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February Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

February Dog of the Month!

Little Winnie has been coming to day care since she was 3 months old! She now comes to day care…

January Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

January Dog of the Month!

Welcome January Dog of the Month, Bud the Pug! Bud has been coming to Central Bark Downtown since 2020! He…

December Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

December Dog of the Month!

Riggs is a 1 year and 4 months old Shih Tzu who absolutely loves to play! Riggs’ best friends are…

November Dogs of the Month!

Dog of the Month

November Dogs of the Month!

Welcome November Dogs of the Month, Zeke and Bert Biscuits! Both of these boys have been coming to Central Bark…

September Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

September Dog of the Month!

Maizy has been coming to Central Bark for the past few years! Even though Maizy only has 3 legs, she…

August Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

August Dog of the Month!

Welcome Samson! Also know as Sammy-son, Sam, or Big Bird! This handsome 2 year old has mastered the puppy dog…

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Dog Socialization, News

The Importance of Socialization

It’s National Train Your Dog Month in January and with that in mind, we’re exploring the age-old discussion of “Nature…

New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Parents

Dog Enrichment, Dog Ownership, News

New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Parents

The start of the new year is a time to reflect on the changes you want to make with the…

Play tug of war with puppy

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December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Did you know that December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month? Seems appropriate given that it is the gift giving…

Happy National Mutt Day!

News

Happy National Mutt Day!

We like Big Mutts and we cannot lie…. Little mutts too. Mutts, they may not be pure bread, but they…

Welcome to Central Barksgiving!

Dog Education, Dog Ownership, News, Recipes

Welcome to Central Barksgiving!

When you settle down for Thanksgiving dinner this year, are you planning on including your four-legged best friend in the…

It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week; Here’s How You Can Take Part

Dog Education, Dog Ownership, News

It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week; Here’s How You Can Take Part

The first full week of November is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, which seems fitting as it is a month…

What to take into consideration in positive reinforcement for dogs – The Weight of Reward

Dog Behavior, Dog Education, Dog Ownership, Dog Training

What to take into consideration in positive reinforcement for dogs – The Weight of Reward

Dog owners sometimes have the urge to quickly eliminate the use of treats & toys, or praise when working with…

October is National Pit Bull Month

Dog Education, Dog Ownership

October is National Pit Bull Month

Since our inception, Central Bark has been committed to a just and inclusive world where no one discriminates based on…

It’s National Adopt-a-Dog-Month

Dog Adoption, Dog Education, Dog Safety

It’s National Adopt-a-Dog-Month

Dogs, for thousands of years, have been our best friends, our protectors, and often improving and even saving our lives.…

Petting a Dog is Actually Good for You and Your Brain

Dog Behavior, Dog Education, Dog Ownership

Petting a Dog is Actually Good for You and Your Brain

If you own a dog, you already know that petting a dog it can just boost your mood and give…

Dogs Deserve Good Dog People – Here’s How to Be The Best Dog Person

Dog Education, Dog Enrichment, Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety, Dog Socialization, Dog Training

Dogs Deserve Good Dog People – Here’s How to Be The Best Dog Person

We can all agree that dogs are simply the best and deserve the world. The undying loyalty and unconditional love…

September is National Responsible Dog Ownership Month

Dog Education, Dog Ownership

September is National Responsible Dog Ownership Month

Here Are the 5 Best Ways to Celebrate Did you know that September is National Responsible Dog Ownership Month? Hosted…

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