Social Media Analysis - America's Top Dog
America's Top Dog is getting positive mentions across social media platforms. Fans are ramping up excitement for their local dogs in the competition as well as attending viewing parties across the US.
Social Media Posts
- @hardyandjade, an Instagram account dedicated to 2 k9 bulldogs, posted on Wednesday, January 22nd, "Just us bullies & Ma watchin the shorty bully kick butt on @aetv #topdogAE #americastopdog #teamminion @patriot_k9" with a photo of the 2 dogs on the couch watching America's Top Dog on TV.
- On Thursday, January 23rd, Leigh Terry posted on Twitter, "Last day to order a cool K9 Bane T shirt for a good cause. 🐺💙 You don't even have to run. 😉"
- America's Top Dog host, Jamie Little, posted a video on Instagram Wednesday, January 22, and said, "Q&A alert!!! Send your questions my way!! I’ll answer while watching #TopDogAE 9-10pm on @aetv." Her post got over 1,500 views & 326 likes.
- On Wednesday, January 22, @flora_shepelsky posted on Instagram, "Not saying who is my favorite or anything 😁😁😁. Our girl @patriot_k9 tonight!!! Get it!! Repost!! #TeamMinion repping #fitdogfriday and #flashyfriday getting pumped and ready for the weekend!! Check our @aetv America’s Top Dog Wednesday at 9pm for OUR episode. Being the “BIGGEST” underdog team; I’m one of only a handful of female handlers, 4 ft 11 inches competing with a non working bracheacephalic breed standing at 14 inches tall and 28lbs. Let’s show the world what #underdogs are all about!! #TeamMinion gear COMING SOON for humans, dogs and cars!!"
- On Wednesday, January 22nd, @the_wy_darrowby posted a video on Instagram of their dog watching America's Top Dog on TV with the caption, "'You watching this, lady? I could TOTALLY nail this competition'. We think #TopDogAE on @aetv is Sigurd’s favorite programming. It was pretty fun watching underdog Minion (the Shorty Bull of @patriot_k9) absolutely own the course."
- On Friday, January 24th, @topdog_team_bruce posted a video on Instagram saying, "I never imagined my very first American Bulldog would be such a versatile dog... Or that he would inspire me to pursue dog sport... And I especially never imagined we’d ever appear on a television show competing against law enforcement K9 teams! I am still in a bit of shock we were selected to compete on America’s Top Dog. What a crazy journey it’s been!"
- @daninflorida77 posted on Twitter on Wednesday, January 22, "#TopDogAE I hope Minion makes it to the final round 👇👀" with a GIF of Minion.
- Instagram user, @full_otto_matic, trainer of a K9 competitor posted on January 22nd, "Wolverine and I are super excited about America’s Top Dog . Wolverine says La da da da da want to be on TV just to show out for me momma. make sure you swing by our page and buy some Wolverine and Scrappy Merch so you can support your favorite Top Dog team and then be sure to follow us both at @Full_otto_matic and @Amstaffscrappy".
- On Tuesday, January 7th, the City of Southlake, TX posted on their Facebook page, "Duco is going to be famous! Be sure and check out our K-9 and Southlake Police Officer Nate Anderson tomorrow night at 8 p.m. on A&E on "America's Top Dog." #TopDog #TopDogAE #ProtectSouthlake" to ramp up support for a local dog competing the next day.
- On Friday morning, January 24th, @sassysgoodies, a bakery, posted on Twitter, "@AmandaCaldron congratulations on #k9Minion being #TopDogAE .... would love to send some cookies, if you could DM me an address we will fix him up."
- On Friday, January 17th, Coaxed posted on Twitter, "Me looking at my puppies after watching #TopDogAE" with a GIF of Maggie Smith shaking her head.
- A&E TV's official post announcing the start of the series premier got 298 likes, 47 retweets, and 34 comments.
- More recent posts are getting more likes and shares which suggests the show is growing in popularity.
- Viewers especially loved Minion, a smaller dog who competed in the January 22nd show.
- #topdogAE has 181 mentions from 75 users as of Friday, January 24th, at noon ET.
- Other popular related hashtags include: #k9, #WarOnDrugs, and #LivePD.
- Hashtags promoting individual dog competitors are also popular. Examples include #TeamMinion, #TeamBane, #TeamFalco.
- Other creative hashtags include #bitework and #minibutmighty.