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Labrador Retriever tops list of Seattle's favorite dogs

The Labrador Retriever is Seattle's top dog.
Marvin Kuo
The Labrador Retriever is Seattle's top dog.

The American Kennel Club (AKC) say the Labrador Retriever is Seattle's favorite dog. It's also the top dog nationwide.

Seattle also echoed the nation with the Golden Retriever in second place. New to Seattle's top 10 is the Havanese at #10.

Here's the AKC's top 10 for Seattle:

  • Labrador Retriever
  • Golden Retriever
  •  French Bulldog  
  • German Shepherd Dog
  •  Poodle
  • Yorkshire Terrier
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  •  Boxer/Bulldog (tied for 8th)
  • Havanese

And the AKC's national top 10:

  •    Labrador Retriever
  •    German Shepherd Dog
  •    Beagle
  •    Golden Retriever
  •    Yorkshire Terrier
  •    Bulldog
  •    Boxer
  •    Poodle
  •    Dachshund
  •    Rottweiler
Dave Meyer has been anchoring KNKX news shows since 1987. He grew up along the shores of Hood Canal near Belfair and graduated from Washington State University with degrees in communications and psychology.