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The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2019

Posted on May 4, 2020

This month, the American Kennel Club announced the results of their annual survey of the most popular dog breeds in America, and for the 29th year in a row, the Labrador Retriever took the top spot. The AKC based their list on the number of registrations received in 2019.

Labrador Retrievers are not the only hold-over, though. In fact, this year’s top 5 breeds are the same as last year’s. There is one new arrival on the list – the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, in the 10th spot. This diminutive herding dog cracked the top ten for the very first time!

Here’s the full list of 2019’s top 10 most popular dog breeds, starring some adorable DogWatch Dogs from all across the country! (more…)


Our Customers Share Their Uplifting Quarantine Pet Stories

Posted on April 13, 2020

We love that our work allows us to spend our days with delightful pets of all shapes and sizes. Now that many of us are working from home and adhering to social distancing guidelines, our own furry companions’ joyful, calming presence is more important than ever.

We asked our DogWatch Dealers and their customers for stories about how their pets are lifting their spirits and helping them stay positive during the COVID-19 quarantine. Check ’em out below, and share your own pets’ photos on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #DogWatchPets! (more…)


Best in Show at the 2020 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Goes to…

Posted on February 12, 2020

Congratulations to Siba, a Standard Poodle, who beat out thousands of dogs to win the top prize – Best in Show – at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last evening at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Siba, who’s full name is GCHP CH Stone Run Afternoon Tea, is a three year-old female who hails from Northampton, Pennsylvania. When she’s not winning titles, Siba likes to spend time playing with her handler Chrystal Murray-Clas’ two year-old son and eating her favorite treat, chicken.
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Your Guide to a Dog-Friendly Super Bowl LIV Party

Posted on January 31, 2020

Super Bowl Sunday is here, and we can’t wait for the big game to start! By now, you’ve probably decided where you’ll watch the event, what delicious munchies you’ll prepare, and which team you’ll be cheering on. But what about your dog? How will he or she participate in the big day? The DogWatch team has some fun ideas for incorporating your best friend into the year’s biggest sports spectacle. (more…)


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…)