We are pleased to announce the launch of our Dog Park Safety Project; a series of posters that are the result of a collaboration between the IAABC, Dr. Jessica Hekman and artist Lili Chin. The goal of this project is to promote safety in dog parks and in dog play through community education.Read More
Barks and Recreation would like to wish all of our friends a very happy Family Day weekend this weekend. We will be closed on Monday, February 7th, 2016 to allow our staff to enjoy time with their families. We will be open regular hours again on Tuesday. See you then!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
Pick up your free sample in store and use attached coupon for your next purchase of any Waggers product.
Coupon is good for any of our Wagers treats in any size bag.
Coupons expire July 31st, 2016
Tel Aviv-based studio Sturlesi Design has created the iLLuminite, a collection of decorative geometrical lamps ‘inspired by the search for a more unique and original approach to night lights and ambient lights.’
Mounted on painted concrete bases, the lamps are made from laser cut acrylic glass that is lit from below with hidden LEDs.
They are available on Etsy into a variety of geometric design, from animals to architectural shapes.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
Cowboy: 10 x 10 Oil on Canvas
This was a memorial painting for Cowboy’s owner, Christopher. A bunch of Christopher’s amazing friends gave small donations towards getting this memorial painting made for him. I used a Gotrick 10in x 10in framed canvas and Winston & Newton as well as Lukas Berlin water-mixable oil paints.
The painting below was the result:Read More
Our local BCSPCA has received many kind donations to allow them to have a fun raffle with some great prize packages to win.
First Prize: is a round trip for two to Vancouver via Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Second Prize: Coffee and Chocolate Lover’s basket with Seven Summits Coffee beans, two pottery coffee mugs donated by Kim Michelle , $50.00 Alpine Grind gift certificate, chocolate gift bag from Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company, items from Legacy Gift Room & Brew Shop, and more!
Third Prize: Ferraro Foods gift basket
Fourth Prize: Sports Lover’s basket with a day pass to RED Mountain Resort, hockey tickets for a Smoke Eaters game, yoga passes for U-Move yoga and more!
Fifth Prize: Variety Basket with a winter vest, hair care products courtesy of Menza Luna Hair Studio, personal income tax prep by Blue Moon Bookkeeping , $25.00 Alpine Grind gift certificate, personal care items, and more!
Tickets are only $2.00 OR 3/$5.00; you can get them at Barks and Recreation, the BCSPCA in Trail, or from Tails in Rossland.Read More
Series of whimsical illustrations shows people the benefits of having a cat.Learn why cats are the best pets.
Clever cat illustrations by Lingvistov.
more people were seeking natural remedies because they felt at a loss with what to do for their sick animal friend. Today 2015, I notice more people are accepting, appreciative and pursuing natural pet remedies because they can see the increase of health and emotional issues our animal friends are suffering.Read More
We have been beta testing our online booking system for the past 90 days and have had fantastic results! Our online booking is officially open to all of our general grooming clients. The simple process begins from our website’s main menu, Grooming > Online Grooming or by clicking here: http://bnrbc.ca/dog-training/online-booking/.Read More
Barks and Recreation wants you to enjoy your Christmas holiday. We will be open on a semi-limited set of holiday hours to allow ourselves and our staff to also get a bit of a Christmas break. We are open as follows:
Monday, December 21st, 2015 – 10a – 6p
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 – 10a – 6p
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 – 10a – 6p
Thursday, December 24th, 2015 – 10a – 3p
Friday, December 25th CHRISTMAS DAY – CLOSED
Saturday, December 26th BOXING DAY – CLOSED
Sunday, December 27th, 2015 – CLOSED
Monday, December 28th, 2015 – 10a – 5p
Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 – 10a – 5p
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 – 10a – 5p
Thursday, December 31st, 2015 – 10a – 3p
Friday, January 1st, 2016 NEW YEARS DAY – CLOSED
Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 – 10a – 5p
Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 – CLOSED
There are still availability for December 28th, 29th, and 30th for grooming at the time of posting
Beginning on January 4th, 2016 we will be back into normal operating hours for Daycare, Training, Retail, and GroomingRead More