Dog of the Month

Our monthly favorite dog

September Dog of the Month

Dog of the Month

September Dog of the Month

Tobin is a beautiful chocolate lab that will steal your heart in seconds! He always has so much to say…

July Dog of the Month

Dog of the Month

July Dog of the Month

Miss Sophie has been coming to The Bark since she was an itty bitty baby! We have loved watching you…

June Dog of the Month

Dog of the Month

June Dog of the Month

Ranger is such a handsome fella! He has such soft fluffy hair! He loves giving hugs out to everyone. He…

May Dog of the Month

Dog of the Month

May Dog of the Month

These handsome boys are Derek and Avery! Derek’s been a regular at Central Bark for a few years, and his…

April’s Dog of the Month!

Dog of the Month

April’s Dog of the Month!

This crazy boy is named Rusty! Rusty is one of the funniest dogs at our daycare! He never fails to…

Misty

Dog of the Month

Misty

This super model of a gal is Misty! Everyone turns their heads in awe when Misty here struts her stuff…

Central Bark Blog

What Is Your Dog Trying To Tell you?

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Education, Dog Safety, Dog Training, News

What Is Your Dog Trying To Tell you?

To live a healthy and well-rounded life, dogs require physical exercise, mental stimulation, and a safe environment where they are…

Central Bark Looks to Expand Across Florida

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Central Bark Looks to Expand Across Florida

The fast-growing doggy day care franchise has recognized unmet demand in Florida as the number of dogs in the sunshine…

Husband and Wife Team Become New Owners of Central Bark Broadview Heights, Ohio

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Husband and Wife Team Become New Owners of Central Bark Broadview Heights, Ohio

With an in-depth background in the restaurant franchise industry and deep love for dogs, Jennifer and Steve Skomski decided to…

Central Bark Positions its Franchisees for Multi-Unit Success

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Central Bark Positions its Franchisees for Multi-Unit Success

For nearly 20 years, Central Bark has drawn in dogs and their owners across the country to experience its Enrichment…

Preparing Your Dog For Fireworks

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Preparing Your Dog For Fireworks

Firework stores across the country have seen a 200-300% increase in sales so far this year. So, what can you…

Central Bark Appoints Robert Crawford as CEO

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Central Bark Appoints Robert Crawford as CEO

We’re proud to announce that Robert W. “Bob” Crawford has been appointed as our new chief executive officer. This announcement…

Your dog: The unique individual

Dog Behavior, Dog Education, Dog Enrichment, Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, Puppies

Your dog: The unique individual

Dogs are intelligent, observant, and unique individuals. Part of the joy of sharing our lives with them is getting to…

What is a dog behavior assessment and why is it necessary?

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Day Care, Dog Education, Dog Enrichment, Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety, Dog Socialization, Dog Training

What is a dog behavior assessment and why is it necessary?

A dog behavior assessment is a series of structured interactions with a prospective day care dog that are designed to…

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety, News

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

National Dog Bite Prevention Week (April 10-16, 2022) takes place during the second full week of April each year. With…

Central Bark Set to Accelerate Franchise Growth After Strategic Investment by NewSpring

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Central Bark Set to Accelerate Franchise Growth After Strategic Investment by NewSpring

By partnering with NewSpring, we’ve positioned ourselves to accelerate growth, increase brand awareness, and strengthen our mission to provide an…

Doggy Day Care is not the right fit for my dog, and that’s OK!

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Day Care, Dog Ownership, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, News, Puppies

Doggy Day Care is not the right fit for my dog, and that’s OK!

Pet owners are sometimes surprised that while doggy day care can be an excellent environment for some, it is not…

Puppy Training Tips

Dog Behavior, Dog Education, Dog Enrichment, Dog Ownership, Dog Training, Puppies

Training a Puppy: Top Puppy Training Tips

Bringing home a new puppy is incredibly exciting! Making sure the training of a new puppy goes smoothly requires careful…

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