Dog Boarding

Help your dog’s dreams come true

Taking a break and going on adventures is great, but it can be stressful when you and your dog spend a night away from home. That’s why at Central Bark®, we offer a special dog boarding experience that makes your dog feel calm and comfortable. Our goal is to reduce the stress of being away from home and make sure your furry friend feels safe and well-cared for during their stay.

During your dog’s sleepover at Central Bark, they’ll have a peaceful night in a cozy place they recognize. We understand how important familiarity is, so we create an environment that feels like home to your dog. By minimizing their anxiety, we want you to have peace of mind, knowing that your beloved companion is being taken care of.

Rest assured, our dedicated staff will give your dog attentive care and make sure they’re happy and safe throughout their stay. We prioritize their well-being, comfort, and happiness. You can trust us to create a positive and fun environment where your dog’s dreams can come true.

Choose our dog boarding services in Manitowoc for a sleepover that exceeds expectations. Give your dog the gift of a calm and relaxing night away from home while feeling confident that they’re in good hands.

Central Bark

1910 Mirro Dr,
Manitowoc, WI 54220Get Directions

(920) 652-9663

Open Today 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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Dog Boarding

for dogs enrolled in our Enrichment Dog Day Care Program

When you’re on vacation or away overnight, your dog can have a fun sleepover with their furry friends at Central Bark. It’s a peaceful and familiar place where they can have a calm and relaxing night. And the best part? They also get to enjoy a full day of Enrichment Dog Day Care as part of the package.


for dogs not currently enrolled in our Enrichment Dog Day Care Program

Stay-n-Play is available to dogs who are not currently enrolled in our day care program. Each 24-hour stay includes a luxury den and personalized enrichment play sessions with a member of our team. Your dog will play in his or her own space to ensure the safety and comfort of all dogs. 

Dog Boarding Pricing

Dog Boarding (Member)50
Dog Boarding (Non-Member)55
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. All sales are final.

Read our Dog Boarding Guidelines.


At Central Bark in Manitowoc, WI, we want to make sure your beloved dog has a great time while staying with us. Here are the amazing things we offer:

  • Fun Day Care: Give your dog a day full of exciting activities like playing, using fun toys, and enjoying games. We want to keep your dog entertained and active during their stay.
  • Spacious Rooms: If your dog likes extra space to relax and stretch, we have big rooms with comfy beds. These rooms are in quiet areas, so your dog can have a peaceful and relaxing time.
  • Cozy Cottages: If your dog prefers a calm environment that feels like home, we have cozy cottages. They have comfortable beds, toys, and other amenities to create a peaceful retreat. Our staff will take care of your dog with love and attention.
  • Professional Grooming: Make sure your dog looks and feels their best with our grooming services. Our skilled groomers will keep your dog clean, healthy, and comfortable during their stay.
Barry N.
Have been using Central Bark Manitowoc for about six years now; consistently a great experience both with day care and over nights. Great stuff!
Mary G.
Daisy loves Central Bark and goes once a week with the doggo next door. [...] Daisy agrees, Fridays are great days at Central Bark: love, caring, wrestling and running. Oh, treat time, soft music and napping. Best: cuddles from the staff.
Ryan M.
I've used them only for grooming services, but they've always been extremely friendly, and give a great haircut for my pup.
Hagen S.
Great place for small group play for our pooch. They take wonderful care to make sure your dog has an optimal experience. They share quite a bit of info about your dog's visit. Wonderful staff!
Tim M.
Our dog Lily loves going there! Very friendly staff!
Tim F.
I would trust these folks with my children! I tell everyone. So trustworthy and caring.
Karen M.
My dog loves it here. Employees are friendly and really enjoy working with the dogs.
Ken B.
Our dog loves going here to play with other dogs
Candy R.
Our dog Bertha loves going to day care at Central Bark. She plays and romps all day. I Love that they give reports on her days there. It’s nice that they have pick up and drop off services too.
Kristin S.
My dog is obsessed with this place to the point where he begins to completely lose his mind when we turn onto their street. He loves playing with his friends all day. I love that he has a safe environment to go be the wild man that he is while [...]

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

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. 

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