French Bulldogs Take the Top Spot as Most Popular Breed in Los Angeles

Frenchies are very popular among Angelenos

Playful, Adaptable Breed with an Even Temperament

The French Bulldog took Los Angeles’s top spot in the American Kennel Club’s (AKC®) annual ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S.

The French Bulldog was also recognized as the #1 pup in Miami, FL and Detroit, MI.

It’s the battle of the Retrievers this year in Los Angeles as the Golden Retriever takes the Labrador Retrievers spot as 3rd most popular breed.

“The French Bulldog is coming in hot this year,” said AKC Executive Secretary Gina DiNardo. “This family friendly breed is making its way into everyone’s hearts.”

Los Angles’s top 5 breeds for 2023:

1. French Bulldogs

2. Bulldogs

3. Golden Retrievers

4. Poodles

5. Labrador Retrievers

*Registration data pulled from Los Angles’s zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service

The American Kennel Club also announced its nationwide rankings today. The playful and adaptable French Bulldog is America’s most popular breed for the second consecutive year,

Since overtaking the loveable Labrador Retriever as the most popular breed, the French Bulldog’s popularity has continued to surge.

The breed is playful, adaptable and has an even temperament. Frenchies are very popular among city dwellers, as they’re also portable and get along with almost anyone.

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