Dog Boarding

Make your dog’s dreams come true with Grayslake dog boarding services.

Leaving home overnight can be stressful for both you and your dog. That’s where our dog boarding services come in.

Our sleepovers at Central Bark® provide a calm, relaxing night in a familiar and comfortable environment. It reduces the stress of being away from home and gives you peace of mind, knowing your dog is safe and well taken care of.

And that’s not all! We have more to offer to make your dog’s sleepover extra enjoyable:

  • Personalized Care: Our attentive staff provides individualized attention to your dog during their stay.
  • Cozy Space: Your dog will have a comfortable area to relax and sleep, ensuring they have a restful night.
  • Entertaining Activities: We offer engaging activities to keep your dog entertained and mentally stimulated while they’re here.
  • Socializing Opportunities: Your dog can interact and socialize with other friendly dogs, providing a chance for fun and companionship.
  • Regular Updates: We’ll keep you informed about your dog’s stay, providing updates along the way.

Central Bark

256 Commerce Dr,
Grayslake, IL 60030Get Directions

(847) 548-2275

Open Today 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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for dogs enrolled in our Enrichment Doggy Day Care Program

When your family is on vacation or away overnight, dogs who attend our Enrichment Doggy Day Care regularly can join their friends for sleepovers. It’s a calm and relaxing night in a familiar and cozy environment they’re used to.

Includes a full day of Enrichment Day Care.


24-hour stay. Full day of Enrichment Day Care included.
Luxury Den Sleepover
24-hour stay in spacious den.
Full day of Enrichment Day Care included.
24-hour stay. Individual playtime, enrichment games,
frozen Kong, and report card.

Day Care enrollment is required for all Sleepovers except Stay-n-Play. Fees may apply for special drop-off or pick-up arrangements.

Read our Sleepover Guidelines.

Tara B.
Wow!! What a great place. Thank you so much for getting Louie in on the last minute with Lisa. As always Lisa did a wonderful job! We will definitely be back. Thank you for your hospitality and wonderful service. The Estations Tara & Chris

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Step 1: Login Click the “Client Login” option found at the bottom of all pages on our website. Enter either your email address or phone number that you signed up with Click “continue logging in”Then enter your password and click “Sign In” Step 2: Request Services You will now see the page […]

How much does it cost to board a dog?

Boarding service pricing may vary by service and location, as well as the length of stay. Learn more about Sleepovers at Central Bark.

What should I bring when boarding my dog?

When your dog is spending the night at Central Bark®, you should make sure all required forms, including proof of vaccination, are uploaded to your online account. You can bring in copies to your scheduled sleepover. Also, bring a collar and leash, food, medication, and any comforts from home (optional).   […]

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. To promote your dog’s physical, mental, and emotional health and happiness throughout their entire life.