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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 »

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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 »

Image Credit: The Kennel Club of Philadelphia's National Dog Show Facebook Page

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The National Dog Show

Every Thanksgiving, dog lovers look forward to more than just a delicious meal with their family. Thanksgiving Day is also when The National Dog Show airs on NBC! Before watching this year’s collection of remarkable dogs compete on the big stage, check out these five facts you may not know about this Thanksgiving tradition. Read post »

DogWatch Salutes National Mutt Day with the United States of Mutts!

Happy National Mutt Day! Held twice a year on July 31st and December 2nd, this holiday is all about “embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs,” according to event founder Colleen Paige.

In honor of this fun day, we’ve pulled together a round-up of fabulous mixed breed DogWatch dogs from across the USA! The wide variety of pups we found is a true testament to the unique looks, spirit and personality of mixed breed dogs. Cheers to all our DogWatch mutts, and enjoy your freedom today and every day!

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