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The Dangers of Halloween for Dogs

The Dangers of Halloween for Dogs

As Halloween is creeping closer, of course, we want to include our furry family members in all of the spooky fun! Keeping your pets safe doesn’t have to be tricky. Consider these Halloween safety tips for your pets that Bark Avenue Daycamp, your doggie daycare...
Advice From a Dog Trainer Before Getting a Dog

Advice From a Dog Trainer Before Getting a Dog

A dog in your home is one of life’s greatest joys! Caring for a dog is a full-time responsibility that requires time, energy, and money. If your family is thinking of getting a new dog, there are a few things to keep in mind and to consider when choosing the right...
The Heat is Still On, Keep Your Dog Safe

The Heat is Still On, Keep Your Dog Safe

We are still feeling the summer heat as we begin the transition to fall weather. Read on to learn about some of our safety pointers to keep your dog safe. How to Safely Keep Your Dog Active If you take your dog for walks, try to avoid the hotter parts of the day. We...
Back to (Dog Training) School

Back to (Dog Training) School

During the summer months, your dog has become accustomed to a lot of daily human interaction. And now that your family will be away for most of the day, your dog may become bored, lonely, or anxious. This unspent energy often leads to poor, destructive behavior....
Teaching Your Dog to Chew Toys

Teaching Your Dog to Chew Toys

We may assume that a dog instinctively knows what toys are for them to chew. Some dogs need to be taught that it’s okay to chew only certain toys and not other household items. Here are 8 Dog Training Tips for promoting positive chewing behavior: Anytime you see your...
Why Is My Dog So Thirsty After Daycamp?

Why Is My Dog So Thirsty After Daycamp?

Dogs at Bark Avenue Daycamp, enjoy an abundance of indoor and outdoor activities whether they are with us for dog daycare, dog boarding, or dog training. A common question our clients ask is “Why is my dog so thirsty when he comes home?” Every dog at Bark Avenue has...
Dog Crate Training 101

Dog Crate Training 101

A dog crate can become a place of comfort and security for your dog or puppy. 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...
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...