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! Read post »
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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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! Read post »
July 30, 2019
Ever heard of a Horgi? What about a Cheagle? Or how about a Schnoodle? All three of these are names of mixed breed dogs! July 31 is National Mutt Day, and we’re celebrating with this tribute to our favorite mixed breed dogs names. This also gives us a chance to highlight some of the fabulously unique “hybrid” dogs and mystery mixes that are part of the DogWatch Hidden Fences family. Check it out, and share a photo of your own favorite “mutt” on our Facebook page!