Landover
Enrichment Doggy Day Care 

Doggy Day Care. Reimagined.

There’s no bond like the one you share with your furry best friend. But our human lifestyles can make it challenging to fulfill all of our dogs’ needs to stay healthy and happy. This can lead to issues at home, from loneliness and boredom to weight gain, anxiety, and undesirable behaviors.

Central Bark® Landover Enrichment Doggy Day Care gives your dog a place to play and learn in a safe and loving environment. With socialization, mental stimulation, and physical exercise, their minds and bodies need to stay healthy and happy for a lifetime. 

Our focus on canine enrichment aims to enhance your dog’s overall quality of life. Through fun and rewarding activities that encourage them to use their senses to problem solve, learn new skills, and gain confidence. You can have peace of mind knowing that your dog is having a great day with all of their friends. Enrichment Doggy Day Care is our specialty, and nobody does it quite like us.

Central Bark
Landover

8513 Ardwick Ardmore Rd,
Landover, MD 20785Get Directions

(240) 582-7389

Open Today 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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A Healthy Balanced Day

Enrichment Doggy Day Care provides a healthy balance of play, exercise, socialization, learning, rest, and TLC. We tailor each day to your dog’s individual needs and preferences. To nurture their bodies, minds, and senses so that you can enjoy a healthy, happy, calm, and well-rounded dog at home.

  • Play, Exercise, and Socialization – Exercise helps your dog maintain a healthy weight and muscle tone. It helps to improve their mood and provide a healthy outlet for their physical and mental energy. This means they can be more relaxed at home. Positive experiences with new humans, new dogs, and new environments help create happy dogs who are well-rounded and well-socialized. We offer both small and large playgroups in indoor and outdoor play areas where your dog can enjoy the social environment that’s right for their age, personality, and comfort level.
  • Rest – When dogs play and socialize, the opportunity to rest, relax, and recharge is vital for their physical, mental, and emotional health. Our daily schedule aims to help dogs avoid unhealthy overstimulation and achieve the right balance of rest, play, and learning. 
  • Learning – Dogs learn from humans and other dogs – along with our guidance, dogs are always teaching each other what is and isn’t appropriate social behavior. Our highly trained staff use positive training techniques to promote safe play and help your dog practice healthy social behaviors while at day care.
  • Love – Your dog will become part of our family and get all the love and attention they need while you’re away. We develop a bond with your dog to help them feel comfortable and confident. With regular attendance, we get to know your dog’s personality, needs, and preferences. We are better able to recognize things that might otherwise go unnoticed, like moods, behavioral changes, or even health issues.

Commitment to Safety

Our #1 priority is the safety and well-being of our guests. As dog parents ourselves, we take great pride in treating every dog as our own. And we are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for everyone that enters our facility. 

Highly Trained and Caring Staff
Facility Design
Deep Cleaning + Disinfection
Health Requirements
Dog Behavior Assessments
Consistent Attendance

Central Bark® Enrichment Day Care Features:

Flexible Group Play

Flexible playgroups allow us to match your dog with the social atmosphere and play schedule they can enjoy and benefit from most. This helps give them a healthy balance of play, rest, and learning and creates a safer social environment with a better quality of play. And our lower dog-to-staff ratios offer more individual attention, education, and love.

Group Play Skills

Interactive group activities and positive reinforcement help dogs practice important skills like name recall, and behaviors like group sit and calmly going in and out of doors and gates. These activities are fun and rewarding for your dog and help improve behavior and impulse control, prevent overstimulation, and create a safer social environment.

Rest Period Enrichment

Your dog gets to relax and recharge in their own private space with calming interactive toys and healthy food pairings tailored to their preferences and diet. It promotes physical and mental relaxation which can help them achieve a healthy balance of play, learning, and rest. It can also help them become more comfortable in crates by building positive associations.

One-on-One Enrichment

Personalized One-on-One Enrichment sessions give your dog the extra attention they love and the freedom to use their senses and safely explore their instincts through interactive toys, puzzles, and games. It’s fun and rewarding and exercise their bodies and minds and engage their senses. Add complexity with fitness and agility equipment. 

Canine Cab Shuttle Service

Our Canine Cab shuttle service offers safe and convenient pick-up and drop-off services to help you get your dog to and from their day at day care. Also, we can make deliveries for market purchases. This service can be scheduled as part of your package or arranged on an as-needed basis.

Please schedule in person or over the phone, at least 24 hours in advance.

Pricing

ServicePrice
Enrichment Day Care
Full day. One Rest Period Enrichment session included.
39
Mini Paw 10 Pack370
Super Paw 20 Pack700
Monthly VIP Pack
• UNLIMITED Day Care (Mon-Fri)
• One Spa Bath each month per dog
• 20% off all retail purchases
• Add on a Luxury Den Sleepover for $33
720
Puppy Pack
Six days of Enrichment Day Care, Behavior Assessment,
Spa Bath, a bag of treats and waste bag holder.
*One-time introductory offer for new clients only.
250
Premier Pooch Pass
Five days of Enrichment Day Care and Behavior Assessment.
*One-time introductory offer for new clients only.
165
Canine Cab Shuttle
Ask an associate for details
Behavior Assessment
One-time, non-refundable fee due on the first visit.
What’s a Behavior Assessment?
25

Training & Enrichment Add-ons

ServicePrice
Training Tutor
Individual training session during day care visit. Practice behavior skills like sit, stay, lay down, leave it, loose-leash walking, and tricks.
25
One-on-One Enrichment
A personalized session with interactive toys, puzzles, and games that exercise their body and mind.
15
Extra Rest Period Enrichment
One Rest Period Enrichment included with day care visit. Extra sessions can be added.
5
If you have any concerns about food sensitivities or destructive tendencies, please speak to an associate at the front desk to discuss available options.

Additional fees may apply for special requests. $1/min late fee applied after 6:30 pm. Ask us about our multiple dog discounts. Prepaid packages expire and are non-refundable. All sales are final.

Jen T.

CANT wait for Central Bark to open! I’ve personally known the owners for years and their knowledge and care for the animals is second to none. I am so excited for their doors to officially open so my pups have their ‘go to’ vacation spot when I’m out of town! So excited for Central Bark!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enroll in Central Bark Doggy Day Care?

It’s easy! Just complete our online registration form. To speed up the registration process, please have available: veterinarian contact information, an emergency contact (other than yourself or your partner), pet information & medical history, and credit card information (optional). We will ask you a series of questions about your dog’s training […]

What do dogs do at doggy day care?

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Why choose doggy day care for your dog?

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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 […]

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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.