“Two new dog breeds were added to the AKC breeds list in 2013, including the Russell Terrier and Treeing Walker Coonhound”
The AKC Dog Breeds list for 2013 ranks the popularity of AKC registered breeds based on registration statistics, with links to pictures, details on size, color, temperament, health, training and more. The following list of dog breeds is updated for 2013, including 2 newly recognized breeds. The list is ranked from most popular dog breeds to the least popular.
Now in its 129th year, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) tracks registration statistics on purebred dogs. two new dog breeds were added to the AKC breeds list in 2013, including the Russell Terrier, Treeing Walker Coonhound.
For help choosing a dog to fit your lifestyle, our dog breeds page has a list of questions to help you make a decision. Return to this list to learn more about individual breeds when you are ready.
If you are interested in a Yorkipoo, a Labradoodle or another “designer dog,” learn more about designer dog breeds and hybrid dogs before making your decision. There really is more to think about than you might imagine.
If you have allergy sufferers in your house, learn about hypoallergenic dogs like the Poodle, Shih-Tzu or Yorkshire Terrier. Is there really such a thing as a “hypoallergenic” dog? Learn more before you leap.
NOTE: For more information on any of these AKC Dog Breeds, click the breed name.
**Added to AKC Dog Breeds Registry for the first time in 2012
*Added to AKC Registry for the first time in 2011
AKC dog breeds list only includes purebred dog breeds recognized by the
AKC. The list is ranked by popularity based on the AKC’s 2013
There are hundreds more to choose from, including designer dogs, hybrid dogs, hypoallergenic dogs, other popular mixed dog breeds
or breeds listed through the AKC’s Foundation Stock Service®, i.e.,
purebred breeds not currently registrable with the American Kennel Club.