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The Most Popular Dog Names of 2016

How did your dog get his or her name? Did you name them after someone – say, a character from your favorite book or movie? Perhaps you picked something funny, or more traditional, or even something wild and crazy? Whatever you choose, the act of naming your pup is a big decision – and often a fun one, too!

Pet sitting website Rover.com announced the results of a survey of dog owners to see which names are the most popular among their many users nationwide. The top 10 most popular dog names in the U.S. this year are: Read post »

DogWatch's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide Part 1 - Gifts for Dogs

DogWatch’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, Part 1: 10 Gifts Your Dog Will Love

The DogWatch Annual Holiday Gift Guide is back, and ready to help you impress and delight everyone on your list – both human and canine! Part One of our guide is a list of 10 creative, brilliant and just plain fun gift ideas for your dog! After all, they give you smiles and cuddles all year – why not return the favor? Read post »

Pumi, American Hairless Terrier and Sloughi - Westminster Kennel Club

3 New Breeds to Compete in 2017 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

This year, three newly eligible dog breeds will join the club to compete at the biggest dog show in America – the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show! Before they hit the stage, we’ve gathered some fun facts about each of the unique new breeds. Enjoy, and good luck to all the dogs competing at Madison Square Garden in New York City! Read post »

Dog Halloween Costume Ideas 2016, featuring photos from Ellen Mingo Schreier, Donna Sellers, Walter F. Aparicio, Laurie Gallo Felber (Facebook), and oliverthegoldendoodle and shelterpets_az (Instagram).

Howl-O-Ween 2016: 5 Creative Halloween Dog Costume Ideas

Didn’t find your pet’s perfect costume in our “10 Homemade Halloween Dog Costume Ideas for Beginners to Experts” post? Never fear, DogWatch is here to help! We’ve found 5 more fantastic, trendy options to highlight your dog’s unique looks, personality and attitude. Try one out this Halloween, and don’t forget to snap a photo and enter our 3rd Annual DogWatch Halloween Photo Contest! Read post »