One look at the American Kennel Club’s “most popular dogs” list will tell you that labrador retrievers are the country’s number-one dog of choice. And not just in 2020. That particular breed has held the top spot in America for 29 years straight! But the AKC list doesn’t give you the whole picture. For one thing, it only takes into account dog breeds that it officially recognizes. The poll is also based on the amount of those canines registered in the U.S.A. That’s why we decided to dig a little deeper.