Barkin’ Basement

Barkin’ Closed May 6th

Apr 2018

The Barkin’ Basement will be closed on Sunday, May 6th, to change over inventory. Make sure to stop into the store on the 7th to shop!

The Barkin’ Basement is Hiring!

Apr 2018

The Barkin’ Basement is looking to fill a Full-time Customer Service/Sorter Position
and a Part-time Pickup Driver/Sorter Position!

Customer Service/Sorter
Applicant must be able to work weekends and some holidays. Must
have previous knowledge of register functions and cash handling, great
customer service and people skills. Applicant must be a highly
motivated team player, organized, outgoing, polite and
professional. Must be able to bend, reach, lift and carry 50 pounds up
and down stairs. Good communication skills required. Bilingual and experience
in pricing is a plus.

Pickup Driver/Sorter
Applicant must be able to work weekends and some holidays. Must
have a current driver’s license and personal car insurance. Must be able to
bend, reach, lift and carry 50 pounds up and down stairs.
Must have good communication and customer service skills.
Bilingual and maintenance experience is a plus.

Looking for reliable, self-starting leaders who work well in a fast paced team environment.
Applicant’s should have commitment to the mission, values, goals, and
success of the Animal Shelter.


To apply, please fill out the online application and send to the Barkin Basement at or call 208-788- 3854.

Hello Kittens!

Aug 2016

Hello Kittens! We are having another kitten adoption event this weekend at the Barkin’ Basement in downtown Hailey. We have LOTS of kittens (including Mango featured in the picture below) looking for their forever families & they all would love to meet you. We’re also running a special kitten adoption promotion where you can adopt two kittens for the adoption fee of one!


Special Kitten Event at the Barkin’!

Aug 2016

Join us at the Barkin Basement this Saturday (August 13th) for a special Kitten Adoption Event! We’ll have all of the adoptable kittens ready and waiting to meet you at the Barkin’ from 11am – 3pm. Interested in adopting two? We’ll be running an adopt one get one free promotion to help more kittens find their forever homes! For more information, give us a call at 208-788-3854.


Join us for a Kitten Adoption Event! from Animal Shelter on Vimeo.

Barkin’ Adoption Event this Weekend!

Apr 2016

Join the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley for a special Adoption Event taking place at the Barkin’ Basement on Saturday, April 30th. Dogs will be available to meet, greet, and adopt from 10am -12pm, while cats will be there from 10am – 2pm. Adoption counselors will be on site to answer any questions you may have & help you find the perfect pet! For more information, give us a call at 208-788-4351 or e-mail

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Big Success at the 1st “Adopt Your Valentine” Event!

Feb 2016

Thank you to all who participated & helped to spread the word about the 1st Annual “Adopt Your Valentine” Cat Adoption Event at the Barkin Basement today – it was a big success! Six cats found their very own forever families! Not only were 6 cats adopted at the event, an additional 8 pets were adopted from the Shelter.

Here are just a few of the photos from this weekend:

We Need You.

Aug 2015

We need your help! The Barkin’ Basement is conducting a short survey to help freshen things up at the store. Your participation in this will make a big difference in helping the Barkin’ attract new customers & provide a better experience for current shoppers & donors. In addition, for completing the survey you’ll get a 40% discount (excludes furniture) coupon to use for your next trip to the Barkin’!

Click here to get started.

Take our Survey

A Barkin’ Basement Sale in honor of…

Mar 2015

Have you heard the good news?  Our longest term resident of over a year, Gene Kelly, has finally found his forever home.  We’re all so thrilled that this fabulous boy has found his perfect match.  To celebrate the big news, we’re having a special sale at the Barkin’ Basement!

Gene Kelly Sale