Monthly Archives: November 2019

By The Numbers: Most & Least Popular Dog Breeds Over the Years

Dog Breeds. In 1991, the Labrador Retriever began its uninterrupted reign as the most popular breed in the U.S., ending the Cocker Spaniel’s 23 years in the top position. As the No. 1 breed of the 1940s, the Cocker Spaniel, enjoyed a renaissance in the ’80s, climbing back into the top spot from 1983–1990. That feat meant […]