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LM Says Woof on National Dog Day

Jay Reeves and his dog AnnieDid you know August 26 was National Dog Day?

If you’re not a Fido fancier, you probably neither knew or cared.

But if you have a close friend named Max or Charlie or Buddy (the most popular names for male dogs) or Bella, Lucy or Daisy (most popular female names), you’ve probably got the date marked in red on your calendar.

40 Most Popular Dog Breeds

There are 78 million pet dogs in the US, according to the ASPCA. Forty-four percent of American households have at least one dog (compared to 35 percent with cats).

In honor of Lawyers Mutual’s 40th anniversary, here are the 40 most popular dog breeds in the US:

1. Labrador Retriever

2. German Shepherd

3. Golden Retriever

4. Bulldog

5. Beagle

6. French Bulldog

7. Poodle

8. Rottweiler

9. Yorkshire Terrier

10. Boxer

11. Pointer

12. Siberian Husky

13. Boxer

14. Great Dane

15. Doberman Pinscher

16. Australian Shepherd

17. Miniature Schnauzer

18. Pembroke Welsh Corgi

19. King Charles Spaniel

20. Shih Tzu

21. Boston terrier

22. Pomeranian

23. Havanese

24. Shetland Sheepdog

25. Brittany Spaniel

26. English Springer Spaniel

27. Bernese Mountain Dog

28. Mastiff

29. Cocker Spaniel

30. Chihuahua

31. Vizslas

32. Pug

33. Maltese

34. Weimeraner

35. Newfoundland

36. Miniature American Shepherd

37. Collie

38. Border Collie

39. Basset Hound

40. Cane Corso

Check out Lawyers Mutual's Facebook page today for some of the team's fur family! 

Sources:

· American Kennel Club http://www.akc.org/content/news/articles/popular-dog-names-2016/ · ASPCA https://www.aspca.org/animal-homelessness/shelter-intake-and-surrender/pet-statistics

About the Author

Jay Reeves

jay.reeves@ymail.com | 919-619-2441

Jay Reeves practiced law in North Carolina and South Carolina. Over the course of his 35-year career he was a solo practitioner, corporate lawyer, legal editor, Legal Aid staff attorney and insurance risk manager. Today he helps lawyers and firms put more mojo in their practice through marketing, work-life balance and reclaiming passion for what they do. He is available for consultations, retreats and presentations.

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