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Are Golden Retrievers Good Family Dogs?

From 2013 to 2018, the golden retriever’s topped the American Kennel Club’s most popular breeds list. Take a walk around the block, and you’ll probably notice that many families have this breed playing in their yard. With how friendly and loyal golden retrievers are, it’s no wonder why they’re the most popular dog around. From […] Read More →


Why You’ll Love a Bernese Mountain Dog

Deciding to add a four-legged friend into your family is a big decision! You want to make sure the breed you select will be a good fit for your home, lifestyle and personal needs. In your quest to find the perfect pooch, have you been eyeing a Bernese Mountain Dog? If so, it’s easy to […] Read More →


Everything You Need to Know About Owning a French Bulldog

In 2018, the French Bulldog reached an all-time high in popularity; it ranked 4th in the list of America’s favorite dog breeds. When you take one look at the Frenchie, it’s no question as to why people adore this breed so much. With its compact size and lovable personality, this dog seems like the perfect one for any […] Read More →


Husky Training 101: 7 Tips for Raising Siberian Husky Puppies

Did you know that Siberian huskies consistently rank in the top 15 most popular dog breeds in America? With their beautiful coats, playful energy, and pleasant temperaments, it’s no wonder so many people love the breed. Are you currently in the ranks of husky ownership? Or are you thinking about owning a husky in the […] Read More →


3 Reasons to love dogs

There are lots of things to love about dogs. They don’t call them man’s best friend for no reason. Dogs are extremely special and therefore they need special love, care, and attention. We’ve decided to share three reasons that we love dogs to celebrate the bond between man and dog. 1. We love dogs because […] Read More →


Tips for Choosing the Best Dog Breed for You

Just like humans, dogs have personalities. Some dogs can be larger than life, while others are shy. Choosing a dog whose personality compliments yours is a recipe for success. Here are three personality types with breeds to match.  Breeds for the Adventure Seeker If you love to scale mountains and have an overall passion for […] Read More →


How to Prepare for Apartment Puppies for the Fall

Summer is coming to an end and your puppy will have to adjust to the new season of Fall. There are several ways you can make your pup more comfortable in your apartment as the seasons change. We take the utmost pride in educating our pet parents. Here are three things you can do to […] Read More →


How To: 3 Rooms You Must Puppy Proof

Purchasing a puppy is an unforgettable experience, similar to bringing home a new baby. Your new puppy is a new member of your family and will soon be exploring his new home. Preparing your home for his arrival is an essential part of caring for your pup. Below is our advice on the three most […] Read More →


The Facts About Large Dog Breeds

Have you ever seen a small person walking a large dog and wondered how and why they do it? Some people just love big dogs. Today we are going to discuss a few facts about large dog breeds that may leave you thinking bigger is better. Large Breeds for Protection Large dogs will undoubtedly scare […] Read More →


5 Best Dog Breeds for Hiking

August is a great time to enjoy the trails with your dog. The end of summer temperatures are mild enough for you both to enjoy a midday hike. Time in the open air can help us unplug from technology and bond with our pet companions. While there are no rules regarding breeds best-suited for hiking, […] Read More →


Payment Plans

At The Barking Boutique, we offer a number of financing options available to help make it easier to bring home your perfect pup. Click on the graphic below to start your puppy financing approval process!

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Once approved for financing you can pay off your pet in 30 days with the same as cash option if your budget allows, or you can continue to make payments until your purchase is paid off. You can also finance part of your purchase and pay the difference with cash or credit card. Income, bank statements, state issues ID, and other documents may be required in the approval process.

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