3 Great Pyrenees mixes, customers of DogWatch of Metro Atlanta

Top 15 Dog Breeds Most Likely To Be “Escape Artists”

At DogWatch, it’s our mission to keep dogs safe at home in their yards. So we were definitely intrigued to see Business Insider‘s recent list of the dog breeds most likely to run away from home. The list featured a few usual suspects (hello, hounds!) and some surprises, too. Check out the top 15 below, complete with photos of actual DogWatch customers who overcame their wandering ways and are now safe at home thanks to their DogWatch Hidden Fences!

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Woman in LA Dodgers cap with French bulldog in Dodgers jersey at Dodger Stadium

Play Ball, Fido! Dog-Friendly Major League Baseball Games for the 2017 Season

Batter up! The 2017 Major League Baseball season is officially underway, and we’re looking forward to cheering on our favorite teams. In recent years, many ball parks have held events that welcome our furry friends into the stands, too. So this year we’ve rounded up some of these upcoming events sure to delight all you baseball-loving dog owners out there. Check ‘em out, and see if your local team has joined the dog-friendly club!
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Top Dog Breeds in the US in 2017, including the Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever and French Bulldog

The Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2016

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 26 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, 2016’s top 6 breeds are the same as last year’s list. 

Rather than just tell you the rest of the breeds, we thought we’d show you. Here are 2016’s top 10 most popular dog breeds, starring 35 gorgeous DogWatch Dogs from across the country (and one Canadian dog, too)!

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Cat in grass by Peter Kaskons for DogWatch

New UK Study on the Impact of Hidden Fences on Cats

Our name may be DogWatch, but thousands of cats worldwide also use our hidden fences to explore the outdoors safely. Giving their cat the freedom to roam outdoors is important for many cat owners, but it brings with it many challenges, including keeping cats away from roads and other hazards and preventing their natural prey drive from impacting local wildlife populations. Outdoor cats are particularly common in the United Kingdom (UK), where animal behaviorists recently announced the findings of a new study on the impact of hidden fences on cat behavior and welfare. Read More