Central Bark Cares
At Central Bark®, it’s our mission to nurture, enrich, and inspire lives. Bringing whole health, happiness, and unconditional love to each dog, family, and community, we serve to create a happier, healthier, more loving, and peaceful world.
That’s why we’re dedicated to supporting our local Rochester community. For over 20 years, the Central Bark franchise system has supported local dog rescue, fostering, and adoption organizations and charities in cities throughout the country. We also provide community education through our Central Bark Bite Prevention School Program and responsible pet care and positive canine development. Central Bark Rochester is independently owned and operated. As small business owners ourselves, we’re committed to supporting independently owned small local businesses that bring us together and help our community thrive.
“It is in our DNA to give back to the community. Passion, compassion, respect, and integrity are our core values and guiding principles. Being active in our community is part of that.”Jackie Jordan & Chris Gaba, Co-founders of Barkley Ventures Franchising, LLC and the Central Bark franchise system
Central Bark in the Community
Rochester & Olmsted Dog Resources
Rochester and Olmsted area resources for pet parents.
Home2Suites by Hilton
(Pet friendly hotel)
Local pet friendly accommodations
Blue Pearl Pet Hospital
Paws and Claws Humane Society
Jean & Carl Frank Canine Park
1839 Pinewood Rd SE,
Rochester, MN 55904
River Road Dog Park
6253 W River Rd NW,
The Family Fido
(Dog training/behavior consults)
(507) 358-7829 https://www.thefamilyfido.com/
Frequently Asked Questions
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 in a place they can feel comfortable and loved. Because they’re in a familiar place, they can feel less stressed about being away from home […]
How does Central Bark proactively address safety?At Central Bark, a proactive approach to safety is woven right into the fabric of our program. That is why we require that all dogs enrolled in our Day Care program pass our behavior assessment and attend at least once per week. It helps us ensure that dogs are social […]
What does a dog groomer do?Our expert groomers always aim to help your dog feel as calm and relaxed as possible during bathing and grooming, making it an experience they can enjoy and look forward to. At Central Bark, we offer a wide array of services customized to your dog, including: Dog baths Dog grooming […]
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
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.
Let’s get started
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- Register Online
- We will contact you and schedule your first visit