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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...
How to Help a Stray or Lost Dog

How to Help a Stray or Lost Dog

Pet homelessness is a BIG problem. 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 is because they’ve either been pick up off the street by animal control...
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...
Lick or Treat Pet Photo Contest 2020

Lick or Treat Pet Photo Contest 2020

🎃🕷️👻 PET PHOTO CONTEST!👻🕷️🎃 Submit your pet’s picture by Monday, 10/26/18 at 4pm!!!   HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO: Submit a photo of your pet wearing their Halloween costume along with your pet’s name, breed, and age. You may share any comments you would...
Socializing Your Puppy with Social Distancing

Socializing Your Puppy with Social Distancing

It’s challenging enough raising a new puppy. Now, with a global pandemic changing our everyday lives, it can make raising a puppy a bit more interesting. It’s important for puppies to begin socialization as soon as possible to help them grow into confident and...
Simple, Quick and Delicious Dog Treats

Simple, Quick and Delicious Dog Treats

This is a simple, quick and super delicious peanut butter cookie that will have your dog licking their lips for more. Ingredients: 1 cup flour (white or whole wheat) 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 egg 1/4 cup water (roughly) Any type of peanut butter can be used for these...

Dog Parks or Dog Daycamp?

Dog parks can be inviting because of the wide-open space, play and socialization, but it can also be a dangerous place when you don’t know the temperament of the other dogs and are not prepared for potential problems. Consider these top 3 reasons to be cautious when...