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Dog Socialization 101

Dog Socialization 101

By on Feb 12, 2017 in Blog, Training Blog | 0 comments

Socialization is a key part of your puppies development. Early, positive, gradual exposure is the key to building their confidence. Try to introduce your pup to things at their pace today for a confident, well adjusted dog tomorrow.

Bring your puppy into Barks and Recreation for our Surviving Puppyhood Class

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Barks and Recreation in Trail BC will be closed Monday, February 13th, 2017 for Family Day

Barks and Recreation in Trail BC will be closed Monday, February 13th, 2017 for Family Day

By on Feb 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Barks and Recreation in Trail, BC will not be open on Monday, February 13th, 2017 because of the stat holiday, Family Day. We hope that all of you get to enjoy some time with your family throughout the weekend. Otherwise we will be running with regular retail hours of 10a – 5p on Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday (Family Day), and we will re-open Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 from 10a – 6p.

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Why Do Dogs Bark? – via BBC Earth

Why Do Dogs Bark? – via BBC Earth

By on Jan 27, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

All dogs can trace their ancestry back to the wolf. But wolves howl and dogs bark. Scientists think the bark may have developed for human benefit but can dog owners tell what their dog’s barks mean? Dogs can communicate six different senses using their bark, could you tell the difference between these barks?

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