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Two Dudes On a Stage Laying on Dog Beds

Behind the scenes at Big Barker, we do some weird stuff.  One of them is massively supporting NBA pioneer Sam Hinkie and what is...
Eric Shannon Eric Shannon
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Meet Our First Good Dog Gold Medal Winner: Sherman!

Big Barker is proud to present the first winner of the Good Dog Gold Medal– Sherman the Therapy Dog!    Big Barker’s Good Dog...
Shannon Wells Shannon Wells
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Your Dog Isn’t Slowing Down – Your Dog is…

As a small animal veterinarian, one of my jobs is to perform yearly physical exams on dogs. Some of my favorite client-patient combinations are...

Do Dogs Have Joint Pain?

Dogs are amazing creatures. More than any other non-primate animal on earth, dogs have learned how to communicate with humans. Who hasn’t had their...

Pain Experts Share the 5 “Uncommon Truths” About Your…

Have you ever wanted the chance to hear what the leading experts in canine pain management have to say about joint health in dogs? ...

Big Barker’s Teaming Up With the PSPCA to Help…

If you’ve been a part of the Big Barker pack for a while, you may remember that a year or so ago we worked...
Shannon Wells Shannon Wells
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This Pittie’s Perfect Smile Got Her Rescued

  Lady Shortcake the precious pit bull shatters all stereotypes about her breed and has the world’s happiest smile. This is the reason that...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Military Dog Is SO Happy To Finally Be Home…

  Former military service dog, Bakk retires and travels halfway around the world for an emotional reunion with former military handler, Justin. Bakk was...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Can You Prevent Hip Dysplasia In Dogs?

 There are several things that you can do to try and prevent hip dysplasia in your dog, or any dog that you are...

A Winter Wonderland for Special Needs Foster Dogs!

Happy holidays! To get you in the Christmas spirit, we’d like to share the story of Wicket and Lumen, two special needs pups who...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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Could “Dog Jail” Ease Your Dog’s Intervertebral Disc Disease?

Big Barker’s consulting veterinarian Dr. Sarah Wooten recently participated in a continuing education seminar given by Dr. Theresa Pancotto at DVM360’s Fetch Conference. Dr....
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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Thanksgiving Contest: Winners & Honorable Mentions!

For Thanksgiving 2017, we asked our fans to post a special picture of their dog or dogs that shows why they’re so thankful for...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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