About Central Bark Milwaukee Downtown

Dennis Malavsky has been a sale’s professional working as a Technical Sales Engineer for the past 15yrs. however his true passion is to increase the quality of life for all dogs through fostering, rescue, and now owning his own Central Bark franchise. Dennis is married to his high school sweetheart; Leslie of 21 yrs. Leslie works fulltime as a P.T.A. for Aurora, Lakeshore Medical.  Both Dennis and Leslie have always had a dream to own their own business in the dog industry. They have owned dogs and showed them winning numerous shows as amateurs going against professionals for confirmation, obedience, and agility. While they have no children, they have always considered and treated their dogs as their children and put as much effort if not more in insuring their dogs are excellent canine citizens. Dennis has done extensive self-research in the behavior and psychology of dogs along with training and teaching other dog owners wherever he goes the basics of good dog ownership.

Dennis and Leslie are excited to join the Central Bark Franchise and own the Central Bark located in downtown Milwaukee. To them, it’s a dream come true and exactly what they want to do with their lives.

Dennis and Leslie reside in Muskego with their 3 year old Bearded Collie Felix and 2 year old Sparky the Wonder Dog.

“We are so fortunate and greatly appreciate the opportunity to take care of your beloved dogs every day – nothing makes us happier!”

Dennis & Leslie, Central Bark Downtown Milwaukee Franchise Owners

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose doggy day care for your dog?

There’s no bond like the one between our furry best friends and us. We love our dogs and want to give them the best life […]

How long does it take to potty train a puppy?

When potty training your pup, consistency is key. It’s crucial to establish a routine, practice positive reinforcement, supervise your puppy (especially when potty training), and […]

How can I be sure that the play space is clean, odor & disease-free, comfortable and safe for the stated capacity of the center?

Central Bark® is licensed and inspected by local government or regulatory authorities. We also clean and disinfect nightly, regardless of how many dogs have visited. […]

What is the best way to train a dog?

After decades of experience, we know that reward-based training is the most humane and effective way to train dogs and address unwanted behaviors. With reward-based […]

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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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