Monday, March 30, 2020

Ohio Animal Shelter Emptied (In A Good Way) During COVID-19

Even though dogs can’t contract COVID-19 to our knowledge, many have been impacted by the outbreak. Animal shelters are, after all, staffed by people...

Separation Anxiety Training

Two weeks ago I celebrated with one of my separation anxiety clients over her newfound ability to leave her dogs alone for three-plus hours...

Dog Has Important Message During COVID Pandemic

Everyone has their concerns during the coronavirus scare, but no one knows the situation better than Pluto. Pluto is a little dog that recently...

Meet Lily

Dog's name and age: Lily, 8 yearsNicknames: FlitAdoption Story: Lily has cerebellar hypoplasia. Her previous owner could not manage her condition and two small...

Meet Barkley

Dog's name and age: Barkley, 9 yearsAdoption Story: Barkley's original owners named him and had given him up. So, we adopted Barkley when he...

Resourceful Dog Makes A Cheetos Run For Her Quarantined Owner

Mexico has currently reported 367 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Like many other countries, they are shutting down non-essential businesses and restricting large gatherings. Citizens...

Veterinarian’s Take on Covid-19: Week One

It’s been a week of hand sanitizer, social distancing and official responses. Policy, protocols, processes. (As you know, these are a few of my...

RECALL ALERT: Botulism Concern With IcelandicPlus Fish Treats

Out of an abundance of caution, Pennsylvania-based company IcelandicPlus has issued a recall of their Capelin dog and cat treats. Per FDA guidelines, fish...

Au Revoir: The Bark Ceases Print Publication

With a heavy heart, I must tell you that, after 23 years, we are ceasing publication of the print version of The Bark. Issue...

Robotic Dogs Lift The Spirits of Dementia Patients That Can’t Care For Actual Pets

We all know that having a dog in our lives is one of the most fulfilling relationships we can ever have. It’s no doubt...

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