The Labrador Retriever topped the list of most loved dog breeds in Israel in 2008, according to figures released by the Agriculture Ministry's Veterinary Services last week. The "smiling" and patient Labrador was followed at the top of the list by the noisy and jumpy Pinscher, which was awarded the respectable title of Israel's most popular dog breed in 2007.
My beloved Standard Poodle was no where to be found on the list. :-(
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