Black Labrador Retriever

The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2020

Today, the American Kennel Club announced that, for the 30th year in a row, the Labrador Retriever has earned the top spot on their annual survey of the most popular dog breeds in America. The AKC based their list on the number of registrations received in 2020.

For the first time, the French Bulldog earned the #2 spot on the list, bumping the German Shepherd and Golden Retriever to #3 and #4, respectively. There is one new arrival on the list – the Dachshund, who jumped up from 12th place in 2019 to the 10th spot in 2020.

Here’s the full list of 2020’s top 10 most popular dog breeds, starring some adorable DogWatch Dogs from all across the country!

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Biewer Terrier sitting in the grass

Meet the New Dog Breed Recognized by AKC in 2021: The Biewer Terrier

To kick off the first week of 2021, the American Kennel Club (AKC) announced that a new dog breed will join their ranks this year – the Biewer Terrier. Before these small, soft-coated pups make their debut on the dog show stage, we’ve gathered some fun facts about this unique new breed. Read post »

Lab mix dog smiling

The Most Popular Dog Names of 2020

2020 was a record year for dog adoptions in the U.S., with many families choosing to bring home a new pup during their COVID quarantine. And what’s the first decision a new pet owner has to make? Picking a name for their new furry best friend!

With so many options out there, we’ve dug into our data and discovered which dog names were the most popular among new DogWatch customers in the US and Canada from January to November 2020. Check out our list below! Read post »

DogWatch Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Shop Small with DogWatch’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs and Dog Lovers!

Looking for the perfect gifts for your dog and for the dog-obsessed folks in your life? Want to support a small business during this unique holiday season? We’re here to help! The DogWatch Annual Holiday Gift Guide is back and this year we’ve found 12 items from online boutiques and independent pet businesses that are sure to impress and delight all the people and pups on your list. Check ’em out below!

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