Built on science, love and smart business
The only dog care franchise that does what’s best for dogs and your bottom line.
Enriching life, for dogs and you.
Dog care based on behavioral science that fosters holistic wellness and long-term customers.
Our weekly attendance policy supports better socialization for dogs and predictable revenue for you.
Multiple revenue streams make cross-selling easy — from boarding and day care to grooming, training and retail.
Build a business doing what you love in the feel-good, $136.8B pet industry.2
1 AUV based on Item 19 of 2023 Franchise Disclosure Document. Your results may differ. There is no assurance that you will do as well.
2 American Pet Products Association, Inc., “Pet Industry Market Size, Trends & Ownership Statistics,” 2022
Why invest in a Central Bark franchise?
Central Bark levels up the dog day care business model. While others focus on accommodating as many dogs as possible, Central Bark focuses on the health and well-being of each dog. Smaller play groups, dedicated rest areas and a unique enrichment program make Central Bark the premier dog care franchise. Happy dogs, happy customers, happy you.
As a Central Bark franchise owner, you’ll enjoy:
- Unmatched operational and marketing support
- 20 years of pet industry experience
- National brand recognition
- Simple-to-run, fun-to-own business model
“Central Bark’s unique business model paired with true passion and commitment for providing extraordinary care has created loyalty among both clients and staff.”
“We knew that a multi-unit ownership with Central Bark would allow us to diversify our portfolio and build something long term for our family.”
New Berlin, Madison, and Franklin, Wisconsin
“When researching other doggy daycares, I never got that feeling of family, love and safety that I have always had with Central Bark. Central Bark is definitely the team you want to join.”
A stable and growing industry
Over the past few decades, the pet industry has continued to climb with no signs of stopping. As pets become increasingly important members of the family, people are willing to spend more to ensure their pets get the best care. Even during a recession, pet care is a top essential for many Americans. With a dog-first business model, Central Bark is well positioned to meet that need in your market.
$136.8 billion industry and growing
Recession and pandemic resilient
of U.S. households have
at least one pet
of U.S. households
of Americans consider their pet to be a member of the family
Pet Industry projection
What it takes
As a Central Bark franchise owner, you can either work in the day-to-day operation or take advantage of our multi-unit discount and manage multiple locations from anywhere. Qualified military veterans and first responders will also receive a discount of 10% off their franchise fee. Find more information in Item 7 of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).
Estimated initial investment: $552,769 to $934,172
- Franchise fee: $49,000
- Minimum liquid capital required: $200,000
- Minimum net worth: $500,000
- Royalty fees: 6%
- Marketing fees: 2% of gross sales or $500 per month
This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. Currently, the following states in the United States regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your jurisdiction. Minnesota File No. F-10340. This advertisement is not an offering. An offering can only be made by a prospectus filed first with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the Department of Law.
Central Bark Franchise Locations
We have availability in existing and new markets across the country with the right franchise partner.
States we currently
States we are currently
looking to grow
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