Dogs may be man's best friend, but it would appear that some best friends are more popular than others!
The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of the top breeds in the United States based on registration statistics compiled over 2010. This year included some changes in the top 10 from previous years, including signs that the bulldog is becoming a popular choice for pet lovers.
We take a look at some of the most popular dog breeds across the country, with a snapshot from the biggest cities as well as a few cities with different tastes. Is your favorite on the list? (Information from the American Kennel Club; text by Noel Kirkpatrick)