Top Dog Breeds in the US in 2017, including the Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever and French Bulldog

The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2016

Today, the American Kennel Club announced the results of their annual survey of the most popular dog breeds in America, and once again, the Labrador Retriever took the top spot. For 26 years in a row, the Lab has been #1 on the list, which is determined by the AKC based on the number of registrations received. In fact, 2016’s top 6 breeds are the same as last year’s list. 

Rather than just tell you the rest of the breeds, we thought we’d show you. Here are 2016’s top 10 most popular dog breeds, starring 35 gorgeous DogWatch Dogs from across the country (and one Canadian dog, too)!

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Great dog photos

How to Take Great Pet Photographs

You know your dog is the best dog out there, right? His smiles are the widest, he perks up adorably and his head tilts – they’re something else. But how do you prove it to the world? Photos, of course. But when it comes to capturing your pet’s unique looks and spirit on camera, it’s easier said than done.

The DogWatch team knows how you feel (and we have plenty of blurry pics to prove it). To help you out, we have consulted the experts. Here are their tips to take that elusive, perfect pet photo.
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Skunk and Skunked Dog

Well, that Stinks! What to do When Your Dog Gets Sprayed by a Skunk

Skunk. A single word that fills even the most intrepid dog owner with dread. The smell, the nightmare of getting it off, the waste of perfectly good tomato juice… Let’s face it, nothing about your dog getting sprayed by a skunk is pleasant. Unfortunately, one of our own dogs was the victim of a quite vigorous skunking (in her face, no less!) this past weekend, which sent us to the good old internet to see what we could find for a treatment. What we found was a wealth of information and a course of action that made a huge difference for poor Lucy! We’re sharing what we learned here to help you should you find your own pup in this predicament.
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