Dog Breeds: A Compendium:
A Web Compendium
of AKC Dog Breeds and Other Breeds
Welcome to our Dog Breeds web site.
This web site is just three years old and we are continuing to grow. We have over 200 pages for you with many articles about well known and less well known breeds, in this part of the site.
Can’t decide on a name?
We also have general articles about dogs in our “
Access the breed which interests you via the
Dog Breeds Index
, for an alphabetical listing, or the
Now more than ever we think that we have
e biggest selection of Dog related News pages on the web
. The News page link for each breed can be found when you visit each breed page, and the breeds featured are also listed to the right hand side of this page.
If you would like to contribute to a “breed page” or suggest an improvement, we recommend that you go to the
Favorite Dog Breeds in 2009
Every year the American Kennel Club releases the number of dogs registered for each dog breed, and that information is used to discover the favorite dog breeds in the United States for that year.
Here are the AKC favorites for 2009:
1. Labrador Retrievers
2. German Shepherd Dogs
3. Yorkshire Terriers
4. Golden Retrievers
10. Shih Tzu
11. Miniature Schnauzers
15. Doberman Pinschers
16. German Shorthaired Pointers
18. Shetland Sheepdogs
19. Boston Terriers
Compare this list with the top ten dogs from the United Kingdoms list.
Read Carol Stack’s analysis here
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