Category Archives: Breed Information

Brain Train Your Dog

It's no secret that your dog loves spending time with you. He or she loves going on walks and absolutely loves learning new tricks. So, why does your pup tear up the couch or steal socks and grab things from the kitchen counter?

Many pet parents are surprised to find...

Read more

10 Fun Facts About Dogs

At Barx Parx, dogs are our best friends and truly part of our family. We've found a few fun facts to help learn about our four legged pals. From the tallest to the smallest to the oldest, we've got your dog information right here. In no particular order, here are your ten fun...

Read more

Dog DNA Testing – Wisdom Panel Results For Lilley

This is a continuation of our previous article about dog DNA testing. In this section we will provide a dog DNA test review of one of our customer's pups. Lilley details. But all well worth it to finally have an answer to “what kind of dog is that?” The DNA test was not provided by...

Read more

Is my dog predisposed to Progressive Retinal Atrophy?

Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is the scientific term for the degeneration of the retina. This disease is fairly common in certain dog breeds such as Bullmastiff and Husky. Progressive retinal atrophy causes a progressive loss of vision ultimately leading to blindness. 

Genetic Causes

In most breeds, the gene that causes PRA is autosomal recessive which means that...

Read more

Dog DNA Testing – Wisdom Panel Results For Daisy

This is a continuation of our previous article about dog DNA testing. In this section we will provide a dog DNA test review of one of our staff member's pups. Daisy was adopted from a shelter in New Jersey. They only knew her birthdate, that she was originally from Mississippi, & labeled her as a...

Read more