Dog Boarding

Help your dogs dreams come true with dog boarding services

Make your dog’s dreams come true with our dog boarding services. We understand that leaving your furry friend overnight can be stressful for both you and your pet.

That’s why we offer sleepovers at Central Bark®. This is where your dog can enjoy a comfortable and familiar environment, reducing the stress of being away from home. You can relax knowing that your dog is safe and well-cared for.

Central Bark

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

(414) 421-9003

Open Today 6:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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Franklin dog boarding

Dog Boarding

for dogs enrolled in our Enrichment Dog Day Care Program

For dogs who regularly attend our Enrichment Dog Day Care, we offer sleepovers when you have to be away overnight. Your dog will have a calm and relaxing night in a familiar environment. They will also receive a full day of Enrichment Dog Day Care the following day.

A full day of Enrichment Dog Day Care is included.


for occasional dog boarding guests

Our Stay-n-Play program is designed for occasional boarding guests who are not currently enrolled in our day care program. Your dog will receive a restful night’s sleep followed by a day of play, exercise, and lots of love and attention from our experienced staff. Stay-n-Play guests have their own designated areas for sleeping and playing.


Dog Boarding
Dog Boarding is for dogs enrolled in our day care program and includes a full day of Enrichment Dog Day Care with each 24-hour stay. Upgrade to a luxury den for an extra $5/night. 
For dogs not enrolled in our day care program. Each 24-hour stay includes a luxury den and one-on-one sessions. Each dog plays in their own space to ensure the safety and comfort of all dogs. 

 Day Care enrollment required for Dog Boarding except Stay-n-Play. Fees may apply for special drop-off or pick-up arrangements. $10 Weekend/Holiday drop-off/pick-up fee by appointment only. All sales are final.

Read our Dog Boarding Guidelines.

Franklin Dog Boarding Amenities

We understand the importance of providing the best care for your furry friend, even when they’re away from home. To ensure your dog’s happiness, relaxation, and entertainment during their stay with us, we offer a variety of amenities. Below is a comprehensive list of the dog boarding amenities available in Franklin:

  • Enrichment Dog Day Care: Every dog deserves a fun-filled day. Our sleepover package includes a full day of Enrichment Dog Day Care with access to play areas, toys, games, and activities to keep them entertained.
  • Spacious Dens: Our dens are perfect for dogs that need extra space to stretch out and relax. Each den has a comfortable bed and is located in a quiet area of our facility to provide the relaxation they need.
  • Quiet Cottages: For dogs that prefer a peaceful, home-like atmosphere, we offer quiet cottages with comfortable beds, toys, and other amenities. Our experienced staff provides plenty of love and attention to make them feel right at home.
  • Professional grooming and bathing services: We also offer grooming and bathing services to keep your dog clean, healthy, and comfortable during their stay.
  • Nutritious meals and delicious treats: We provide nutritious meals and treats to ensure that your dog stays healthy and happy during their stay.

Contact us to schedule a Central Bark sleepover for your dog, and check out our FAQ section for more information about our dog boarding services.

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 [...]

Frequently Asked Questions

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 a familiar place, they can feel less stressed about being away from home (and so will you). A full day of Doggy Day Care is included with your sleepover stay.

Learn more about Sleepovers at Central Bark.

How do I Request a Reservation for a Day Care or Sleepover service in my online account?

Step 1: Login

  1. Click the “Client Login” option found at the bottom of all pages on our website. 
  2. Enter either your email address or phone number that you signed up with 
  3. Click “continue logging in”
  4. Then enter your password and click “Sign In”

Step 2: Request Services

You will now see the page below. From this page you can do a number of things along with requesting a reservation from the drop downs including editing your information, editing your pet’s info, adding/removing pets, checking your package credits, purchasing package credits, and adding/editing/changing photos.

  1. Click the blue “request services” button 
  2. In the popup window, click the “Book Day Care or Sleepover Now!” button 

Step 3:  Select a Service Type

  1. Scroll down past the notes (after you have read them) until you get to the “Details” section. 
  2. Click on the drop-down in the “Type” row and choose your reservation type. 
  3. Note: Grooming requests cannot be made through the customer portal. Please call your local store to schedule an appointment.

Step 4: Make Your Reservation Request

  1. Choose the pet or pets you would like to add to this reservation 
  2. Choose the date you are looking for 
  3. You may edit the drop-off and pick-up time from within our open hours, if you know those approximations 
  • You can set up “recurring dates” for the same day/days each week for a timeframe 
  • You can add additional reservations for other days at the same time. 

Step 5: Add-on Services and Notes

  1. You may add any additional services (such as enrichment training, training tutor, special meals (outside of lunch), salon and spa services, etc, to their reservation. 
  2. You may add any notes that you would like us to see in the notes box 
  3. You may run an estimate for the total cost of your reservation request (please note that the charges for “additional services” such as salon and spa, may vary from the default that shows in the estimate) 
  4. Once you have added everything you want, click “Save” in the lower right corner 

Your Done!

You should see the page below if everything went through correctly. You will get an email confirmation when your reservation has been accepted and confirmed, if you are added to a waitlist, or if it is denied. 

What is Stay-n-Play?

Our Stay-n-Play program offers boarding for dogs that have not enrolled in our day care program. Each overnight guest gets a restful night’s sleep, followed by a day of play, exercise, and plenty of TLC from our staff. Stay-n-Play guests sleep and play in their own designated areas. 

Learn more about our Stay-n-Play boarding service.

Do I need to bring bedding, toys, or treats for my dog?

Nope! We got you covered! Most dogs will not need any bedding for a single day of day care. If your dog is boarding with us, see our Sleepover Guidelines. As far as treats and toys, we have plenty! Please ask about which toy and treat products are available.

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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. The aim is to promote your dog’s physical, mental, and emotional health and happiness throughout their entire life.