Dog Breeds/Traits

Dog Tails Dogs of the Month Murphy, Kip and Velvet

Dog Tails Dog of the Month: Murphy, Kip and Velvet

Get ready, because this month’s Dog Tails Dogs of the Month are always on the move! Border Collies Kip and Velvet and Jack Russell Terrier Murphy hail from Essex, Ontario, Canada. Young, athletic and smart, these three DogWatch dogs enjoy participating in a variety of dog sports. We spoke to mom Emily Renaud about training her dogs, bringing a special needs dog into her family and keeping her high-energy pack busy and active! Read post »

Dog Tails Dog of the Month Bear

Dog Tails Dog of the Month: Bear the German Shepherd

This month’s Dog Tails Dog of the Month is Bear, a handsome, playful German Shepherd from Hilliard, OH. We found out about Bear from Emily and Pat West of DogWatch of Columbus. They had recently worked with Bear’s dad Ike Morris to help him resolve a difficult behavior of Bear’s that had completely disrupted the household – Bear would not stop barking at his tail. We reached out to Ike to ask him about Bear, training with the BigLeash Remote Trainer, and life with an energetic, athletic and loyal German Shepherd Dog! Read post »

Dogs of the Month Sapphire and Onyx the Great Danes

Dog Tails Dog of the Month: Sapphire Blue and Onyx Moon the Great Danes

We have not one but TWO Dog Tails Dogs of the Month for June! Sapphire Blue and Onyx Moon are a pair of 10 month old Great Dane sisters from Pittsburgh, PA. We found them on Instagram, where the pair have attracted over 800 followers with their adorable photos and videos. We reached out to their proud dog dad Jason, and asked him all about his two puppies, their (much smaller) dog sibling, their new DogWatch Hidden Fence, raising Great Danes and making friends on social media. Read post »

Damon in front - Sled Dogs in Wallgau Bavaria

5 Amazing Facts About Sled Dogs

In honor of Alaska’s famous annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, we bring you 5 remarkable facts about sled dogs. While we recognize that the Iditarod is a difficult, challenging and sometime dangerous endeavor for the dogs, it draws upon a long and storied tradition of dog and human partnerships. From historic race teams to legendary dogs who saved an entire city, these stories showcase the inspiring and indefatigable spirit of these amazing dogs.
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