DogWatch Office Dogs: Puppy Day Flashback!

Today, March 23rd, is National Puppy Day! We’re celebrating with this flashback to our DogWatch HQ office dogs when they were fluffy, funny and feisty puppies. They’ll always be puppies in our eyes!

Happy National Puppy Day everyone! And to see more DogWatch videos, check us out on YouTube.

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The Most Popular Dog Names of 2016

How did your dog get his or her name? Did you name them after someone – say, a character from your favorite book or movie? Perhaps you picked something funny, or more traditional, or even something wild and crazy? Whatever you choose, the act of naming your pup is a big decision – and often a fun one, too!

Pet sitting website Rover.com announced the results of a survey of dog owners to see which names are the most popular among their many users nationwide. The top 10 most popular dog names in the U.S. this year are: Read More

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5 Cool Dog Names for Your New Puppy

Picking the perfect dog name is never easy. What name will best suit his or her unique personality? Which name won’t I mind saying over and over again in puppy kindergarten? If you’re at a loss, try one of these five trendy, memorable 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 More

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The Three Rules of Housebreaking Your Puppy

There are lots of things to look forward to when adopting a puppy: cuddling, playtime, kisses, and the pitter-patter those tiny little feet. One thing that dog owners do not look forward to, however, is housebreaking their new puppy. A notoriously challenging task that can try your patience and lead to some embarrassing moments, housebreaking is a necessary part of puppyhood.

Based on our experience with our own puppies, and what we’ve learned from dog trainers around the country, we present these three universal rules of housebreaking your puppy:
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