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The Most Popular Dog Breeds in Each State

Alvin Ward

The results are in: Americans love Labrador retrievers! They're also pretty fond of German shepherds and golden retrievers. Using data from the American Kennel Club, we illustrated the first, second, and third most popular breeds per state. Click the maps to enlarge. 

The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly. This one comes from our Assistant Designer, Chloe Effron.