Barks and Recreation is giving away a new Martingale Collar and Lead set from Kimberly, CA made Pup-a-Tire. There are many ways to enter! Please click on the link to our website to enter the draw.Read More
Think sun protection is just for humans? Think again. Your dog needs a safe haven from those harsh ultraviolet rays, too. Here are seven pointers to help Spot enjoy the great outdoors this summer, without feeling the burn.Read More
Even though smell is the most direct of our senses and the 23,040 breaths we take daily drag in a universe of information — from the danger alert of a burning odor to the sweet nostalgia of an emotionally memorable scent — our olfactory powers are not even mediocre compared to a dog’s. The moist, spongy canine nose is merely the gateway into a remarkable...Read More
Please share this post with all of the artistic people you know. The upcoming 3rd annual Art Bark Art Auction for the Trail Regional BCSPCA is coming soon and we would love to have artists submit donations for our live auction, silent auction, and possibly for our online auction if we receive enough works. If any of you know an artist or are one and wants to donate a work of art, please fill out the form found in the blog post and bring your art to Barks and Recreation.Read More
For a limited time, Barks and Recreation is offering a free bag of Canadian-made, Spike Jerky Treats (a $14.99 value) with a purchase of any 25lb bag of Limited Ingredient Diet Petcurean Dog Foods. Petcurean offers three great flavours of LID foods currently; LID Duck, LID Salmon, and LID Venison. With a 25lb bag purchase you will be able to choose from Venison Jerky, Turkey Jerky, Catfish Jerky, or Duck Jerky. Come in to the store for more information.
Offer available until March 31st, 2016Read More
Coby The Cat has given new meaning to the phrase “cat-eye.” With his gorgeous baby blues, the British shorthair manages to entrance his many (274K!) Instagram followers with each and every snapshot. Aside from the oceanic color of his iris, Coby’s eyes have a thick, black line around them with a slight flick at the outer corners—making it look as though the cat’s an eyeliner expert!Read More
When: Monday & Tuesday, February 29th & March 1st, 2016
Where: Barks and Recreation in Trail
What you can do: Bake some donation to sell or come and buy a bunch of yum!
Join us for the sweetest day of the year! Barks and Recreation will be holding an event in store and is asking our amazing customer base to come in and donate some home-baked treats for people, cats, dogs, or other small animals. While you are here donating you may want to try out some of the other awesome creations before you go. The big hit last year were all the different cupcakes!Read More
TWO DATES AVAILABLE:
Saturday, April 23rd (9am-7pm) FULL, waiting list available
Sunday, April 24th (9am-7pm)
$149 plus tax
Register at: http://www.k9possible.com/#!pet-first-aid/cee5
This 10 hour certificate course offers comprehensive pet safety and first aid information and applies to dogs and cats. In this exciting course participants practice life saving skills on mannequins and as well on live animals.
It covers everything from prevention to treatment of illness and injury as well as information on how to keep your pet in optimal health.Read More
Can your dog be confined comfortably? There are many reasons to work with your dog so that they will be able to handle some emergency situations where their safety is necessary during a confined event. Construction, travel, emergencies, regular grooming haircuts, or health recovery, are all very valid reasons to ensure your dog is happy and comfortable when placed in a crate, a room, behind a gate or in the yard temporarily.Read More
Come dance off the winter blues to the tunes of the Fabulous Route 33. They will be rocking songs to dance the night away including songs by The Beatles, Tom Petty, Colin James, Eddy Money, Trooper, Chris Isaak, Eagles, Billy Idol, John Cougar, Steppenwolf, Bob Seger, Neil Young, Mavericks, Spenser Davis, Bob Dylan, and MORE.
Saturday, March 5th, 2016
Band: Route 33
Doors open: 8:30pm-midnight
Location: Trail Legion – 2141 Columbia Ave, Trail, BC
Draws for Door Prizes
All Proceeds go to support BCSPCA.
Tickets $12 at Charles Bailey Theatre, Barks and Recreation, L’Bears Health Foods in Trail, and Playmor Power Products in Playmor Junction as well as at the Trail Regional BCSPCA.Read More
No matter where you live, it seems that there’s always a sweet spot for working out outdoors. Like Goldilocks, you want a day that is not too hot, not too cold, but just right! On those days, it’s easy to get out the door for your run, your soccer match, your bootcamp, or whatever else gets your fitness juices going…Read More