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Meet the Two New Dog Breeds Recognized by AKC in 2020

Posted on January 7, 2020

Last week, the American Kennel Club announced that two new dog breeds will join their ranks in 2020 – the Dogo Argentino and the Barbet. Before these unique pups make their debut on the dog show stage, we’ve gathered some fun facts about them, and talked to one of our own DogWatch Dealers who is very familiar with the one of the breeds. Enjoy! (more…)


The Top Dog Stories of the Decade

Posted on December 24, 2019

The decade is almost over, and DogTails wants to review it the way we know best – A Decade of Dogs! Below are some of the most memorable dog (and cat!) stories from 2010 through 2019. Enjoy, and a Happy New Year to hound and human alike. Here’s to a great 2020! (more…)


DogWatch’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Creative Gifts for Dogs and Dog Lovers!

Posted on December 5, 2019

Looking for the perfect gifts for your dog and for the dog-obsessed folks in your life? You’re in luck! The DogWatch Annual Holiday Gift Guide is back and ready to help you impress and delight all the people and pups on your list. Check out our 12 picks below! (more…)


The Most Popular Dog Names of 2019

Posted on November 21, 2019

Wondering which dog names are trending in 2019? 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 2019. Check out our list below! (more…)


Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog

Posted on November 15, 2019

Puppies are great, but they’re not the only dogs in need out there! November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, founded by the ASPCA and Petfinder to bring attention to all of the great senior pets in need of a forever home to live out their golden years. Senior dogs in animal shelters and rescues can have a harder time finding a home than younger pets, despite often being just as affectionate and playful as younger dogs, and usually better behaved, too!

Before you visit the animal shelter or scroll through dog adoption websites, check out our Top Ten List to find out why senior dogs can make a great addition to any family! (more…)


Announcing the Winners of the 2019 DogWatch Halloween Photo Contest!

Posted on November 4, 2019

DogWatch asked for the best Halloween photos of your pets in costume, and you delivered! We received over 500 photos, the largest turnout in the six year history of our contest! The DogWatch team had a VERY hard time choosing a winner – there were so many adorable and very creative entries! After lots of discussion, debate (and giggles), we are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2019 DogWatch Halloween Photo Contest! (more…)