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CBD Oils – The Natural Option for Your Pet’s Health

CBD Pet Health Benefits Range from Pain Relief to Mental Wellness Looking for natural ways to improve your pet’s health? The Barkery is here to help! Using natural products to promote wellness and pain relief, CBD (cannabidiol) is an excellent option for all-natural healing. The Barkery carries a variety of all natural, completely legal cannabis […]

Are Air Fresheners Toxic to Pets?

No one likes the smell of a stinky house – especially a stinky house caused by your pet! The natural reaction of most homeowners is to plug in or spray the air freshener to cover up those nasty odors. Before you reach for the air fresheners, it’s important to know many can be very toxic […]

Pet Safety Tips this Halloween

Halloween is just a few short days away – which means pumpkins, candy, costumes and all things spooky! As exciting as Halloween in Kansas City can be, it’s also a time of caution for pet owners – black cat owners specifically. Not only are black cats often associated with dark forces, but many end up […]

National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. Each year, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) conducts a pet nutrition and weight management survey pet owners and veterinary professionals to complete. This survey is used to help advocate against the growing pet obesity trend and improve pet nutrition. In 2018 alone, their survey estimated […]

8 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash

8 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash Now that the weather has changed to fall in Kansas City – the idea of taking your pup for a walk sounds more bearable! With a number of leash options from standard to retractable, it’s important to do your research when selecting the best leash for your […]

Just Say No – To Declawing Cats

With a goal to improve and protect the lives of cats, Alley Cat Allies is, “the global engine of change for cats.” One of these actions is education on why cats need their claws. When a cat is declawed, the last joints of a cat’s toes are surgically amputated – causing trauma and permanent damage. […]

Top Human Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pets

Most all pet owners can agree our pets are members of our families. We become so close to our pets we sometimes forget they aren’t actually humans. The majority of the time, this is innocent – until it comes to our pets’ diets. It’s important to know a number of foods that are harmless to […]

5 Reasons to Add Collagen to Your Pet’s Diet

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body, otherwise known as the “glue” that holds everything together. It’s one of the most prominent components of muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, bones and skin. Just like us humans, when our pets begin to age, their collagen begins to deplete making them much more prone to injuries, […]