10 Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2023 (with Pictures) Breeds, Monthly Cost

Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever: Top dog for 30th year! Lovable, energetic, and intelligent breed. Requires an active home and loves family time.

French Bulldog

French Bulldog: Rising in popularity, top small breed. Adorable personality, low exercise needs. Ideal for urban living. Expensive and health considerations apply.

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd Dog: Loyal and hardworking breed. Great for families, wary of strangers. Requires ample exercise and mental stimulation.

Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever: Popular, affectionate, and loyal breed. Cheerful disposition, intelligent, and strong work ethic. Ideal as guide dogs and family companions.


Bulldog: Muscular, low-slung body with a cheerful smile. Affectionate and loves to snuggle. Requires moderate exercise and caution in warm weather. Not strong swimmers.


Poodle: Three sizes: Standard, Miniature, and Toy. Intelligent, athletic, and trainable. Great for outdoor adventures. Popular for creating mixed breeds. Labradoodle, Cockapoo, Goldendoodle.


Beagle: Loyal and independent. Cheerful and happy. Active breed. Adores company. Strong scent-following instincts. Caution off-leash. Fence-jumpers.


Rottweiler: Muscular and strong. Gentle and loyal with family. Aloof with strangers. Adores loved ones. High energy. Intelligent. Need mental and physical exercise.

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointer: Versatile hunting breed. Energetic and athletic. Intelligent and trainable. Affectionate and loyal. Requires regular exercise and mental stimulation.


Dachshund: Small but mighty. Long-bodied and short-legged. Playful and curious. Can be stubborn at times. Good with families and children. May have a strong prey drive