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Crate Training 101

Crate Training 101

A crate can become a place of comfort and security for your dog. This will come in handy when traveling in a car, staying in a pet-friendly hotel, during large family gatherings or parties in your home, or when delivery or repair people come into your home. A crate or...
Puppy Love

Puppy Love

And they called it puppy love Oh, I guess they’ll never know How a young heart how it really feels And why I love her so… Valentine’s Day is upon us and love is in the air at Bark Avenue Day Camp – Puppy Love! The phrase “puppy love” was first used...
Dog Gone It, Will You Be My Valentine?

Dog Gone It, Will You Be My Valentine?

Remember elementary school, when you would hand out valentines to all the kids in your class? The first Valentine’s cards were sent in the 18th century. Initially these were handmade efforts, love-notes, often with a few lines of poetry and decorated with flowers and...
American Kennel Club Officially Recognizes Two New Breeds

American Kennel Club Officially Recognizes Two New Breeds

The American Kennel Club announced that the Mudi and Russian Toy have received full recognition, and are eligible to compete in the Herding Group and Toy Group, respectively. These additions bring the number of AKC-recognized breeds to 199. “We’re thrilled to have two...
Why Is My Dog So Thirsty After Daycamp?

Why Is My Dog So Thirsty After Daycamp?

A common question our clients ask is “Why is my dog so thirsty when he comes home?” Every dog at Bark Avenue has access to water at all times, both during the day and while spending the night for a sleepover. If your dog is active in daycamp, playing can be a very...
2022 Price Increase

2022 Price Increase

Dear Valued Clients, We have survived what we hope was the worst of Covid and now we are faced with supply shortages, staffing shortages, and rising prices on most everything including labor. In an effort to attract dedicated and motivated staff, and to provide our...
Why Do Dog’s Stick Their Heads Out of the Car Window?

Why Do Dog’s Stick Their Heads Out of the Car Window?

Does your dog like to stick their head out the window when you’re driving? Do you ever wonder why this seems so natural and common for our four-legged friends? So many smells… A dog’s smell is much greater than ours, nearly 40x greater! Dogs tend to...
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...