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Why You Should Never Store Pet Food in a Plastic Container

It’s easy to see why so many pet owners purchase plastic food containers for their pets’ food. They’re convenient, there is an assumption the food will stay fresh longer, and there’s typically a pour spot to make food distribution easier. Plus, plastic pet food containers are available at pet stores, big box stores and of […]

Why Do Cats Love Cardboard Boxes?

No matter how extravagant the cat toy, it’s a known fact that cats are more interested in one thing – the cardboard box it came in. But, why is this? The cat lovers at Brookside Barkery have gotten to the bottom of why our feline friends are drawn to their cardboard castles. Safety For cats, […]

Be Informed: The Truth Behind the FDA Investigation into DCM and Grain-Free Diets for Dogs

The FDA continues to investigate a potential dietary link between canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and dogs eating certain grain-free dog foods, despite any solid conclusions. On June 27, 2019, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued an update on its investigation connecting certain canine diets and Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM), a type of canine heart disease, to […]

The Benefits of Probiotics for Your Pet

Probiotic supplements are everywhere – you may even be taking one yourself! Just like us humans, probiotics have many benefits for your pet as well. Probiotics are nutritional supplements containing live microorganisms (bacteria and/or yeast) which aid digestion and regulate the immune system. When a probiotic is ingested by your pet, it boosts the number […]

Keeping Your Dog’s Paws Clean and Healthy

How do you keep your dog’s paws clean between baths? Whether you’re dealing with poor weather, allergies or simply cleaning off any outside irritants, here are some tips to consider. Soaking Tips Soaking Station Believe it or not, soaking your dog’s paws is recommended at least once per day, unless your pup wears booties outside. […]

Get Your Pets Ready for Summer with Our Summer Collection!

With Memorial Day weekend quickly approaching, it’s time to get your four legged friends ready for some fun in the sun – the safe way! Did you know that dogs need summer gear just like us humans do? It’s true! In fact, sunscreen is very important for pups when out enjoying some sun. Planning a […]

Keep Your Dog Safe During Summer Yard Work

Getting ready to do some yard work this summer? Before getting started, it’s important to be informed of the potential dangers that can poison your dog. From fertilizers to mulch the Barkery is here, with information from Dr. Justine A. Lee, to help you ensure your furry family member is safe during your summer yard […]