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American Kennel Club's most popular dog breeds of 2016

Labradors and bulldogs are currently among the 10 most popular dog breeds in Nassau and Suffolk counties. They join eight other breeds on the AKC's latest rankings, which include some familiar pup faces -- and a few first-timers that Long Islanders are buying and adopting right now.

10. Poodle

The poodle was the 10th most popular dog
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The poodle was the 10th most popular dog on Long Island in 2016 -- and the seventh most popular dog nationwide.

9. Havanese

The Havanese comes in at No. 9 on
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The Havanese comes in at No. 9 on the AKC's 2016 list of most popular dog breeds on Long Island despite not appearing at all on the nationwide list.

8. Cavalier King Charles spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles spaniel holds the No.
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The Cavalier King Charles spaniel holds the No. 8 spot on the list of Long Island's most popular dog breeds, but didn't make the nationwide top 10 list.

7. Boxer

The boxer comes in seventh this year on
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The boxer comes in seventh this year on Long Island. It ranked 10th nationwide on the American Kennel Club's list of the most popular dog breeds. Pictured: A boxer competes in the Westminster Dog Show in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2014.

6. French bulldog

The French bulldog held onto its No. 6
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The French bulldog held onto its No. 6 spot for another year on the AKC's 2016 ranking of the most popular dog breeds on Long Island.

5. Rottweiler

The Rottweiler came in fifth on the AKC's
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The Rottweiler came in fifth on the AKC's list of the most popular dog breeds on Long Island in 2016 -- three spots ahead of its No. 8 ranking nationwide.

4. Bulldog

Long Islanders can't get enough of that grumpy
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Long Islanders can't get enough of that grumpy face. The bulldog ranked No. 4 across Long Island and the nation, holding firmly to its spot from a year earlier.

3. Golden retriever

The golden retriever ranked third both on the
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The golden retriever ranked third both on the Long Island and U.S. lists of the most popular dog breeds in 2016.

2. German shepherd

The German shepherd is the second-most popular dog
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The German shepherd is the second-most popular dog breed both on Long Island and in the United States.

1. Labrador retriever

The Labrador retriever ranks first in the hearts
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The Labrador retriever ranks first in the hearts of Long Island dog owners. The breed also topped the list of popular breeds in the United States, holding on to its top ranking from 2015.

BONUS: Beagle

Although the beagle didn't make the top 10
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Although the beagle didn't make the top 10 list of popular dogs on Long Island, it holds the No. 5 spot nationwide.

BONUS: Yorkshire terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier didn't rank among the top
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The Yorkshire Terrier didn't rank among the top dog breeds on Long Island but holds the No. 9 spot in the U.S.

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