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The Best Breeds for Busy Families

You’re busy. Between you, your spouse and the kids, it seems there’s always something going on, or somewhere to be. But if you’re ready to add a dog to your family, you’ll want to make sure to pick the right breed. An adaptable, laid back pup that’s willing to learn from (and connect with) each […]

Canine Cans

Did you just become a new dog owner? Have a friend who just adopted a pup? Canine Cans are the perfect start for new dogs! A $75 value, our Canine Cans are just $14.99 and are loaded with Barkery coupons good for: One free self-serve pet wash One free nutritional consultation One free pet ID […]

Is Your Cat Allergic to Her Food?

Your cat has developed a red sore on her back – could food could be causing it? Cat Channel guest author Arnold Plotnick, DVM, notes that, “Many cats with skin allergies will develop a large circular red sore on their back, often right in the middle of their back in the shoulder blade area. Often, the sore […]

Control Excessive Barking

When enough is enough, how to effectively manage an excessive barker Discipline According to Pet 360, “punishment is seldom effective for the correction of a dog’s barking problems. Punishment can increase the dog’s anxiety and further aggravate many of the causes behind the barking. Even mild punishment can cause the problem to worsen, as the […]

What is Distemper?

It’s that time of year again: time to update your dog or cat’s shots. You’ve likely heard or seen the term “Distemper” during your visit to the vet, and maybe have even assumed it to mean something about your dog’s mood or behavior. But this is not the case! Distemper is actually a contagious viral […]

Video: Best Day of My Life

At the Barkery, we can’t tell you how much we love to meet newly adopted dogs and cats – and neither can they tell you how happy they are to be adopted! But we think this video is pretty close… [youtube id=”8J4k32LhTNw” width=”600″ height=”350″]  

Are we Spaying and Neutering too Early?

According to research from Animal Wellness Magazine, spay and neuter procedures are often done too early in life, and may cause health issues later on. Pet overpopulation is definitely an issue in the United States, but are we spaying and neutering too soon? “Conventional veterinary wisdom recommends that dogs be spayed or neutered between six and […]

5 Tips for a Healthy Feline Report Card

Cat’s don’t generally have wonderful breath, but what do you do when it’s unbearable? Animal Wellness Magazine comes to the rescue again with these excellent tips on feline dental care. Periodontal disease can be the culprit when it comes to bad pet breath. Ann Brightman notes that, “bad breath is one of the main signs […]

Dentistry Without the Anesthesia

Animal Wellness Magazine recently shared a great article on anesthesia-free dentistry for pets noting the option as one to consider, but to be certain to find a well-trained professional to handle the procedure Because dental disease is the number one issue in dogs, it’s pertinent that pet owners schedule regular veterinary cleanings  to maintain canine […]