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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 →


Should I bring my puppy?

As a new puppy owner it’s hard to think of leaving your puppy at home alone. Ideally, you’d like to bring him everywhere but is that the right thing to do? Here’s our take. Can your dog participate?  Leave your dog at home if you are doing something where your dog can’t participate.  If your […] Read More →


Fun activities for Dogs with lots of Energy

The sunshine and long summer days gives a unique opportunity for fun activities with your dog. Being in the house all day can not only be boring but it can leave your dog with extra energy. Here’s are a few ideas for fun activities with your dog.  Summer splash- If your dog doesn’t mind the […] Read More →


Why some dogs bark and others don’t

If you live in an apartment and you are looking for the best apartment dog breeds then you’ve come to a great source. Understanding why some dogs bark more than others can help you select the perfect breed for your apartment lifestyle. With proper training every dog can be taught not to make noise, there […] Read More →


What Should I know Emotional Support Dogs?

Dogs can help relax and calm so, it’s no wonder that people suffering from anxiety and depression commonly use dogs as emotional support animals. Training requirements: There is no training required for an emotional support dog, so any dog can be an emotional support animal (ESA) without any training. The main difference between an ESA […] Read More →


Why Do Dogs Shed, Anyway?

There’s no way around it, shedding stinks — whether you’re sick of encountering fur all over the house, or are allergic to dog dander, reducing shedding is a big priority for many dog owners. Understanding why dogs shed can help you feel better about the daily struggle with dog fur. Shedding is a completely normal […] Read More →


How to Properly Care for Small Dogs

Small dog breeds are wonderful and super cute animals. Taking care of small dogs can be tough at times because they are so little. You must have a special amount of patience for these dogs. So before buying one, we want to make sure you know how to properly take care of them so they […] Read More →


Caring for No Shed Puppies

Owning a dog comes with so much joy and also responsibility. This is especially true for people with allergies and is searching for no shed puppies. No shed puppies can be hypoallergenic depending on an individual’s specific allergies, because they have coats made of hair. We take pride in providing education for pet owners. Read […] 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!

Grand Rapids Puppy Adoption Payment Plans Grand Rapids Puppy Adoption

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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