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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 »

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The Most Popular Dog Names of 2019

Wondering which dog names are trending in 2019? We’ve dug into our data and discovered which dog names were the most popular among new DogWatch customers in the US and Canada from January to November 2019. Check out our list below! Read post »

Close up photo of an older mixed breed dog with brown fur and a gray muzzle

Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog

Puppies are great, but they’re not the only dogs in need out there! November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, founded by the ASPCA and Petfinder to bring attention to all of the great senior pets in need of a forever home to live out their golden years. Senior dogs in animal shelters and rescues can have a harder time finding a home than younger pets, despite often being just as affectionate and playful as younger dogs, and usually better behaved, too!

Before you visit the animal shelter or scroll through dog adoption websites, check out our Top Ten List to find out why senior dogs can make a great addition to any family! Read post »

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5 More Cool Dog Names for Your New Puppy

Selecting the perfect name for your new puppy is a big task. Which name will best suit his or her looks, attitude and spirit? Which name do you want to announce every time you walk through the front door? If you’re at a loss, consider one of these five trendy, fun and meaningful options. Maybe your dog’s new name is on this list, or it will inspire you to find your own unique name for your new best friend! Read post »