Central Bark Blog

What Your Dog’s Bad Behavior Says About You

August 26, 2017

If you live with a dog chances are, despite how much you love them, there are a few behaviors you’re just not that into. At our house, a nearly 13-year-old Pomeranian named Truffle is in charge and knows it. His frantic barking at every passerby, bird and rock drives us wild, but rather than deal […]

Would Your Dog Choose Praise Over Food?

August 20, 2016

Is the bond our dogs seem to share with us just based on food — people merely a way to score a snack — or is there really a deeper relationship between humans and their smart canine friends? That question was at the root of new research from scientists at Emory University. “One theory about dogs […]

Winston’s Wishes Annual Fundraiser

August 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE — An event benefiting area animal rescues returned to Milwaukee last Saturday, August 6th. A local man adopting his own dog, was only the beginning. The definition of charity is to help those in need, whether that’s people or their furry friends. “He is the biggest baby, snuggler, couch-taker you could imagine,” said Jake Schneider, […]

How To Baby-Prep Your Dog

July 5, 2016

ATLANTA — In the past 30 or so years, dog ownership has sky rocketed while, unrelatedly, young couples are increasingly choosing to delay parenthood into their late 20s and 30s. Where these trends intersect, a dog may even be something of a surrogate child. With couples pouring their parental love and affection into their pets, […]

Police Use Rescue To Teach Pet Safety

July 1, 2016

After having to break a car window to rescue a puppy stuck in sweltering heat, a Florida police department delivered a message that resonated well beyond local residents. “Don’t. Just don’t,” the Pensacola Police Department wrote on its Facebook page. “If you leave your dog in a hot car and that dog is suffering, we […]