Central Bark Cares

At Central Bark®, it’s our mission to nurture, enrich, and inspire lives. Bringing whole health, happiness, and unconditional love to each dog, family, and community, we serve to create a happier, healthier, more loving, and peaceful world.

That’s why we’re dedicated to supporting our local Fort Lauderdale community. For over 20 years, the Central Bark franchise system has supported local dog rescue, fostering, and adoption organizations and charities in cities throughout the country. We also provide community education through our Central Bark Bite Prevention School Program and responsible pet care and positive canine development. Central Bark Fort Lauderdale is independently owned and operated. As small business owners ourselves, we’re committed to supporting independently owned small local businesses that bring us together and help our community thrive.

“It is in our DNA to give back to the community. Passion, compassion, respect, and integrity are our core values and guiding principles. Being active in our community is part of that.”

Jackie Jordan & Chris Gaba, Co-founders of Barkley Ventures Franchising, LLC. and the Central Bark franchise system

We Proudly Support

Fort Lauderdale & Broward Dog Resources

Fort Lauderdale and Broward area resources for pet parents.

Boulevard Gardens Community Center

13 N.W. 28th Terrace,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
(954) 357-6867

Bark Park at Snyder Park

3299 SW 4th Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

Park Vet

550 E Prospect Rd,
Oakland Park, FL 33334
(954) 561-8387

Family Pet

2750 North Federal Highway,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
(954) 567-2500

Canine Assisted Therapy

1040 NE 45th St.,
Oakland Park, FL 33334
(954) 990-5175

The Pet Project

2200 NW 9th Ave,
Wilton Manors, FL 33311
(954) 568-5678

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to potty train a puppy?

When 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 avoid punishing your puppy when mistakes happen.  Potty training a puppy to eliminate outside can take just a few weeks or several months. But it […]

Is it ok to board your dog?

Yes! When your dog spends the night with us, we do everything we can to ensure your dog has a safe place where they can feel well-rested.  Sleepovers at Central Bark® offer your dog a calm, relaxing sleepover in a place they can feel comfortable and loved. Because they’re in […]

What does dog grooming include?

Your dog deserves to be pampered. Our full-service dog grooming salon is fully equipped to include anything from a simple brush-out or bath to a full spa day, a grooming session.  All dogs are unique. Just like humans, your dog deserves personalized grooming for their size, breed, coat type, and condition. […]

What is the best puppy food?

Puppies have unique nutritional needs that require specially formulated food to keep them healthy and happy as they grow. The best food for your puppy will depend on their dietary needs, breed, and personal preferences. Every item in our Central Bark® Market is specially selected to enhance your puppy’s physical […]

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Central Bark® Whole Dog Care

Our whole dog care approach offers a full range of fun and personalized products and services. To promote your dog’s physical, mental, and emotional health and happiness throughout their entire life.

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