Entries by Ninis Samuel

Say Cheese: Five Tips for Photographing Your Dog Using Your Phone

Capturing your dog’s priceless expressions or defining moments takes patience and a little luck.  A few simple tips can help you meet the challenge. Think about your dog’s special qualities. What would you like to remember? You can use your dog’s unique personality for photo inspiration. Use Natural Light – The right lighting can make […]

Make your dog a BarkHappy Ambassador for your city!

We are now taking applications for you and your dog to become BarkHappy Ambassadors for your city!  For those of you who love using the app, want to get more involved and get some great benefits see below! We will only pick a couple for each city to join the BarkHappy Ambassador Program. Every Local Ambassador Gets: […]

BarkHappy, New Mobile App for Dog Owners Launches Nationwide

Free social app connects dog owners with dog-friendly places, events; provides lost-and-found alerts. AUSTIN, Texas, June 8, 2016 – BarkHappy®, a location-based, crowd-sourced mobile app created to help dogs and their owners discover the dog-friendly world around them, launched nationally today. The app offers a unique and creative way to socialize dogs and help communities […]

Best Stores to Shop for Your Dog in Austin

Looking to buy something new for your best friend? Search no further! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite local shops so you can find exactly what you need. You can expect stellar customer service from everyone listed below. Most allow dogs to shop too, so bring Fido along for the trip! Lofty Dog – […]

Best Stores to Shop for Your Dog in Portland

Does your pup need a new collar or maybe some new food or a special snack? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite Portland shops so you can find exactly what you’re looking for and keep it local. You can expect awesome customer service from everyone listed below. Most shops allow dogs too, so bring […]

Tips for traveling with your dog

It’s officially Spring! There are lots of wonderful events going on this time of year, and plenty to do outside with your fur kids.  Don’t leave your best friend at home – bring him along to explore and enjoy your vacation together! Here are some tips for successful travel:   Road Trips   Make it […]

Six Super Seattle Dog Friendly Restaurants and Bars

Hooray! It’s time to eat and explore your city! Now your best friend can join in on the fun too. Bring your pup on your next outing to enjoy one of these dog friendly spots in Seattle.   Belltown Pub Craft beers, a gastro pub style menu, and pool, make this a super fun spot […]

Awesome Dog Friendly Restaurants and Bars in Austin

It’s that wonderful time of day – mealtime! If you’re anything like me and my dogs, you LOVE to eat and try new places together. We are lucky that Austin boasts several dog friendly spots. Here are just a few of our favorites:   Lustre Pearl East The former Rainey Street spot has a new […]

Portland’s Best Places to Eat with your Dog

Since your dog is as awesome as you, he probably has excellent taste in food. Wondering where you and your pooch can grab a bite to eat in PDX? Luckily there are lots of dog friendly bars and restaurants nearby. Here are a few of our favorites:   StormBreaker Brewing The outdoor patio is dog […]

Dos and don’ts for dining with your dog

Did you know there are thousands of dog friendly restaurants across the country? The next time you head to brunch or dinner, consider taking your pup with you! Here are some tips on how to do so the right way:   DO Find the right place. The easiest way to do this is using the […]

Socializing Your New Puppy is a Must!

Did you welcome a new furry family member into your home over the holidays?  While puppies are a wonderful addition, it’s important to be prepared to train and socialize your pup as soon as he comes home. Why socialize Socializing your dog is not an easy task, but it is totally worth it. Having a […]

10 reasons we are thankful for our dogs

As the holidays get closer, we always take a moment to think about what matters most. There is a lot to be thankful for and our dogs are at the top of that list year after year. There are so many reasons to be thankful for our four-legged children, but here are a few of […]

How to take holiday photos of your dog that are worth sharing

It’s the most wonderful time of the year- cooler temperatures, festive holiday decorations, sugar galore and plenty of family time. It’s also the time of year when family photos flood your social media feeds. Maybe you even still receive some holiday cards via snail mail. If you’re like the BarkHappy family, you’ll want to include […]

Seven ways your dog is improving your health

It’s no secret that owning a dog is totally awesome. But did you know being a dog parent also has some majorly marvelous health benefits? There are several proven benefits, including physical, mental and emotional improvements. Here are a few of the great things your dogs do for your health. Dogs boost your mood and […]