Chicago’s top dogs: A few surprises, John Drummond

SHARE Chicago’s top dogs: A few surprises, John Drummond

Labs remain the most popular dog. That’s not a surprise, but there were a couple surprises in the top breeds for Chicago, in figures from 2009 pulled together by the American Kennel Club. Notably, bulldogs were third, John Drummond..

Here’s the Chicago top five from the AKC:

Chicago’s Most Popular Breeds 2009 1. Labrador Retriever 2. German Shepherd Dog 3. Bulldog 4. Yorkshire Terrier 5. Golden Retriever * Registration data pulled from Chicago zip codes as specified by U.S. Postal Service Although its top two breeds are standing strong, Chicagoans remain ahead of the national trend with local favorite the Bulldog in the third spot, said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. Its short, stocky body was practically made to withstand the weather in the Windy City

For the complete story on most popular overall breeds, click here

Here’s the top 10 dog breeds from the PR Newswire story, and thanks for the tip on

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

Not sure what it means that the bulldog is so much higher in Chicago. Homage to Drummond?

What can I say, YouTube is a wonderful thing, and finding this clip of Drummond in one of his most memorable moments made my morning.

And brought back some wonderful memories of years when we actually expected the Bears to reach the Big Game..

The Latest
Her heart-shaped face, topped by bouffant hair with a flower accent, conveyed an impression of sweet innocence that was quickly shattered by her loud, gravelly delivery and acidic humor, expletives included.
The cards, scarcely bigger than letter paper, promoted the cinematic romances, comedies and adventures of early Hollywood.
Cousins has struggled by his own standards this season — he has an 84.1 passer rating, which looks a lot more like a Chicago quarterback — but the Bears can ill afford to ignore him Sunday.
The Bears’ quarterback seems to have stumbled through the first month of the 2022 season. But offensive coordinator Luke Getsy sees a quarterback on the rise. “He’s gotten better each week. I think he’s growing tremendously,” Getsy said.
Booting, however, is headed in the opposite direction. It’s down 12.6% — from 27,656 of the wheel-locking devices applied through June 30 of 2021 to just 24,158 vehicles booted during the same period this year.