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The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2018

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 28 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 eight breeds are all the same as last year.

The only change from the 2017 list is in the last two spots. Last year’s #9 breed, the Yorkshire Terrier, dropped to #10. Meanwhile, the German Shorthaired Pointer rose from #10 in 2017 to #9 in 2018. That’s the highest rank the GSP has ever achieved since its AKC debut in 1930!  Read post »

And the Winner Is...

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 DogWatch Halloween Photo Contest!

DogWatch asked for the best Halloween photos of your dog in costume, and you delivered! We received over 300 entries, featuring some of the spookiest, sweetest, funniest and most creative dog costumes we’ve ever seen! The DogWatch team had a VERY hard time choosing a winner – there were so many amazing entries! After lots of discussion (and laughs), we are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 DogWatch Halloween Photo Contest! Read post »

DogWatch 2017 Halloween Photo Contest – ENTER TODAY!

Calling all Halloween-loving pets and pet parents – the DogWatch 2017 Halloween Photo Contest is here! Starting today, share a photo of your dog in his or her costume on our Facebook wall or via Instagram using the hashtag #DogWatchHalloween. Cats and other pet photos are welcome too. Please also include your pet’s name and breed. The DogWatch team will share the photos on Facebook all month long, and after Halloween, we’ll announce the winners.

The first place winner will receive either a gift basket filled with $75 worth of dog treats, toys and goodies OR your choice of a DogWatch Training Product. Additional prizes will be awarded for creativity.

The contest ends at 11:59PM Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Winners will be announced on Friday, November 3, 2017 on our Facebook page and right here on Dog Tails. We look forward to seeing your dogs in their costumes! 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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