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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Pet MD Shares Helpful Information for Pet Owners with Anxious Pups According to the experts at Pet MD, “Separation anxiety in dogs usually results in destructive behavior when an owner leaves the pet. Behaviors that may be seen include vocalization, destroying objects, digging or even depression. However, these behaviors may also be due to other […]

Hypertension in Cats – Time for a Test?

Is high blood pressure affecting your cat’s overall health? Typically seen in senior and geriatric felines, high blood pressure is a serious disease that often occurs secondary to another diagnosis such as kidney failure or hyperthyroidism. In fact, over 60 percent of cats with renal failure and 90 percent of hyperthyroid kitties are also hypertensive. In […]

Bigger, Better Barkery Under Construction!

We’ve begun a new large expansion at Brookside for our new and improved grooming area! We are currently doing construction and refurbishment on the new space, so you’ll see a large door-shaped hole in the wall next to our raw food cooler.  That will be the entrance to our huge  new grooming area.  A bigger, […]

Why Raw? We’ll Tell You

Is it time your pet tried a raw diet? We have several raw options at the Barkery, but is a raw diet right for your pet? Many pet owners turned to raw foods when “nothing else worked” and typically solved their pets health crises by doing so. Other animal lovers have turned to a raw diet […]

Health and Nutrition for Senior Cats

A proper diet is more important than ever as our pets begin to age Did you know that you should start your cat on a senior balanced diet starting at age 7? According to a recent article from the ASPCA this will help to maintain a healthy weight, along with slowing or preventing the development of chronic […]

Do Over Dogs and Behavior Issues

The Whole Dog Journal is another great resource we use here at the Barkery. You can even sign up for their tip of the week newsletter, which is where we found a great excerpt taken from Pat Miller’s “Do Over Dogs” – a guide for rescued pet owners. “You have adopted your Do-Over Dog, brought […]

The Perfect Pet Travel Packing List

Have you checked out Dog Tipper? Husband and wife team Paris Permenter and John Bigley share awesome dog-lover tips, among many other four-legged friend topics, including adoption, pet product reviews, celebrity canines, and more. If you are a traveler and love to bring you dog along, you’ll love their recent pet travel packing list: Now that […]

Yellow Ribbons for Safety

We’ve all been there: Taking our dog for a walk when we see another pet owner coming our direction. There’s usually a bit of uncertainty, and maybe even anxiety involved, especially if you have a child with you. You’re probably thinking: Can I identify the breed and feel comfortable knowing that the dog is likely […]