About Central Bark Jacksonville

Mark is a 22-year veteran of the United States Marines and has lived in Jacksonville for 25 years. During Mark’s tenure in the Marines, he served in many places both in the Continental United States and overseas. After retiring from the Marines in 2005, he worked for Randstad North America, one of the largest staffing companies in the world. His most recent position was Regional Vice President for their In-house Services Division where he managed accounts throughout Florida and South Georgia.

Mark became a Central Bark Franchisee because of his love for all animals, specifically dogs. Mark’s goal as a Central Bark owner is to give back to non-profit rescue animal organizations in the Jacksonville community as a testament to the dogs who have given so much to him and his family.

Mark is the proud parent of three daughters; Rebecca, Rachel, and Kori. His daughters are all grown and parents to their children or fur babies. Mark has two puppies Riley, a 10-year-old Mini Australian Shepherd; Monty a 4-year-old mixed breed rescue, and cat siblings, Tom and Quincy.

“We welcome you to join our Central Bark family.”

Mark, Central Bark Jacksonville Franchise Owner

Awards & Achievements

Our Family Photo Album

Jill L.

Fantastic, professional and trustworthy place to take your dogs. My dog is always so excited when we pull up and I can leave knowing he is safe and having a great time! I cannot day enough about how great this place is and the staff are amazing! I highly recommend Central Bark!!

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 […]

Can a puppy be boarded?

Yes. We offer sleepovers to puppies and dogs enrolled in our Enrichment Day Care. Sleepovers at Central Bark® provide your dog a calm, relaxing sleepover […]

What is the best dog shampoo?

Choosing the right dog shampoo can give your dog a shiny coat, less itching, and irritation, for a happy, clean-smelling dog. The best option for […]

Do groomers sedate dogs?

No. At Central Bark®, we never sedate dogs in our salon. Our expert groomers always aim to help your dog feel as calm and relaxed as possible […]

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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.

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