Ask Andy

October 15, 2021

BRANCHBURG, NJ - When Piglet comes to Barkley’s Marketplace in Branchburg New Jersey next month, it is going to be something of a family reunion.  Piglet’s “Favorite Dad” Warren is the cousin of Andy Cohen, the owner of Barkley’s Marketplace. A love of animals, especially “rescues,”  seems to run ...

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Barkley’s Marketplace is getting ready for the holiday season.  “Holiday items are arriving daily at both stores, and we hope Santa shops early for the good dogs and cats,” stated Andy Cohen, Barkley’s Marketplace owner.  Festive and fun holiday products include Bosco & Roxy’s “24 Dog Days of ...

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Barkley’s Marketplace owner Andy Cohen, along with his partner Ari Friedman, recently welcomed a fifth dog into the family. “Maximus is around 13 years old, he’s a dachshund who came to us from Ohio. Senior dogs can be harder to place, but we think they are special, Cohen explained.   “Honey Bee, ...

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Dear Andy:  “My dogs love to chew!  What is best to give them?  Chewing is an instinctive and pleasurable practice for dogs. It is beneficial for their teeth and gums, and it keeps them busy. Some dogs prefer soft, squishy chew toys and others enjoy hard chews such as bones, antlers and bully ...

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Dear Andy: “How do I know if my 7-year-old dog is bored? We play fetch and walk outside, and inside we play tug-of-war with a few favorite toys. She spends a lot of time sleeping during the day, and I suspect she is bored with the “same old” routine.” Guilty Dog Mom  I have found that my dogs ...

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