Central Bark Blog

It’s Summer! Chill Out

May 27, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

The warm, sunny weather of summer is welcomed by most of us, but it isn’t always good news for pets. Heat stress in dogs is a serious issue, and owners need to be aware of the signs of a dog overheating, as well as how to keep their dogs cool and what to do should […]

Dogs Do A Body Good

April 5, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

Nearly everybody will smile when they’re petting a dog. If the dog happens to plant a big kiss right on your hands or face, you will probably laugh and giggle, even while pushing the dog away. Did you know that dogs can bring more than a smile to your face, though? Science shows that they […]

Friar Mustache: enlightened doge, great facial hair.

March 15, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

In the country of Bolivia, in the valley of Cochabamba, in the city of the same name, there exists a Franciscan monastery near the Andes Mountains with a very special monk: his name is Friar Bigotón (or Friar Mustache in English.) Oh, and he’s a dog. “His life is about playing and running,” said Friar […]

Tax Breaks For Pet Owners

January 12, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

You love your pet. He’s like your child, after all. But the IRS doesn’t quite see it that way. The IRS takes the position that the money you spend on Fido or Fluffy is generally a personal expense. Your pet gives you pleasure like that latte you bought on your way to work this morning. […]

National Walk Your Pet Month

January 4, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

January is National Walk Your Pet Month, and contrary to popular belief, walking your dog does far more than just alleviate copious amounts of energy. While walking your dog is an obvious great way to let your dog get rid of extra energy, it is also a great source of exercise.  According to Pet Obesity […]