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Shayna Maydela, a Labrador retriever, sits at an (Credit: Getty Images)

Shayna Maydela, a Labrador retriever, sits at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Most popular dogs in the U.S.

The American Kennel Club announces the most popular dogs in America. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Shayna Maydela, a Labrador retriever, sits at an
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Shayna Maydela, a Labrador retriever, sits at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Tsunami, a German shepherd puppy, gets a snack
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Tsunami, a German shepherd puppy, gets a snack at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

From left, Major, a golden retriever; Max, a
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From left, Major, a golden retriever; Max, a beagle; and Munch, a bulldog, are showcased at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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Major, a golden retriever, relaxes at an American
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Major, a golden retriever, relaxes at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Two beagles -- Max, left, and Shiloh --
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Two beagles -- Max, left, and Shiloh -- are showcased at a American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Two Labrador retrievers -- Shayna, left, and Ace
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Two Labrador retrievers -- Shayna, left, and Ace -- play at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Micki Berman holds Ace, a Labrador retriever puppy,
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Micki Berman holds Ace, a Labrador retriever puppy, as Shayna Maydela, a grown Labrador retriever, sits nearby at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

A golden retriever puppy named Gibbs sits at
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A golden retriever puppy named Gibbs sits at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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Two golden retrievers -- Major, left, and Gibbs
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Two golden retrievers -- Major, left, and Gibbs -- are showcased at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Shayna Maydela, a Labrador retriever, sits at an
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Shayna Maydela, a Labrador retriever, sits at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Shiloh, a beagle puppy, is showcased at an
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Shiloh, a beagle puppy, is showcased at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

The American Kennel Club discusses the release of
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The American Kennel Club discusses the release of the club's annual list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. at a Manhattan news conference. The club says that for the 22nd straight year, the Labrador retriever is the nation's most popular dog. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Dominique, a bulldog puppy, is shown at an
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Dominique, a bulldog puppy, is shown at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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A chocolate Lab is photographed by the media
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A chocolate Lab is photographed by the media following a news conference by the American Kennel Club to discuss the release of the club's annual list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. (Jan. 30, 2013)

Major, a golden retriever, is showcased at an
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Major, a golden retriever, is showcased at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

A beagle puppy named Shiloh rests during a
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A beagle puppy named Shiloh rests during a news conference at the American Kennel Club in Manhattan. (Jan. 30, 2013)

A German shepherd puppy named Tsunami is showcased
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A German shepherd puppy named Tsunami is showcased at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

A bulldog named Munch, left, and a puppy
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A bulldog named Munch, left, and a puppy named Dominique are showcased at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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A German shepherd named Commander is showcased at
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A German shepherd named Commander is showcased at an American Kennel Club news conference in Manhattan, where a list of the nation's most popular dogs was announced. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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