Welcome to Central Bark Slinger, WI

At Central Bark Slinger, we understand and value the special bond we share with our beloved furry companions. Our deep love for dogs motivates us to provide them with the best possible life. However, meeting all their needs can sometimes be a challenge.

That’s why families place their trust in Central Bark®. We offer a nurturing and caring environment where dogs receive the attention they need to stay healthy, happy, and well-rounded. When you choose Central Bark Slinger, rest assured that your dog is enjoying a fantastic day with their furry friends.

Our comprehensive approach to dog care, known as Whole Dog Care, focuses on nurturing and enhancing every aspect of your dog’s health and well-being throughout their entire life. At the core of this approach lies our Enrichment Dog Day Care program. Additionally, we provide services such as dog boarding, baths, grooming, market, training, and more. Our ultimate mission is to help you and your dog experience the most fulfilling life together.

We fully understand that dogs are not merely pets; they are cherished members of the family. As dog parents ourselves, we take immense pride in treating each and every dog as if they were our own.

Central Bark

244 Info Hy Court,
Slinger, WI 53086Get Directions

(262) 677-4100

Fax: (262)-677-4104

Open Today 6:45 AM – 6:30 PM

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Louie M.
My dogs LOVE to go to Central Bark - they are loved and cared for and they come home tired and happy!They love to take the Puppy Shuttle, and can't wait to jump in when it arrives!

Central Bark Whole Dog Care

Experience our comprehensive approach to dog care, providing a wide array of personalized products and services. These prioritize your dog’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being and ensure their lifelong happiness.

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Our Dog Day Care is fully committed to enriching dogs’ lives through a diverse range of customized and thrilling activities.

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Treat your furry companion to a personalized grooming experience and engaging enrichment activities that guarantee maximum enjoyment and satisfaction.

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With our Dog Boarding service, your dog enjoys a comfortable environment, reducing stress and ensuring their happiness and well-being during their stay.

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Discover our high-quality dog food, treats, toys, and other items designed to support your pet’s physical health, nutrition, and overall happiness.

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Deepen the bond with your dog by participating in positive training and enrichment programs, which help them develop essential skills and behaviors.

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Stay prepared for any circumstance with personalized insurance coverage, providing peace of mind by assisting with veterinary treatments for your dog.

How to get started

  1. Click Request Appointment
  2. Register Online
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Why do dogs LOVE
Central Bark?

  • Exclusively for your furry friend – We recognize the uniqueness of every dog and tailor each day to cater to their individual needs and preferences.
  • Whole well-being and happiness – Our goal is to provide your dog with personalized attention, engaging activities, and ample rest, promoting their overall health, happiness, and good behavior both at home and in the community.
  • We speak dog – Our staff members are highly trained in our science-based positive reinforcement approach, speaking the language of dogs and understanding their needs.
  • Safety and cleanliness assured – The safety and well-being of all our guests are of utmost importance. We maintain comprehensive safety protocols and rigorous cleaning procedures to ensure that your dog remains safe and healthy during their stay with us.
  • Trusted and loving care – For over 20 years, families have placed their trust in Central Bark to enhance their dog’s life. We achieve that through a perfect blend of personalized attention, playtime, exercise, socialization, training, rest, and genuine affection.
  • A lifelong bond – It’s incredible how a day spent apart can strengthen the bond between you and your dog. When your dog returns home happy and healthy, you’ll be free from the worry of leaving them alone for another day.

Dog Day Care. Reimagined.

Elevate your dog’s day care experience with Central Bark Enrichment Dog Day Care! We redefine the standard of dog day care by blending expertise with cutting-edge insights from dog behavior science. Your beloved canine will thrive in a customized and engaging environment. He or she will receive the ideal balance of play, mental stimulation, physical exercise, socialization, training, rest, and affection. Discover a whole new level of care that promotes your dog’s overall well-being, happiness, and development.

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Flexible Playgroups

Small and large playgroup options allow us to match better your dog’s personality, needs, and preferences with the social atmosphere and amount of play they can enjoy and benefit from most.

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Group Play Skills

Group Play Skills are a fun and rewarding way for dogs to practice important skills like name recall, and behaviors like group sit and calmly going in and out of doors and gates.

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Rest Period Enrichment

Rest Period Enrichment sessions help dogs achieve a healthy balance. They can relax and recharge in their own private space with calming enrichment toys and healthy foods tailored to their preferences and diet.

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Enrichment Sessions

Personalized One-on-One Enrichment sessions give the extra attention dogs love and the freedom to use their senses and safely explore their instincts through interactive toys, puzzles, and games.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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. 

Learn more about Enrichment Doggy Day Care.

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 the Health Department regularly. We also clean and disinfect nightly, regardless of how many dogs have visited.

How much do dog parties cost?

The cost of your party depends on what you need to celebrate your occasion. You can rent space in our facility to celebrate, then bring in your treats and decorations. Or you can have us plan and run your entire event, complete with a special treat, party favors, hats, decorations, and more.

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