Brooklyn Bark Talks

Doing Well by Doing Good - Gifts for Pups & Kitties

Sometimes the words "OH MY GOSH" ring more often than "HAPPY HOLIDAYS" as we approach the end of the countdown to Christmas.

 

Let's make it easy for you if you have any of those OMG moments concerning gifts for your pup or kitty or for those at the home where you were suddenly invited to a party or dinner or to just sip the eggnog.

 

Hamilton Dog House has it all - right here in the 'hood - and every penny of profit goes to Sean Casey Animal Rescue which just happens to be next door.  At 155 East Third Street in Brooklyn 11218 they are

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Tags: Dog, gifts for pets, last minute christmas gifts, gifts for dogs

It's Fall, the Calendar is "Ticking" -  here's what you need to know about ticks and your dog

As the weather cools, many reinvigorated Barkers are heading to the hiking trails with their pups.  Disease bearing ticks have been there all summer - actually they have become year 'round scourges in the Northeast.

 

Brooklyn Bark caught up with Dr. Chris of North Slope Veterinary who shares that he gets questions from patients about ticks all year. 



Brooklyn Bark:  Are there ticks in Brooklyn? Do they spread disease?

Dr. Chris:  Yes, there are ticks in New York City and Brooklyn. The most common tick is the American Dog Tick.  These ticks

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Tags: Dog, Lyme disease in dogs, canine lyme disease, lyme disease prevention, Lyme vaccine, Ticks,

Brooklyn Dogs from Bergan Beach to Attend "Bark in the Park"

This is a guest article by Stella Blanca Panzarino of the Bergan Beach Barkers.  We dedicate it to all Brooklyn Dogs and their dog walkers, peeps or prof.

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It's Brooklyn Cyclones "Dog Day"!

Brooklyn Dogs, their people and their dog walkers are gearing up for one of summer's highlights - Bark in the Park.  We hope they are as excited as we are.

At Brooklyn Bark we love making pups and their people happy - by the way, kitties, too but we don't expect many cats coming out for the game.

So, what have we done to make the night a success?

Brooklyn Bark has created four types of fun for pups and their owners.

  1.   Doggie Bags.  Unlike the restaurant leftovers that you bring home to turn green in the back of your fridge, both the bags and the contents are useful for pup and for you.  We have stuffed them with treats, frizbees, high quality sample products and lots of discount coupons.  These are all in a non-woven tote owners can reuse and reuse.

  2. Tennis balls.  Lots and lots of tennis balls for pup to proudly take home.


  3. &          Raffle.  More doggie products.  Baskets of great toys and treats from Kong and Zukes plus gift certificates for dog training and for people eating.

  4.   &     Emergency envelope.  Wallet card with poison control contact and 24-hr. Brooklyn vet info.  Door sticker alerting first responders that furry ones are abiding (and might be hiding) inside.

Come by our booth to pick up goodies for pup and you.  We'll be in the picnic area. Very easy to find.  Just let pup's nose lead you to where your dinner is being grilled.

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Tags: Dogs at Baseball Game, Dog, Brooklyn Dog Walker

Brooklyn Bark "Doggie Bags" for the Bark in the Park

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Dog Walkers, Dog Owners: "Pet-Away" with Your Dog

They have close to 200 acres with 2 lakes where pup may swim and 27 miles of hiking and biking trails and stunning gardens.  They have doggie beds in your room (upon request) and treats at the front desk.  They have a restaurant on premises and can arrange pet sitting if you want to “get away” for a massage or to go shopping or to dine in town or attend the races at Lime Rock or tour Millbrook Vineyard.

Interlaken Country Inn near the Housatonic River in Lakeville CT is two hours from the City, a trip you can drive or actually make most of the way on dog-friendly Metro North.  Ask directions when you reserve.  And ask for a car to meet you at the train station.

At Interlaken you can be pampered, you can meet nature, you can explore land and water with your pup or without.  No matter what combination you choose of excitement and serenity, you can share it with pooch or leave her with a very able pet sitter the Inn will gladly provide.

Visit www.InterlakenInn.com.  

Brooklyn Barkers receive a $10 per night discount from now until the end of the year.  Just identify yourself when you book by phone 800-222-2909.

A little piece of heaven on earth for you and pup in nearby Connecticut  at $10 off per night for Barkers…..  what more can you want?

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Tags: Out of Brooklyn with your dog, Dog, Brooklyn Dog Walker, weekend trip, trip with your dog

Brooklyn Bark Dogs are Invited to Take their Owners to the Ball Game

After all the nice things you do for pup, here is a chance for him to show his thanks by “taking you out to the ball game.”

On Aug 22nd (festivities begin at 4 pm; first pitch is at 7 pm) the Brooklyn Cyclones will host Bark in the Park, sponsored by the Mayor’s Alliance for Animals.  Pups are invited to bring their people to the game.

That’s special, but it gets even more special for us Brooklyn Barkers.  Our tickets - two legged Barkers or four - are just $5 (enter BBarker when you click on “Enter Promo Code” for tickets on Aug 22)

It gets better….  We will have our own section with a banner at the game.

And still better….   Hot dog (or veggie burger) + soda + chips = $6.25 with meal voucher. You can get your voucher from the Bark Master at the game.  

And the best…. Along with the treats BB has for pup at the game is a baseball cap with the Brooklyn Bark logo.  

Pups, what a great way to celebrate all the nice things your persons do for you!  Take them to Bark in the Park Cyclones ball game.  Feed them, clothe them and get a treat for yourself.

It doesn’t get much better than this.  Certainly not at the price.

To order tickets:  www.brooklyncyclones.com>Tickets> individual tickets (on dropdown menu)> Aug 22>Enter Promotion Code (which is BBarker).  Or make your life easy and click on the baseball below.

Seating:  Barkers in our own section with our banner in the bleachers

Meal vouchers: $6.25 at the game from the Bark Master

Brooklyn Bark baseball caps: at the game from Rachel or a Care Associate.

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Brooklyn Dog Walker Tips to Beat the Heat

Brooklyn Bark's Care Associates are out there walking all day, every day.  They know each dog and customize their walks and their care to every Barker so that the summer is a joy, not a drudge.

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