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What are the top dogs in your city?

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

Photo: ajburcar/Flickr

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Washington, D.C.: Poodle

The poodle tied with the bulldog and the French bulldog for fourth place in Washington, D.C. As with many dogs on the list, the poodle's reputation overshadows its true characteristics. Associated with pampering and being more beautiful than smart, the poodle is actually very intelligent, and its hypoallergenic fur makes it ideal for some homeowners.

Didn't see your favorite pooch on the list? See the full chart of favorite dogs by city at the AKC website.