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How to Help a Stray or Lost Dog

How to Help a Stray or Lost Dog

Pet homelessness is a BIG problem in the Chicago area as well as throughout the country. According to the ASPCA, every year, approximately 3.3 million dogs are brought to pet shelters in the U.S. The two main reasons animals end up in shelters are because they’ve...
How to Introduce Your Dog to a New Baby

How to Introduce Your Dog to a New Baby

  One of the greatest joys in a family’s life is bringing home a new baby. But let’s not forget our furry family members. New parents can find themselves caught between their dog – often their “first baby” – and their human baby. It’s never too early to begin...
Furry Friendly Cleaning Solutions

Furry Friendly Cleaning Solutions

Have you started your Spring cleaning yet? Not only is it important to get a deep clean in, but especially for families with a furry four-legged member. Muddy paw prints tracked in from outside and those artistic nose prints on the windows help make a house a home,...

Doggy Colds & the Bordetella Vaccine

If your furry family member takes part in our daycamp or boarding at Bark Avenue, you have most likely heard of the Bordetella vaccine. We know how important vaccines are in staying healthy, but just like us humans, dogs can catch a common cold know as Canine Cough...
Does Your Dog Eat Socks or Other Smelly Things?

Does Your Dog Eat Socks or Other Smelly Things?

It’s not uncommon for dogs to chew on or even ingest socks, including other unusual items. The more smelly, the better! There are several reasons a dog might be attracted to items that are not edible. 1) Exploration – If you have a puppy, chances they are...