Labrador retriever top Minneapolis dog in 2008
The American Kennel Club announced thetop dogs of 2008
according to their registration figures. AKC lists the national as well as those for major cities. The labrador retriever topped both the Minneapolis and national lists.
Here is the Minneapolis list:
"While Minneapolis-St. Paul keeps the nation's two most popular Sporting dogs in the top positions, it also added the Brittany and English Springer Spaniel - which are an unusual pair to see on any urban city's Top 10 list," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Plus, with the Rottweiler and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel also quite popular, there is no room for national favorites like the Beagle, Dachshund, Bulldog or Shih Tzu."
Here is the national list:
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.