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National Walk Your Pet Month

Dog Health, Dog Ownership

National Walk Your Pet Month

January is National Walk Your Pet Month, and contrary to popular belief, walking your dog does far more than just…

Things A Dog Lover Shouldn’t Forget

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Things A Dog Lover Shouldn’t Forget

Get your tissues ready for this one…

National Animal Safety & Prevention Month

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National Animal Safety & Prevention Month

The month of October may be synonymous with candy and costumes, but this year we’d like to place an emphasis…

World Animal Day

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World Animal Day

World Animal Day falls on October 4th and serves as a period to celebrate a global, social movement enlisted with…

Share The Bed!

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Share The Bed!

We’ve all heard that we shouldn’t do it: inviting your dog into your bed. People believe it’s dirty, and it’s just not…

Checkers Day

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Checkers Day

National Checkers Day, aka Dogs in Politics Day, is celebrated annually on September 23.  On this very date in 1952,…

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What Is Your Dog Trying To Tell you?

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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?

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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

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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!

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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

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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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