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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! 


· American Kennel Club · ASPCA

About the Author

Jay Reeves

Jay Reeves practiced law in North Carolina and South Carolina. He was Legal Editor at Lawyers Weekly and Risk Manager at Lawyers Mutual. He is the author of The Most Powerful Attorney in the World, a collection of short stories from a law life well-lived, which as the seasons pass becomes less about law and liability and more about loss, love, longing, laughter and life's lasting luminescence.

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