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What are the top dogs in your city?

By: Noel Kirkpatrick on Feb. 3, 2011, 6:17 a.m.
Labrador Retriever

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Chicago: Labrador retriever

The intelligent and friendly labrador retriever is the most popular dog in the United States overall (for the 20th straight year) and a popular breed in many cities, including Chicago. With its yellow, black or chocolate fur, the labrador retriever comes in a few colors and is also very trainable. Just be sure to keep your labrador retriever well-groomed since this breed tends to shed.