Entries by Ninis Samuel

Be Prepared: What to do when getting a new dog

If you’re thinking about getting a dog, you want to make sure you are ready. There are sacrifices in time and money you will have to make and it’s crucial that you consider what it will mean to be responsible for a new furry friend.  Before you start looking There are a number of considerations […]

Enjoying Halloween With Your Dog

How to Enjoy Halloween With Your Dog Halloween is fast approaching, and many pet owners are busy looking for a costume for their dogs. Before you can dress up your pup for a night of trick or treating, make sure you are ready for the holiday fun. While the holiday might be fun for you, the […]

A Dog Parents Guide: Road Trips 101 and Summer Safety

It’s no doubt that the evolution of a dogs role has come a long way. In our dog-obsessed culture, the unconditional love for our fur-children is obvious. So much so, that the age old phrase, “dog is man’s best friend” is no longer enough to describe the relationships we have with our pups. It’s more […]

How to Train Your Puppy

  Puppies are fast learners that require house training and proper socialization from the moment they can walk. Did you know that puppies as young as 7 to 8 weeks old can be taught simple commands? Although they don’t have the attention span to learn complicated instructions at that age, they can still understand one-word […]

Unusual Places that Welcome Dogs

Sharing adventures with your dog doesn’t have to mean the same old hiking trails, car rides or dog parks. The BarkHappy app gives you access to the dog-friendly world and makes it easy to plan a unique getaway. For those interested in mixing it up with some new experiences, here are some unusual places that […]

5 Facts About Dogs You Didn’t Know

Raising a dog can be filled with discovery. Day-to-day interactions with our canine family members brings us joy and teaches about unconditional love. But there still may be a few mysteries – some facts about dogs you may not know. Dogs like music depending on its type. Just as music influences our moods, it has […]

Your dog ate WHAT? True stories of crazy things dogs have eaten

Whether they are motivated by curiosity, hunger or an insatiable need to chew, some dogs manage to swallow some bizarre and unusual things. In a recent poll, thousands of BarkHappy app users were asked to submit the strangest things their dogs have eaten. These canines have taken the art of eating to a whole new […]

6 Dog Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

While most of us believe our dogs are superstars in the making, these Instagram favorites really are. They amass millions of followers by stealing hearts with their sweet faces and winning personalities. Here are just a few of the top dogs of Instagram that help make us believe dogs truly rule the world and help […]

Dogs Welcome: Pet-Friendly Places to Take Your Dog This Winter

If you think winter means dogs must spend long, boring hours confined to the house, think again. The BarkHappy app makes the dog-friendly world one-touch accessible and features many short get-away places that will keep your dog stimulated and active. Use it this winter as a quick and convenient way to connect to a variety […]

5 Movies Dog Lovers Can’t Miss

By Sheilah Villari Hachi: A Dog’s Tale > Based on a true story, Hachiko’s vigil for is owner’s return for over 10 years demonstrates the unwavering loyalty our dog hold for us. Friends Fur-ever Best in Show > This mockumentary perfectly displays how it’s easy to turn pampering into and obsession. To be fair it’s completely […]

Hit the Road with Your Dog: Some Car Travel Tips

Ready to take your dog on your next road trip? Cruising in the car to new and exciting places is a great way to bond. Planning and a little preparation can make the journey easy. BarkHappy can help. With over 27,000 dog-friendly places and meetups in over 45 major cities, the world is waiting for […]

Eat, Drink, and Bark Happy: Holiday Meal Tips for Your Dog

Just as we enjoy holiday gatherings with family and friends, our dogs also sense the excitement. Whether they are lying next to the oven for hours inhaling the smell of a roasting turkey or gathering under the table waiting for special morsels to fall, dogs join in our celebrations and are a part of the […]

Small Dogs on the Go: Some Airline Travel Tips

Exploring new places with your dog is a rewarding and bonding experience. But for some, flying provokes anxiety. Planning, preparation, and a few helpful tips can make the experience easier. Call ahead   Pet policies vary with each airline so it’s best to call ahead.  Be informed about your specific airline’s rules with regard to size, […]

Best Toys for Destructive Dogs

A Need to Gnaw If you find that your dog seems to chew through your best shoes, carpet or children’s toys, you are not alone!  It’s common for dogs to exercise their natural need to chew on any item that might smell good and offers resistance for a strong jaw work-out.  If you find that […]

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday

It’s so easy to use the BarkHappy app to find ways to indulge your pet, and yourself on your dog’s birthday… and any day! Revisit the Place Where You Found Each Other Go back to the original place where you first met your dog and your dog met you!  If it was an animal shelter, […]