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French Bulldog Takes the Crown as America's Most Popular Dog Breed, Ending Labrador Retriever's 31-Year Reign

In an unprecedented twist, the Labrador retriever—longstanding champion of America’s dog breeds for over three decades—has gracefully relinquished its title. A new era emerges with the rise of the French Bulldog. French Bulldog, Emergence of the Frenchie Renaissance Witness the ascent of the endearing French bulldog, a petite charmer, now claiming the throne as the United States’ most favored dog breed. The announcement comes from the American Kennel Club‘s (AKC) 2022 rankings, unveiled on Wednesday, marking a monumental shift. After maintaining its supremacy for 31 years, the Lab gracefully descended to the second position, allowing the spotlight to shift onto the French bulldog. French Bulldog, A Journey to the Pinnacle The journey to this zenith has been one of steady progression for the French bulldog, as underscored by the AKC’s registration statistics. Remarkably, in 2012, the French bulldog stood at the 14th spot in the American breed hierarchy. An incredible…

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