Popularity may be a fickle thing, but when it comes to dogs, some breeds are reigning champions. The AKC releases a list of the most popular dog breeds every May, and while there's some fluctuation on the charts, a few dogs remain undefeated in their charm and popularity.
Most people don't need to resort to hunting for survival. But the primal bond between human and canine remains. And many dogs in the Sporting Group retain the instincts they were originally bred for. So if you have a passion for hunting and gaming, odds are you're familiar with these popular hunting breeds.
Despite the phrase "fighting like cats and dogs," there's no reason you can't incorporate dogs into a cat household. There are just some breeds that work better than others. If you want to bring a dog into your feline household, these are the best dog breeds out there.
Small breed dogs appeal to people for a lot of reasons - the amount of space they require, their extended lifespan, their varied lifespans - and there's a breed to suit just about every personality. Selecting the best dog for you depends entirely on what you're looking for.