Most popular dog breeds

Over 190 dog breeds in a ranked list that shows all of the most popular dog breeds in the world today. Data sources include the American Kennel Club (AKC) and more.

The list ranks the most popular to least popular dog breeds. Check out the videos at the end to learn the origin and history of some popular dog breeds. Yappy little dogs are not winning the contest.

Click on links to see more info about the dog breed on Wikipedia.


Most popular dog breeds of 2021

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. French Bulldog
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. German Shepherd Dog
  5. Poodle
  6. Bulldog
  7. Beagle
  8. Rottweiler
  9. German Shorthaired Pointer
  10. Dachshund
  11. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  12. Australian Shepherd
  13. Yorkshire Terrier
  14. Boxer
  15. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  16. Doberman Pinscher
  17. Great Dane
  18. Miniature Schnauzer
  19. Siberian Huskie
  20. Bernese Mountain Dog
  21. Cane Corso
  22. Shih Tzu
  23. Boston Terrier
  24. Pomeranian
  25. Havanese
  26. English Springer Spaniel
  27. Brittany
  28. Shetland Sheepdog
  29. Cocker Spaniel
  30. Miniature American Shepherd
  31. Border Collie
  32. Vizsla
  33. Pug
  34. Basset Hound
  35. Mastiff
  36. Belgian Malinoi
  37. Chihuahua
  38. Collie
  39. Maltese
  40. Weimaraner
  41. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  42. Shiba Inu
  43. English Cocker Spaniel
  44. Portuguese Water Dog
  45. Newfoundland
  46. West Highland White Terrier
  47. Bichons Frise
  48. Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  49. Dalmatian
  50. Bloodhound
  51. Australian Cattle Dog
  52. Akita
  53. St. Bernard
  54. Papillon
  55. Samoyed
  56. Bullmastiff
  57. Whippet
  58. Scottish Terrier
  59. German Wirehaired Pointer
  60. Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
  61. Bull Terrier
  62. Airedale Terrier
  63. Great Pyrenee
  64. Chinese Shar-Pei
  65. Giant Schnauzer
  66. Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  67. Cardigan Welsh Corgi
  68. Alaskan Malamute
  69. Old English Sheepdog
  70. Dogues de Bordeaux
  71. Irish Setter
  72. Russell Terrier
  73. Italian Greyhound
  74. Cairn Terrier
  75. Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  76. Miniature Pinscher
  77. Chinese Crested
  78. Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
  79. Lagotti Romagnoli
  80. Chow Chow
  81. American Staffordshire Terrier
  82. Biewer Terrier
  83. Coton de Tulear
  84. Lhasa Apso
  85. Irish Wolfhound
  86. Rat Terrier
  87. Basenji
  88. Anatolian Shepherd Dog
  89. Dogo Argentino
  90. Boykin Spaniel
  91. Border Terrier
  92. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
  93. Flat Coated Retriever
  94. Pekingese
  95. Keeshonden
  96. Standard Schnauzer
  97. English Setters Brussels Griffon
  98. Fox Terriers (Wire)
  99. Norwegian Elkhound
  100. Bouviers des Flandre
  101. Leonberger
  102. Belgian Tervuren
  103. Borzoi
  104. Japanese Chin
  105. Neapolitan Mastiff
  106. Miniature Bull Terrier
  107. Spinoni Italiani
  108. Welsh Terrier
  109. Toy Fox Terrier
  110. Norwich Terrier
  111. Tibetan Terrier
  112. Gordon Setter
  113. Afghan Hound
  114. Schipperke
  115. Silky Terrier
  116. Parson Russell Terrier
  117. Boerboel
  118. Xoloitzcuintli
  119. Pointer
  120. Beauceron
  121. American Eskimo Dog
  122. Manchester Terrier
  123. Irish Terrier
  124. Tibetan Spaniel
  125. Welsh Springer Spaniel
  126. Black Russian Terrier
  127. Saluki
  128. Belgian Sheepdog
  129. Norfolk Terrier
  130. Fox Terriers (Smooth)
  131. Greyhound
  132. Bedlington Terrier
  133. Kerry Blue Terrier
  134. American Hairless Terrier
  135. Field Spaniel
  136. English Toy Spaniel
  137. Icelandic Sheepdog
  138. Sealyham Terrier
  139. Bluetick Coonhound
  140. Black and Tan Coonhound
  141. Lakeland Terrier
  142. Bearded Collie
  143. Wirehaired Vizsla
  144. Spanish Water Dog
  145. German Pinscher
  146. Tibetan Mastiff
  147. Barbet
  148. Clumber Spaniel
  149. Briard
  150. Treeing Walker Coonhound
  151. Australian Terrier
  152. Pumik
  153. Irish Red and White Setter
  154. Redbone Coonhound
  155. Nederlandse Kooikerhondje
  156. Lowchen
  157. Scottish Deerhound
  158. Affenpinscher
  159. Swedish Vallhund
  160. Petits Bassets Griffons Vendeen
  161. Portuguese Podengo Pequeno
  162. Berger Picard
  163. Pulik
  164. Irish Water Spaniel
  165. American Water Spaniel
  166. Curly Coated Retriever
  167. Finnish Lapphund
  168. Kuvaszok
  169. Norwegian Buhund
  170. Plott Hound
  171. Chinook
  172. Entlebucher Mountain Dog
  173. Dandie Dinmont Terrier
  174. Glen of Imaal Terrier
  175. Pharaoh Hound
  176. Sussex Spaniel
  177. Otterhound
  178. Bergamasco Sheepdog
  179. Polish Lowland Sheepdog
  180. Skye Terrier
  181. Ibizan Hound
  182. Cirnechi dell’Etna
  183. American English Coonhound
  184. Azawakh
  185. Komondorok
  186. Canaan Dog
  187. Harrier
  188. Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
  189. Cesky Terrier
  190. Finnish Spitz
  191. Pyrenean Shepherd
  192. Sloughi
  193. Belgian Laekenoi
  194. American Foxhound
  195. English Foxhound
  196. Norwegian Lundehund

History of Popular Dog Breeds | Videos