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BARKS Blog

BARKS Blog

A Life without Pets

By Fiona De Rosa and Fiona Warton  As the aging population of the western world increases, more people are finding themselves moving from their own homes and into aged care accommodations. This can mean that ...

Stimulation for Psittacines

By Amy Martin Physical and mental stimulation is vital to every species on the planet. Squid, poison dart frogs, pigs, rats, cats, tortoises, spiders, jaguars, sheep, dogs, ferrets, parrots, you name it, they all ...

Meet Geek Week 2021 – The Sequel

By the Pet Professional Guild

We’re Back – and Better than Ever! Geek Week: November 13-17, 2021  Early Bird Discount till July 31!

The Problem with “Furry Little Humans”

By Andrea Carne Let’s open this discussion with the whole cats vs. dogs “thing.” Honestly, why do we continue to debate this ongoing battle of the species? Social media is filled with cartoons and memes depicting ...

5 Ways to Streamline Your Business as a Pet Professional

By PPG corporate partner, PocketSuite One of the big lessons  for pet professionals in the last year and a half is that even a ...

Lessons in Empathy

By Kathy Wolff According to Wikipedia (2021), empathy is the “capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, that is, the capacity to place oneself in ...

Case Study: From Reactive to Relaxed

By Dr. Sheryl L. Walker Of all my years studying animal behavior and consulting with individual clients and animal shelters, there was one case in particular that stood out, partly because it featured two incredibly ...

Stress-Free Car Travel with Your Dog

Just recently I've helped several owners with dogs who've developed real aversions to car travel. Definitely this hasn't been helped by not going places in the car during lockdown. Maybe these dogs haven't set foot in the car at all but now ...

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