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Aww-some: Take your Wednesday puppy break

American Kennel Club spokesperson Gina DiNardo announced America’s favorite five dog breeds of 2012 on TODAY this morning — and she brought with her some aww-worthy puppies for us all to admire (and daydream about dognapping). May their furry, friendly faces make the afternoon a little sweeter. More from TODAY Pets:Which breed is America's top dog of 2012?2 new breeds join Westminster Kennel C
@nmoralesnbc poses with one of the top dog breeds of 2012. #golden
@nmoralesnbc poses with one of the top dog breeds of 2012. #goldenToday

American Kennel Club spokesperson Gina DiNardo announced America’s favorite five dog breeds of 2012 on TODAY this morning — and she brought with her some aww-worthy puppies for us all to admire (and daydream about dognapping). May their furry, friendly faces make the afternoon a little sweeter.


What a face! The wrinkly, big-headed bulldog made the AKC's top five breeds.
What a face! The wrinkly, big-headed bulldog made the AKC's top five breeds.TODAY / Today
Someone's a little sleepy.
Someone's a little sleepy.TODAY / Today
This little beagle put his best face forward.
This little beagle put his best face forward.TODAY / Today
Loyal boy: The sturdy German shepherd was the second most popular breed of 2012.
Loyal boy: The sturdy German shepherd was the second most popular breed of 2012.TODAY / Today

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Which breeds top the list as the most adored four-legged friends in the country? The American Kennel Club ranks the most popular.