TABLE 2

Distribution of numbers of offspring per sire and per dam, numbers of popular sires (≥100 offspring) and popular dams (≥40 offspring), and percentage of all sires and dams that are “popular”

Sire offspringPopular siresDam offspringPopular dams
BreedMaximumMedianNo.%MaximumMedianNo.%
Akita Inu306916152840.0
Boxer110183724496250.0
English bulldog43097743650
Chow chow21282223550
Rough collie775712833950
Golden retriever138610792105983281
Greyhound45701750
German shepherd dog1479885146775091
Labrador retriever19119133857286391
English springer spaniel253872712626890.3