Los Angeles Times

No. 1: Labrador Retriever

Shayna Maydela, a Labrador Retriever, at an American Kennel Club press conference January 30, 2013 in New York where the most popular dogs in the US were announced. The top five are Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Beagle and Bulldog according to AKC registration statistics.STAN HONDA, AFPGetty Images