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[Photos] 2015 Paws for a Cause was a great success!

[Photos] 2015 Paws for a Cause was a great success!

By on Oct 24, 2015 in Blog, Photography Gallery | 0 comments

Barks and Recreation would love to send out a huge thank you for all of the donations that were collected via our store.
Total donations for the event were over $18,000 this year!!
Barks and Recreation managed to collect almost $1000 to go to our local Trail Regional BCSPCA. We are in awe by all of the customers that donated $5 or more without even batting an eye at our request.

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A Guide to keeping your pets temperature under control in your home.

A Guide to keeping your pets temperature under control in your home.

By on Oct 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Pet health is dependent on a variety of factors, food, drink, exercise and your love to name a few. You also need to ensure that they are provided with an ambient temperature to help make them flourish. Our infographic highlights the importance of your pet avoiding heatstroke during the summer and keeping sufficiently warm in the winter to prevent hypothermia.

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FREE Toy with Paws for a Cause Donation at Barks and Recreation

FREE Toy with Paws for a Cause Donation at Barks and Recreation

By on Sep 1, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

We will be asking our amazing customers to help out in the upcoming weeks by donating to the upcoming Paws for a Cause Event. Our distributor, Anipet, was very gracious in offering us a bunch of fun, stuffed toys to give out to the donors that donate more than $5 to this cause.
We will be giving out a small Platty to anyone that donated at least $5.
We will also offer a larger Platty for any donation over $10.

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Help us Support our Regional BCSPCA: Paws for a Cause 2015

Help us Support our Regional BCSPCA: Paws for a Cause 2015

By on Aug 30, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Trail Paws for a Cause Walk, Market, and Event
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Location: Gyro Park
Dog Training Demos/Activities, Panago Pizza by the slice, Small Local Market, Face Painting, and More!

Registration open: 10am

Walk commences: 11:30am

Walk length: 20 mins & 45 mins

Registration fee: $15 Adult ($10 early bird), $10 Youth, $0 Youth (no event t-shirt)

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To Crate or Not to Crate?

To Crate or Not to Crate?

By on Aug 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

A bonus, not a penalty Many people refuse to crate or kennel-train their dogs because they feel the confinement is cruel. However, a crate or kennel can give dogs a sense of security. Crate training done properly is also a highly effective management system that can be a lifesaver for dog owners. Like any training method, crating can be abused, but using a crate for...

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It’s Not Drinking Alone…

It’s Not Drinking Alone…

By on Aug 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

To go along with our super popular keychains I set up these shirts for sale on TeeSpring. They come in unisex, women’s tees and tank tops. Multiple colours. Funds will support my travel expenses to the 2015 APDT Conference where I will be speaking. BUY IT HERE

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New Products 2015: Mini Skinneeez Stuffingless Animal Dog Toy

New Products 2015: Mini Skinneeez Stuffingless Animal Dog Toy

By on Jul 27, 2015 in Blog, Products | 0 comments

We have a steady rotating stock of the Mini Skinneez Stuffless Dog Toys at Barks and Rec. These are great for the happy ‘dog surgeons’ in your life. You know the type of dog we are talking about, the ones the make a precision tear in a plush toy so they can pull out the squeaker and mutilate it. Then their next step is pulling out all of the stuffing, perhaps only taking a break to nibble off the eyes or nose. Once completed you think they would have nothing left to play with but they do, they love to shake the skin around and play tug with it. The Skinneeez line of dog toys basically takes the stuffing removal step out of the picture and allows your dog to have happy pleasure while winging the toy from one side of the room to the other.

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