The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S., based on registration statistics, and the Labrador Retriever has topped the list for the 20th year in a row. Click through to see the list of the top 10, as well as photos from the announcement event at the Kennel Club offices.

2010 Most Popular
Dogs in the U.S.
2009 Ranking
1. Labrador Retriever 1. Labrador Retriever
2. German Shepherd Dog 2. German Shepherd Dog
3. Yorkshire Terrier 3. Yorkshire Terrier
4. Beagle 4. Golden Retriever
5. Golden Retriever 5. Beagle
6. Bulldog 6. Boxer
7. Boxer 7. Bulldog
8. Dachshund 8. Dachshund
9. Poodle 9. Poodle
10. Shih Tzu 10. Shih Tzu