeds Rising Fastest in Popularity

Statistical numbers come from the American Kennel Club (AKC) annual ranking of most popular breeds.

#1 – French Bulldog


The French Bulldog has jumped from number 54 in 2003 to number 11 in 2013. This is a huge surge in popularity for this compact canine. The Labrador (Who has held the number one spot in the AKC rankings for 20+ years) just may be knocked off its pedestal by the French Bulldog at this rate.

#2 – English Bulldog


The English Bulldog has been holding steady at number 5 in the ranking for two years. In 2003 They were number 16.

#3 – Havanese


The national dog of Cuba, the Havanese has jumped from number 55 to number 25 in the last ten years. These little charmers will undoubtedly continue their climb into the top ten within the next ten years.

#4 – Rottweiler


This sturdy dog has been slowly climbing his way back into good standing. From number 15 in 2003 the Rottweiler holds steady at number 9 for the second year in a row.

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