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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 breed for you

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


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 →


Is bigger really better: 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. Protection Large dogs will undoubtedly scare away intruders and […] 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 →


Milestones for a 4 Month Old Puppy

Four months old is a wonderful milestone for your puppy. Around this time things begin to fall into place. Potty accidents around the house rarely happen if at all, crate training is a breeze, unruly barking starts to subside. If you have a new puppy here are the milestones your pup should achieve around this time. […] Read More →


Tips for Using the Bell Potty Training Method with your Puppy

One of the hardest jobs for new puppy parents is potty training. If you are like most new puppy parents, then you probably have combed the internet looking for help. You may have found the bell method and wondered if your puppy is a good candidate. The answer is yes! Your dog can learn to […] Read More →


How to Make your Puppy’s Bad Habits a Thing of the Past

We all have a few bad habits that we have picked up over time. Like humans, dogs can pick up some bad habits as they grow. Lucky for us, it’s easier to break a dog’s unwanted behavior than change our own. Dogs learn by association. They are bound to repeat an action that is rewarded. […] Read More →


Benefits of Buying a Gentle Giant Dog Breed

Good things do come in large packages — Extra large dog breeds are a prime example. There is a whole lot of joy packed into those 100 — 200 pound bodies of gentle giant breeds. These gentle giants usually have a mild, often comical temperament. Many are great family dogs. Things to consider before buying […] 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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