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Prevent Heatstroke in Dogs

Prevent Heatstroke in Dogs

July has been HOT! While we could be having too much fun in the sun, it’s important to make sure we’re keeping our four-legged family members safe during the summer and prevent them from heatstroke. What Is Heatstroke? Heatstroke is where the dog’s body temperature...
Healthy Fruits & Veggies for Fido

Healthy Fruits & Veggies for Fido

Do you know what fruits and veggies are healthy for your dog? Here’s a list of flavorful healthy snacks your dog can enjoy that is full of nutrients and health benefits. Healthy Fruits   Watermelon Watermelon is a juicy refreshment to keep your dog hydrated...
More Than Good Looks

More Than Good Looks

Grooming your dog is an essential part of caring for your dog to look their best, but it’s also important for their overall health and well-being. Even if your dog doesn’t look too shabby, there are benefits from grooming that may not immediately be obvious to you....
6 Myths about E-Collars

6 Myths about E-Collars

You may have heard that E-Collars can hurt dogs. Is it true? The answer is no. At Bark Avenue Daycamp we instill similar technique’s as police and military working dogs. This style of training encompasses consistency, fairness, and clear communication between dog and...
5 Easy Steps to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

5 Easy Steps to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

It’s February and that means it is National Pet Dental Health Month. Now is a good time to remind you how important your dog’s oral health is important to their overall health, happiness and well being of your pup. Why is Canine Dental Health So Important? Just like...
Top 7 Alexa Skills for Dog Owners

Top 7 Alexa Skills for Dog Owners

We all know Amazon’s electronic assistant, Alexa, is great for answering questions, playing music, keeping lists or controlling your smart home. We’ve found some great skills you can enable for dog lovers. Here are 7 Alexa skills that can help you and your dog,...
New Law for the Love of Fur Babies

New Law for the Love of Fur Babies

Governor Pritzker signed a new law to the Animal Welfare Act a couple of weeks ago regarding kennel safety. Rest assured we have been in compliance with this law since day one so your pups are safe with us! The law requires that a kennel such as ours must have a fire...
Back To School

Back To School

August is here, which means back-to-school.   While the thoughts of trading our swimsuits for sweaters may be daunting, your furry family member may also be feeling the end-of-the-summer blues. We can help! We’ll make sure your pup has a full day of play,...
Watermelon Pup’sicles

Watermelon Pup’sicles

🍉You’re One In A Melon!🍉 Beat the summer heat by enjoying these Doggy/Human Pup’sicle Treats! -2 cups of Watermelon (seeds removed) -1 cup Coconut Milk or Coconut Water (NOT ALMOND!) -1/4 cup Honey (optional) Blend ingredients in a blender until liquid...

Keeping Your Dog Safe This 4th of July

Fireworks are scary for dogs. Keep your fur’babies indoors! Every year on the Fourth of July, dogs are frightened by fireworks and run away. The next day is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters. Take precautions ahead of time by making sure your dog...