AKC

Dogo Argentino and Barbet

Meet the Two New Dog Breeds Recognized by AKC in 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 »

three Azawakh dogs

Meet the Azawakh, the Newest Dog Breed Recognized by AKC in 2019

In the early days of 2019, the American Kennel Club announced that a new dog breed will join their ranks this year – the Azawakh. Before these slim hounds make their debut on the dog show stage, we’ve gathered some fun facts about this unique new breed. Enjoy, and good luck to all the dogs competing next month at the 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City!  Read post »

Biz the Black Lab

The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2017

Today, the American Kennel Club announced the results of their annual survey of the most popular dog breeds in America, and once again, the Labrador Retriever took the top spot. For 27 years in a row, the Lab has been #1 on the list, which is determined by the AKC based on the number of registrations received. In fact, the top three breeds are the same as last year’s top three. The big mover this year was French Bulldog, who broke through into the top five for the first time, earning the #4 spot. The #10 spot on the list is the only newcomer – the German Shorthaired Pointer.

Rather than just tell you the rest of the breeds, we thought we’d show you. Here are 2017’s top 10 most popular dog breeds, starring 14 gorgeous DogWatch Dogs from across the country!  Read post »

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen and Kooikerhondje

2 New Breeds Recognized by AKC in 2018

To kick off 2018, the American Kennel Club announced yesterday that two newly eligible dog breeds will join their ranks. Before they make their debut on the dog show stage, we’ve gathered some fun facts about both of the unique new breeds. Enjoy, and good luck to all the dogs competing next month at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City! Read post »