In the battle for the title of best dog breeds, it's the big guys who came out on top this year. Take a look at the pups who nuzzled their way into the American Kennel Club's most popular list for 2012.
Jan. 31, 2013
1. Labrador Retriever
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For the 22nd consecutive year, the loyal Lab has taken the top spot on the AKC’s annual list. Gentle, playful and family-friendly, the Labrador Retriever loves to live an active lifestyle. They’re easily trained and are known to be constant companions to every member of the family.
2011 Ranking: 1
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