Welcome To Central Bark Charlotte-Matthews – Doggy Day Care Services

Your bond with your beloved furry companion is truly special. You always want what’s best for them, even though it can sometimes be a challenge. That’s where Central Bark Charlotte-Matthews steps in to lend a helping hand. Count on us to provide the utmost care for your canine friend, ensuring their well-being, joy, and all-around fulfillment.

Bringing your dog to Central Bark Charlotte-Matthews ensures your peace of mind. They’ll enjoy quality time with their friends in a secure and caring environment. We’re proud to serve the Charlotte-Matthews community.

Moreover, our comprehensive approach to canine well-being prioritizes your dog’s health and happiness. We call it Enrichment Doggy Day Care. Alongside this, we provide services like dog boarding, grooming, training, and more, all geared towards ensuring you and your dog enjoy your best lives together.

We recognize that your dog is a cherished family member. As fellow dog parents, we treat every dog as if they were our own. Rest assured, your pup will receive excellent care here!

Central Bark

9600 Monroe Rd,
Charlotte, NC 28270Get Directions

(704) 261-3061

Open Today 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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Central Bark Charlotte-Matthews Whole Dog Care

Central Bark Charlotte-Matthews is dedicated to providing top-notch care for your dog. Our holistic Whole Dog Care ensures your furry friend’s well-being in every aspect of their life, be it physical, mental, or emotional. Explore our personalized products and services tailored to make your dog’s life even more enjoyable!

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Our mission is to enhance your dog’s life with customized activities, adding extra excitement to each day.

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Spoil your furry friend with carefully curated grooming and delightful interactions designed to bring them joy.

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Provide your dog with a peaceful and cozy retreat through our Sleepover service, guaranteeing their restful stay.

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Explore a premium selection of dog necessities, including food, treats, toys, and more, carefully curated for their happiness and health.

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Strengthen your bond with your dog through constructive training and engaging activities, instilling essential skills and positive behavior.

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Stay ready with customized coverage that offers peace of mind and helps address your dog’s veterinary needs.

How to get started

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Why do dogs LOVE
Central Bark Charlotte?

  • Tailored Experiences: Each dog receives customized days to suit their unique needs and preferences.
  • Complete Well-Being: Personalized care, activities, and rest promote health, happiness, and good behavior at home and in the community.
  • Canine Communication: Our team, trained in a science-based, positive reinforcement approach, effectively understands and communicates with dogs.
  • Safety and Cleanliness: Utmost safety and health are our top priorities, with stringent protocols and thorough cleaning routines in place.
  • Trusted Affectionate Care: For over two decades, Central Bark has enhanced dogs’ lives with a balanced blend of attention, play, exercise, socialization, training, rest, and affection.
  • Lasting Bonds: Witness the remarkable closeness that a day spent apart can foster! Your dog will return home content and in good health, alleviating concerns about leaving them alone.

Doggy Day Care. Reimagined.

Enrichment Day Care goes beyond conventional dog day care, incorporating cutting-edge insights from dog behavior science and positive training techniques. Your beloved furry friend can indulge in a day tailored for their enjoyment and well-being, offering a harmonious blend of play, cognitive and physical stimulation, social interaction, training, relaxation, and affection. This approach guarantees your dog’s comprehensive well-being, happiness, and overall growth.

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Flexible Playgroups

Small and large playgroup options allow us to match better your dog’s personality, needs, and preferences with the social atmosphere and amount of play they can enjoy and benefit from most.

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Group Play Skills

Group Play Skills are a fun and rewarding way for dogs to practice important skills like name recall, and behaviors like group sit and calmly going in and out of doors and gates.

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Rest Period Enrichment

Rest Period Enrichment sessions help dogs achieve a healthy balance. They can relax and recharge in their own private space with calming enrichment toys and healthy foods tailored to their preferences and diet.

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Enrichment Sessions

Personalized One-on-One Enrichment sessions give the extra attention dogs love and the freedom to use their senses and safely explore their instincts through interactive toys, puzzles, and games.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best dog food?

The best dog food will vary depending on each dog’s dietary requirements, medical needs, breed, and personal preferences.  Every item in our Central Bark® Market is specially selected to enhance your dog’s physical health and nutrition, and provide enrichment, happiness, and comfort. We can help you choose from our selection […]

How do you train a puppy?

Whether you’re crate training, leash walking, or potty training your pup, consistency is key. It’s crucial to establish a routine, practice positive reinforcement, supervise your puppy (especially when potty training), and avoiding punishing your puppy when mistakes happen.  Central Bark® offers everything you need to help you train your puppy. […]

How much does it cost to get a dog groomed?

All dogs are different, and like humans, your dog deserves grooming customized to their size, breed, and level of attention. For this reason, prices may vary by service and location. Learn more about our Dog Salon & Spa

Are the management and staff mature, knowledgeable, courteous, professional, and patient at all times?

We have a team of very qualified individuals at Central Bark®, including managers certified in Canine First Aid and CPR.

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