7 Halloween Tips for Dog Owners

7 Halloween Tips for Dog Owners

Halloween can be a great time for kids and families. But for dogs, it can be very stressful. Let’s make sure this year’s holiday is a safe and stress free night for your family and furry family member. 1. Don’t feed your dog candy, especially NO chocolate. Chocolate...
The Truth About Chocolate & Dogs

The Truth About Chocolate & Dogs

Halloween is almost here and that means candy of lots of chocolate. While you may be tempted to share a piece of chocolate with your dog, it can be challenging to resist those adorable puppy eyes when it comes to saying “no” to chocolate. It’s important to know how...
Extra Pounds

Extra Pounds

Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates more than 56% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese [1], that’s nearly 50 million! While our dog’s extra pounds may not bother us, their overall health may be effected and cause medical problems. Health...
Does Daycamp Help Destructive Behavior?

Does Daycamp Help Destructive Behavior?

The last thing we want to do when we get home from work is walk into our home and find our shoes chewed up, pillow stuffing scattered everywhere or expensive furniture that has been used as a chew toy. This can be a sign your dog needs more physical activity. Leaving...
Poison! Do You Know What To Do?

Poison! Do You Know What To Do?

Every year, dogs are poisoned from everyday common items around our homes from plants, cleaners, human food, medications, insecticides, lawn fertilizers and more. What may seem harmless to us can in fact be very harmful or even fatal to our pets. It’s important to be...
Save the Tomato Juice for Your Bloody Mary

Save the Tomato Juice for Your Bloody Mary

So your dog mistook the skunk for the cat, hugh?! Save your tomato juice for a cocktail afterwards. Here’s a simple solution that most of us already have the ingredients in our cabinets to de-skunk your dog. Skunk spray can be very irritating to dogs. If you notice...
What You Should Know About Vaccinations

What You Should Know About Vaccinations

Did you get a card in the mail or an e-mail from your vet reminding you that your dog is due for their annual physical exam and vaccines? Did you know that vaccinations can be categorized into two groups: core and non-core? Do you know what those mean? Not every dogs...
Why We Love Fromm Dog Food

Why We Love Fromm Dog Food

Bark Avenue Daycamp believes in the Fromm brand because of their high quality ingredients and their dedication to ensuring production is done in a clean environment with only the freshest ingredients. Fromm was founded in 1904 and is family owned and operated even to...
5-Second Trick To Tell If It’s Too Hot To Walk Your Dog

5-Second Trick To Tell If It’s Too Hot To Walk Your Dog

  When is it too hot to walk your dog outside? A roasting hot pavement can be unpleasant and dangerous, causing pain and damage to their paw-pads. Pavement, asphalt, wood and other surfaces absorb heat from the sun and can stay hot for hours. The easiest way to test...