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5 Reasons NOT to Free-Feed Your Pet

Taking responsibility for sharing your life with a pet brings about many decisions that must be made. Among these decisions, pet owners must choose what to feed and how much to feed. Kibble or raw, with or without grain, free feed or serve meals only at a certain time? This is a common question that many […]

9 Puppy Tips to Help You Stay Sane

March 23 is National Puppy Day! Puppy love is a wonderful thing, however, as well all know, plenty of stress comes along with the responsibility of a new four-legged friend in the house. Puppies require a lot of attention, training, and socialization to become confident, balanced dogs. Here are some puppy tips to help you […]

Minimize Toxins in Your Pet’s Living Space

In observation of Poison Prevention Week (3/19-3/25), the Barkery is spreading awareness about common household toxins in your pet’s living space. Many of the products we and our pets come into contact with are subtle, slow poisons. There is no regulation on thousands of chemicals that are used in everyday items such as plastics, electronics, […]

15 Ways to Help Ease Your Dog Into the Senior Years

Dogs, just like humans, change as they age. They may have less energy, lose hearing or sight, or develop arthritis. It’s our job as responsible pet owners to help them age gracefully into their golden years. Dogs become senior as early as six years of age (for giant breeds) to thirteen years of age (for […]

How to Make Vet Visits Less Scary

Does your dog hate the vet? Here are 5 tips from Whole Dog Journal to help make your dog’s vet visit stress-free. Vet visits can be stressful for the beings on both ends of the leash! Veterinary care is a necessary part of responsible dog ownership, and, fortunately, a little pro-active planning and training can […]

Choosing a Quality Dry Dog Food

Most of us know that our dogs will eat anything, but feeding your dog a high quality well-balanced food is one of the best things a responsible pet owner can do for his or her pet. A good food serves as a health foundation and will strengthen the immune system, maintain digestive health, keep your vet […]

Diarrhea Home Remedies

If you have a dog at home, the occasional diarrhea episode is to be expected. It’s not really a matter of if your dog will experience it, but when. Knowing what to expect when your dog has loose stools – and how to manage it – is good to have, especially before you need it. […]

Human Behaviors That Stress Out Your Dog

Your dog can become stressed for a variety of reasons. For example, dogs on leashes typically feel stress when they encounter another dog, especially not on a leash. This is probably because it’s difficult to greet the other dog in a natural fashion while being tied to its owner. But there are triggers by humans that […]

Prevent Fleas & Ticks In a Non-Toxic Way

Tick and flea season is rapidly approaching, and it is time to start thinking about prevention for your furry friend. Tick and flea control can be challenging for pet owners, especially when you are searching for a product that is natural and non-toxic. Dogs Naturally Magazine breaks down the establishment of fleas and ticks on […]