Welcome to Central Bark Franklin – Doggy Day Care

Our furry best friends hold a special place in our hearts. That’s why we want to provide them with the best possible care. However, meeting all of their needs can be a challenge. That’s where Central Bark Franklin comes in.

Families trust us to provide the love and care that dogs need to be happy, healthy, and well-rounded. When you bring your dog to Central Bark Franklin, rest assured that they’re enjoying a safe and loving environment.

Our approach to Whole Dog Care focuses on nurturing your dog’s health and well-being, from puppyhood to their golden years. The Enrichment Doggy Day Care program lies at the heart of this approach. We also offer a variety of other services, including boarding, grooming, training, and more. Our mission is to help you and your dog share the best possible life together.

At Central Bark®, we understand that dogs are not just pets – they are family. As fellow dog parents, we take pride in treating every dog in our care like our own.

Central Bark

9550 S 60th St,
Franklin, WI 53132Get Directions

(414) 421-9003

Closed 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM & 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Drop off/Pick-up)

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Robin Peierl
A loving staff that is excited to see the dogs arrive. My pup comes home happy and relaxed after a day of activities and socializing. He can't wait to go back each time!
Paul DeArment Jr
My dog is always excited to see all the staff. She is sensitive so to see her this excited means two things - she is treated well, and she enjoys her time there. That is utmost important - and the fact that I've had interaction I've had with the staff [...]

Central Bark Franklin 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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Our Doggy Day Care is all about enhancing the lives of dogs by offering a variety of exciting and fun activities that cater to their unique needs.

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Treat your furry friend to a personalized grooming experience that can be combined with enrichment activities for maximum enjoyment.

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When you need to be away, our Sleepover service provides a comfortable and familiar environment to reduce stress and keep your dog happy and healthy.

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Our Market features high-quality dog food, treats, toys, and other items to promote your pet’s physical health, nutrition, and happiness.

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Build a stronger bond with your dog through our positive training and enrichment programs that help them develop important skills and behaviors.

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Stay prepared for any situation with our personalized insurance coverage, which can help cover veterinary treatment for your furry friend.

How to get started

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Why do dogs LOVE
Central Bark?

Why do dogs have such a blast at Central Bark? Here are some reasons:

  • It’s all about them: We understand that every dog is unique. That’s why we create a tailored experience that meets their individual needs and preferences.
  • Whole health and happiness: From personalized attention and playtime to rest and relaxation, our approach is designed to help dogs be their happiest and healthiest.
  • We speak dog: Our team members are experts in all things canine. As a result, they’re trained in our science-based positive reinforcement approach. This ensures that your pup feels comfortable and cared for.
  • Safety first: We take the safety and well-being of our guests very seriously. Our comprehensive safety policies and cleaning procedures help to ensure that your dog stays safe and healthy while they’re with us.
  • Trusted and loving care: For more than two decades, families have relied on Central Bark to provide their dogs with personalized attention, play, exercise, socialization, training, rest, and love.
  • A bond for life: Spending a day apart can actually bring you closer! When your dog comes home happy and healthy, you’ll feel closer than ever before – and you won’t have to worry about them being home alone all day.

Doggy Day Care. Reimagined.

By combining our unparalleled industry expertise with the latest in dog behavior science and positive training principles, we’ve taken dog day care to the next level. Your dog can now enjoy a personalized, fun, and healthy day that includes the perfect balance of play, mental and physical exercise, socialization, training, rest, and love they need to be at their best – both physically and emotionally.

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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

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

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

What is dog training?

Dog training teaches a dog to perform certain behaviors, often in a variety of contexts. At Central Bark®, our training classes are based on the latest research and scientific understanding of dog behavior to enhance the bond between you and your dog.   We use positive reward-based techniques to help puppies […]

Is there a schedule of activities and safety rules?

Yes. Our day is broken up into areas of play, rest, feeding and more. And we always keep a watchful eye on canine good manners.

How to choose the best day care for your dog

Selecting the right doggy day care is an important decision for you and your family. You want to make sure you find the right fit for your dog and your family’s needs. Follow these tips to find the perfect place for your pup!  Tour the day care center before leaving […]

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