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Congratulations Taz & Daq!


Congratulations Taz & Daq!

Meet Taz and Daq! These brothers (from another mother… and father) typically spend their Tuesdays and Thursday strutting their stuff…

Congratulations Ciara!

Dog of the Month

Congratulations Ciara!

Meet Ciara! Ciara is a five-year-old border collie that has been wiggling around at Central Bark since October 2017. She…

Congratulations Freddie!

Dog of the Month

Congratulations Freddie!

Often, people from the press or other foreign publications, will call Central Bark and inquire as to what it takes…

Congratulations Bobby & Blue!

Dog of the Month

Congratulations Bobby & Blue!

Meet Bobby and Blue! These two little chihuahuas have been spending many days at Central Bark since July 2019. At…

Congratulations Vegas!

Dog of the Month

Congratulations Vegas!

Meet Vegas, a handsome three-year old husky, that has been practicing his singing skills every day at The Bark since…

Congratulations Wrigley!

Dog of the Month

Congratulations Wrigley!

Meet Wrigley! Wrigley is a 4 ½ year old long-haired Chiweenie that has been playing at Central Bark since June…

Central Bark Blog

Dog Education, Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety

What is National Pet Preparedness Month? National Pet Preparedness Month, observed every June, is an annual campaign dedicated to raising…

Should you Board Your Dog for Summer Vacation?

Central Bark, Dog Day Care, Dog Ownership, Dog Socialization, News, Puppies

Is summer vacation about to start? For most families, this is an exciting time that leads to some much-deserved relaxation…

Conquering Kilimanjaro

Central Bark, Central Bark Ownership, News

Layne Pollard, Central Bark franchise owner in Gurnee, IL has always been an adventurous soul, but conquering Kilimanjaro was never…

At Home Dog Obstacle Courses

Central Bark, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety, Dog Training, News

At home dog obstacle courses are a fun, easy way to increase your dog’s physical and emotional confidence! Offering our…

Help Your Dog Feel Calm During Car Rides

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety, Dog Training

Dog car rides are a necessary part of our dog’s lives! Many dogs view car rides as incredibly exciting and…

Tips to Keep Your Dog Fit During National Canine Fitness Month

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Health, Dog Ownership, News

At Central Bark, we believe that keeping your dog active is an essential part of maintaining your dog’s health. Every…

Dog Bite Prevention Tips

Central Bark, Dog Education, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, News, Puppies

National Dog Bite Prevention Month takes place during April each year. Central Bark has some dog bite prevention tips to…

Here’s How to Have the Best National Puppy Day Ever

Central Bark, Dog Ownership, News, Puppies

It’s coming up on March 23rd and here at Central Bark we’re kind of puppy obsessed – so here’s how…

March is National Nutrition Month: Even for Your Dogs

Central Bark, Dog Health, Dog Ownership

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month, and that’s even for your dogs? When it comes to your…


Dog Behavior, Dog Ownership, Dog Training

Many dog owners daydream about taking relaxing neighborhood strolls with their dogs while enjoying the sights and sounds of nature.…


Dog Socialization, News

It’s National Train Your Dog Month in January and with that in mind, we’re exploring the age-old discussion of “Nature…

New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Parents

Dog Enrichment, Dog Ownership, News

The start of the new year is a time to reflect on the changes you want to make with the…

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