The Barket Place 3 Week Recall Challenge is taking place at the moment – and incredibly, we’re already halfway through! So, we thought we’d share a quick recap on how our participants have been getting on… plus a sneak preview of what the next 10 days hold. In the first week alone we’ve enjoyed such […]
It’s Back! Our 3 Week Recall Challenge
A quick, snappy, focused recall. It’s something all dog owners strive for… but not something we all have. Fear not! Our 3-Week Recall Challenge is back! Now in its 4th iteration, this challenge is exactly as it says on the tin. A focus on recall training over 3 weeks. With live videos from Barket Place […]
Dancing with your Dog during December
It’s been such a year of highs and lows. So we decided we wanted to ensure our Barket Club members ended their year on a high! What boosts our mood better than music? Well, of course, our dogs! And if we add Christmas into the mix – you’ve got a recipe for festive fun! That’s […]
Walking into Winter – for Healthy, Happy Humans and Hounds
During October, we hosted our 2nd annual “Walking into Winter” series over in our free Facebook Group. It’s a week-long series of conversations with the aim of helping our members have the happiest and healthiest winter. Group (and Barket Club) member, Susi, gives us a recap of the event, as well as sharing her biggest […]
‘Paws Up for the NHS’ challenge
Are you taking part in our ‘Paws Up for the NHS’ Challenge? The last few weeks have been really unsettling – for both us and our dogs. We wanted to give you something to focus your dog’s minds on, bring a smile to your face, and support our heroic keyworkers. ‘Paws Up for the NHS’ […]
Take Part in a Virtual Dog Show to Raise Funds For Coronavirus
We’re partnering with Dog Furiendly and other dog-related businesses, to support Bark Aid, a virtual dog show that will raise funds for charities that desperately need support to cope with Coronavirus (COVID-19). We all know that COVID-19 is having detrimental effects on our society in the UK and the rest of the world. Bark Aid […]
5 Simple Ways to Entertain Your Dog at Home
I’m sure you’re sick of reading more information about COVID-19 but the truth is, it will affect us all in some way – whether that be through a change in the way we work, how we can interact with family and friends, or even the ways we entertain our dogs. It might not be something you’ve […]
Trigger Stacking for your Dog at Christmas
Over the festive period, it can be hard for dogs to take on board all the new stuff – a tree in their home, more visitors than usual, their humans being around a lot more, presents, human excitement after one too many sherries, flashing lights, blow up snowmen, Santa coming down their chimney… the list goes on.
What has the John Lewis Advert got to do with Dogs?
Have you seen the new Christmas Advert from John Lewis and Partners with Excitable Edgar the fire-breathing dragon? Well, it got us thinking about how we work with Reactive Dogs. When we put our stressed or fearful dogs in the wrong environment or context, then they are likely to blow. While Excitable Edgar’s energy is one of […]
Top 5 Tips for Take Your Dog to Work Day – June 22nd
Take Your Dog to Work Day was first started in the UK in 1996, to celebrate what great companions dogs make and to promote rescuing a dog. We’re here with our top 5 tips to make the office experience as calm as possible for your dog.