Orlando East
Enrichment Dog Day Care 

Dog Day Care. Reimagined.

The bond you share with your furry best friend is truly special. Yet, our busy lives can sometimes make it tough to meet all their needs for good health and happiness. This can lead to problems at home, like loneliness, boredom, weight gain, anxiety, and unwanted behaviors. This is where our doggy day care services come in.

Enter Central Bark® Orlando East – a haven where your dog can play and learn in a safe, loving environment. Through socialization, mental challenges, and physical activities, we provide the necessary elements to keep their minds and bodies vibrant for life.

Our focus on enriching your dog’s life aims to boost their overall well-being. Through enjoyable and rewarding activities that stimulate their senses, teach new skills, and build confidence. You can rest easy knowing your dog is enjoying a fantastic day with their pals. Enrichment doggy day care is our specialty and we do it like no one else.

Central Bark
Orlando East

5221 Young Pine Rd,
Orlando, FL 32829Get Directions

(407) 440-4057

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A Day of Wellness at Orlando Dog Day Care

Enrichment Dog Day Care offers a balanced blend of play, exercise, socializing, learning, rest, and tender loving care. Each day is tailored to your dog’s unique needs and likes, aiming to nurture their body, mind, and senses. The result? A healthy, cheerful, serene, and well-rounded dog for you to enjoy at home.

  • Play, Exercise, and Socialization – Exercise keeps your dog fit and toned, enhancing their mood and offering a constructive outlet for their energy. This translates to a more relaxed demeanor at home. Positive interactions with new people, fellow dogs, and different environments contribute to a joyful and well-adjusted canine. Our indoor and outdoor play zones host both small and large groups, where your dog can socialize in an environment that suits their age, personality, and comfort level.
  • Rest – Amid play and socializing, rest is crucial for your dog’s physical, mental, and emotional health. Our daily plan helps dogs steer clear of excessive stimulation, ensuring a proper equilibrium between play, learning, and rest.
  • Learning – Dogs learn from humans and their furry peers. With our guidance, dogs educate each other on acceptable social conduct. Our adept staff uses positive training methods to encourage safe play and help your dog adopt healthy social behaviors during their time at day care.
  • Affection – Your dog becomes a part of our family, receiving ample love and care while you’re away. We build a connection with your dog to foster comfort and confidence. Through regular attendance, we familiarize ourselves with your dog’s personality, requirements, and preferences. This enables us to notice nuances like mood shifts, behavioral changes, or even potential health concerns that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Commitment to Safety

Safety Comes First Your dog’s safety is our top concern. Just like you, we’re dog parents too. We ensure every dog is cared for like family, and we’re dedicated to creating a safe and healthy space for everyone who visits our place.

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

Central Bark Enrichment Dog Day Care Features

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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.

dog trainer with four brown doggies

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.

white dog playing with toy

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.

dog trainer with corgi at Central Bark Orlando

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. 

Pricing

Weekly Member Plans

ServicePrice
1 day per week 40 (40/day)
2 days per week78 (39/day)
3+ days per week111+ (37/day)
Learn more about our Enrichment Dog Day Care Membership Program.

Member Perks:

  • Preferred scheduling.
  • Reduced member pricing for Enrichment Dog Day Care and Dog Boarding.
  • 5% off on all retail purchases, including dog food!
  • Membership plan credits can be used for multiple dogs in the same family and applied toward Dog Boarding stays.

Non-Member

ServicePrice
Schedule & Pay As You Go
Reservations are subject to availability.
45/day

Additional Services

ServicePrice
Day-n-Play
Day care for dogs that are not enrolled in our day care program. This includes one-one-one sessions. Each dog plays in their own space to ensure the safety and comfort of all dogs.
48
Behavior Assessment
One-time, nonrefundable fee due on the first visit. All dogs must pass a behavior assessment and attend at least once per week for enrollment in our day care program.
25

Training & Enrichment Add-ons

ServicePrice
Training Tutor
One-on-one training session during your dog’s visit to practice important cues and behavior skills. Packages available.
20
One-on-One Enrichment
Personalized session during your dog’s visit with interactive toys, puzzles, and games to exercise your dog’s body and mind. 
10
Rest Period Enrichment
Private space with calming interactive food toy to help your dog achieve a healthy balance of activity and rest. 
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 (i.e., meds, food packaging, etc.). Late fees apply after business hours. Prepaid memberships are nonrefundable and expire. All sales are final.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to choose the best day care for your dog

Selecting the right doggy day care is an important decision for you and your family. You want to make sure you find the right fit for your dog and your family’s needs. Follow these tips to find the perfect place for your pup! 

Tour the day care center before leaving your dog there. We recommend visiting several centers in your area before making a final decision.

While you’re there, ask yourself:

  • Is the play space clean, odor-free, comfortable, and safe for the center’s stated capacity? 
  • Pay attention to how the management and staff treat you, your dog, and the dogs in their care. Are they mature, knowledgeable, courteous, professional, and patient at all times? 
  • Note how the dogs respond to the staff – do they seem happy, relaxed, and excited? How do staff members greet and treat each dog?
  • How do other dogs act during your visit – relaxed, happy, stressed, scared, or out of control?
  • Is there a great deal of noise? 
  • Does the facility seem well organized and equipped with essential tools and supplies? Look for access to fresh, clean water, sanitation tools, ready access to treats to reinforce good behavior in playgroups, toys, secure fencing, rubber flooring in the inside play spaces, and access to outdoor play spaces.
  • Are there enough crates for every dog on-site in case of an emergency?
  • Are the dogs ever left alone together without a staff member present?
  • Are the handlers engaged with the dogs in their care and actively working with them? Or are they sitting on the sidelines? 

Questions to ask the doggy day care provider:

  1. Will my dog get individual attention time with staff?
    Ask if staff will have time to work individually with your dog on behaviors, play with them, and give them support and love while at day care.
  2. Are there small group play options?
    Small playgroup options help ensure your dog will have a social environment that allows them the freedom and comfort to thrive based on their unique needs, preferences, and play styles. 
  3. What’s the daily schedule? Is this tailored to my dog’s unique needs and preferences?
    Dogs thrive on routine, so the center should have a clear schedule for how things run every day. A consistent program tailored to your dog’s individual needs and style will promote a healthy and happy dog. 
  4. Are there regularly scheduled playtimes and nap times throughout the day?
    Day care should offer your dog a safe and balanced day of play, learning, rest, and love so you can look forward to a happy, well-balanced dog at the end of every day. 
  5. How and where are the dogs’ given downtime to wind down from the day’s activities to help prevent exhaustion and overstimulation?
    Maintaining a healthy balance of rest and play is important for the physical, mental, and social health of dogs. Just like human athletes, rest helps dogs avoid bodily injury and provides a space for them to unwind, so they do not become over-stimulated or over-aroused during play. This creates a much safer social environment for dogs. 
  6. Are there fenced and secure outdoor play areas? 
    Safe outdoor areas are important for a healthy, fun playtime. Whether it is romping in the snow or playing in swimming pools, everyone loves recess outside!
  7. How are new dog introductions handled?
    The center should clearly outline their procedures around new dog introductions, with effective policies that encourage happy, healthy, and lasting relationships and experiences.   
  8. What training does the staff receive?
    Doggy day care staff should be professionally trained and educated in animal behavior, socialization, and obedience training to ensure every dog’s well-being.  
  9. Are the dogs supervised at all times?
    A trained staff member should ALWAYS supervise dogs.
  10. Ask about behavior management tools used at the facility while caring for the dogs. What happens if your dog does something right? What happens if your dog does something wrong?
    Staff should use positive reinforcement and reward-based techniques to develop and reinforce behaviors that will enrich dogs’ lives at home and day care. Avoid centers that use punishment or correction to manage dog’s behavior as those techniques can create negative associations and fear. Utilizing reward-based techniques and positive reinforcement, on the other hand, can help build healthy relationships and happy experiences.
  11. What provisions are there for avoiding dog scuffles?
    Ask staff how they manage the dogs in their care. What do they look for in dog-dog interactions? How do they deal with emergencies and scuffles? How do they interrupt and redirect dogs? How do they build useful playgroup skills to keep the dogs safe proactively? Pay attention to how staff redirects dogs who need additional support to stay safe and whether they respond promptly and use effective strategies in these situations.
  12. Is there an in-depth interview to determine relevant background, behavioral, and health information including confirmation of spay/neuter, proof of vaccinations, flea and tick prevention, etc.? How is this information kept up to date?
    Find out what kind of assessments and evaluations the center uses before they accept a new dog. Also, every dog’s information should be regularly updated and kept on file to prevent illness and injuries.
  13. Do they have safety, cleaning, and disinfecting policies and procedures? What are they?

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What should I bring to Doggy Day Care?

Once you have enrolled, we will need a copy of your dog’s vaccination records, which you can upload to your online account or bring with you on your scheduled first day. We also ask that your dog comes in on a regular 6-foot flat leash (no retractable or flexi-leads in the lobby) and a quick-release collar. Not sure what a quick-release collar is? No problem! We’ll be happy to show you on your first day. If your dog usually wears a harness while walking, you’re welcome to bring that as well.

If your dog typically eats a midday meal, you can bring it in an airtight container clearly labeled with your dog’s first and last names. 

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What are flexible playgroups?

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.

Learn more about Enrichment Doggy Day Care.

What are Rest Period Enrichments?

Rest periods can be paired with fun and interactive food toys (like a frozen peanut butter Kong) to create a rest period enrichment activity for your dog.   

Not only are rest period enrichments fun and mentally stimulating for your dog, but they also help build positive associations and crating skills. Hence, dogs are calmer, quieter, and more relaxed. For dogs, being comfortable in a crate is a life skill that is incredibly useful for them and their owners. 

Did you know? Scientific studies have shown that licking and chewing behaviors (especially those that involve food rewards!) are self-soothing, decrease heart and respiratory rates, and even release dopamine in a dog’s brain.

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