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New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Dog

How are your New Year’s resolutions going so far? Need an extra boost to keep it up during the rest of 2018? Why not include your dog in the action?

The DogWatch Hidden Fences team thinks that dogs make everything more fun – and we’ve come up with some ideas to energize your resolutions with the help of man’s (and woman’s) best friend!
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DogWatch Dogs with popular names

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 »

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 »

black lab puppy with no name

5 Cool Dog Names for Your New Puppy

Picking the perfect dog name is never easy. What name will best suit his or her unique personality? Which name won’t I mind saying over and over again in puppy kindergarten? If you’re at a loss, try one of these five trendy, memorable and meaningful options. Maybe your dog’s new name is on this list, or it will inspire you to find your own unique name for your new best friend!  Read post »