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2016 Holiday Food Drive

Holiday Food Drive Sacramento County Animal Care always needs help with keeping their food supply in good shape.  They continue to provide quality animal care services for the… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/2016-holiday-food-drive/

Keep Your Hot Dogs Cool This Summer

Make sure that your dog has plenty of chances to keep cool on hot summer days.
It’s hot. Really hot. We’re used to it being hot here in the Sacramento area. But it’s hot all over the place, even in places where it shouldn’t be. On average, Seattle has 10… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/keep-your-hot-dogs-cool-summer/

Finding the Right Size Crate for Your Dog

Your dog's safety and happiness is important, so we made a brief guide for determining the correct size crate for your dog.
We love giving our dogs as much room as possible to run around and exercise—that’s why our facility features 10,000 square feet of outdoor play area, and 1,500 square feet of… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/finding-right-size-crate-your-dog/

The Rules of Bringing a Puppy Into the Family

Before you bring a dog or puppy into the family, it's important to go over a few simple rules.
Part 1 - Rules for Parents For a lot of people, their vision of the perfect idyllic home life involves having their children running around playing in the front yard, and a dog… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/rules-bringing-puppy-family/

Signs of Fear in Your Dog You May Be Missing

It's easy to overlook things that might be scaring your dog. Here is a list of a few things that you might be missing.
If you were to ask people on the street how dogs “talk,” most of them would likely tell you that dogs use barking and other auditory signals to talk. While this is true to a small… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/signs-fear-your-dog-you-may-be-missing/

Things That Might Be Scaring Your Dog Without You Realizing It

You know your dog is afraid of lightning and fireworks. But what else might he be worried by that you're overlooking?
There are a lot of “normal” dog phobias that everybody knows about, such as thunder, fireworks, vacuum cleaners, the vet, strangers, etc. The causes of these fears are usually… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/things-might-be-scaring-your-dog-without-you-realizing-it/

How to Clean Your Dog's Ears

Keeping your dog's ears clean is important to its health. Here are a few tips to help keep your pup's ears squeaky clean!
If you had to rank a dog’s senses in order of importance, hearing would come only second to smell. They are exquisitely sensitive, much more so than ours. And even the briefest… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/how-clean-your-dogs-ears/

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails

Trimming your dog's nails is a skill that takes practice, both for you and your dog! However, by taking it slow and allowing your dog to gradually become familiar with the process of having his claws cut, both you and he or she can become nail trimming ex…
Just like you, your dog has nails that grow continuously. And just like your nails, your dog’s nails can cause problems if not properly maintained. Regular nail trimming is an… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/how-trim-your-dogs-nails/

Cleaning Your Canine's Canines

Cleaning your dog's teeth regularly is just as important as proper training or providing it with the best diet.
 Doggy dentistry isn’t much cheaper than its human counterpart. Therefore, it’s absolutely worth your while to make sure that your pup’s teeth stay pearly white. The best way to… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/cleaning-your-canines-canines/

Doggy Daycare: 4 things to think about when choosing a daycare for your dog

Making an educated decision about the doggy daycare you choose for your dog – or if daycare is even a good option for your dog – doesn’t have to be a mystery. Here are some tips on choosing the best daycare for you and your pooch!
For a lot of us, selecting a daycare for our dog is more nerve-wracking than selecting a preschool for our kids. Certainly more mysterious. At least we can relate to the preschool… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/doggy-daycare-4-things-think-about-when-choosing-daycare-your-dog/

5 Common Mistakes adopters make when bringing home a new dog

Don’t make the 5 Common Mistakes dog adopters make when bringing home a new dog. Learn how to be successful with your new best friend from the moment you take over the leash.
Everyone knows that adopting a dog from a shelter saves animals’ lives and makes us all feel good. At any time of year, but especially around the holidays, social media feeds are… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/2015/01/5-common-mistakes-adopters-make-when-bringing-home-new-dog/

Fur Friendly Review: Pet-a-Palooza

Pet-a-Palooza is an annual community event that celebrates the bond between you and your favorite furry (& non-furry!) friends. Join The Local Bark at the 2014 Pet-a-Palooza in Rusch Park for an afternoon of fun, food, music and lots & lots of dogs!
  The Local Bark visits Pet-A-Palooza When: Saturday, April 26th Where: Rusch Park inCitrus Heights Time: 10am-4pm Pet-a-Palooza is an annual event… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/fur-friendly-review-pet-palooza/

Fur Friendly Review: Pet Food Express

Pet Food Express is the local one stop shop for all things pet!
    The Local Bark visits Pet Food Express For March's Fur Friendly Review, and in honor of the luckiest month of the year, The Local Bark to a trip to Pet… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/fur-friendly-review-pet-food-express/

Does your dog have the Back-to-School Blues? 5 Tips on How to Ease this Transition for Your Dog

Easing your dog's worries isn't as hard as you think. Here are 5 Tips to ease the transition.
Can you believe it? Summer's almost over! How time seems to fly by at warp speed during the summer is something I'll never come to terms with. For your dog, making the transition… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/does-your-dog-have-back-school-blues/

Nails, Teeth and Ears, Oh My!

I have a confession. I have a fetish with nails. No, not of the human type. One look at my nails and you'll know that's not what I'm talkin' about. I have a dog nail fetish. I… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/nails-teeth-and-ears-oh-my/

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