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Welcome To Central Bark West Palm Beach – Dog Day Care Services

Our treasured furry friends hold a special place in our hearts, occupying a unique corner of affection. Recognizing the importance of ensuring their utmost well-being, it becomes essential to provide them with a fulfilling life. However, meeting all their needs can be quite a challenge. This is precisely where Central Bark comes in as the solution.

Our goal is to offer love, care, and comprehensive development for your beloved canine companion. When you entrust your dog to Central Bark West Palm Beach, you can relax knowing that they will enjoy an outstanding day in the company of their fellow furry friends, all within a safe and affectionate environment.

Our guiding philosophy, called as Whole Dog Care, revolves around nurturing and enhancing your dog’s overall vitality and well-being throughout its lifetime. At the heart of our philosophy lies the Enrichment Dog Day Care program.

Nevertheless, our range of services goes well beyond this – including dog boarding, bathing, grooming, a supply marketplace, training, and more. Our aim is to facilitate a shared journey towards a more enriched life for both you and your canine companion.

We deeply understand that dogs are not just companions, but cherished family members. As fellow dog caregivers, we take immense pride in treating each dog with the same care and thoughtfulness as we would our very own.

Central Bark
West Palm Beach

1503 Elizabeth Ave,
West Palm Beach, FL 33401Get Directions

(561) 513-8997

Open Today 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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Tour Our Facility!

Alexandra M.
The staff is super friendly and they really care about the dogs, all of them know the name of my puppy and they give me comments about how she's doing in group play or during naps, I love how personalized the attention is and I can tell that Freya (my [...]
Kristen H.
A friend recommended Central Bark for doggy daycare, and we couldn't be happier!! Our dog, Carly, absolutely loves it!!! She is a chocolate lab that has endless energy (her nickname is Crazy Carlykins). It's easy to see how passionate the staff and new owner, Lindsay, are about the pups. It’s [...]
Lindsay H.
I am so happy with this place, and so is my sweet Tilly!! The staff is so friendly, and I feel like I can trust them with my baby. I know the new owners recently took over but have owned and operated a day care for years. I have tried [...]
Lauren B.
We've been taking Billy here for the past 5 months and he absolutely loves it! The staff here are friendly, caring and skilled. You can tell they build loving relationships with all the dogs that visit. The facility is always clean and are in the process of remodeling inside and [...]
Kiersten M.
My pup loves Central Bark West Palm Beach! The owners and staff are great people; they do a wonderful job keeping the place clean and all the dogs safe. I highly recommend Central Bark West Palm Beach.

Central Bark West Palm Beach Whole Dog Care

At Central Bark West Palm Beach, we are dedicated to ensuring your dog’s health and happiness. Through our holistic approach to Whole Dog Care, we cater to all their needs. Our array of personalized products and services encompasses everything from emotional contentment to physical wellness. Our ultimate goal is to enhance their overall well-being and offer them a lifetime of joy.

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We commit to enhancing your dog’s life by providing carefully crafted and enjoyable activities tailored to their preferences.

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Indulge your cherished pet with grooming sessions and exhilarating pastimes meticulously designed to maximize their enjoyment.

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Participate in our Dog Boarding service, granting your dog a serene and joyful retreat in a snug environment.

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Delve into our exceptional selection of dog treats, nourishment, toys, and more – each chosen with meticulous consideration for your dog’s well-being.

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Deepen your connection through positive training and enrichment programs, empowering your dog to acquire vital skills and behaviors.

How to get started

  1. Click Request Appointment
  2. Register Online
  3. We’ll contact you to help
    schedule your first visit

Why do dogs LOVE
Central Bark West Palm Beach?

  • Tailored to Your Dog – Recognizing the uniqueness of every dog, our approach revolves around catering to their specific needs and preferences, crafting a day that suits them perfectly.
  • Fusion of Health and Happiness – Our focus combines personalized attention, engaging activities, and ample rest, ensuring your dog’s well-being, contentment, and positive behavior both at home and in the community.
  • Canine Understanding – Our team consists of skilled canine professionals extensively trained in our scientifically-based positive reinforcement method, demonstrating our deep understanding of dogs.
  • Paramount Safety and Cleanliness – We prioritize the security and comfort of every visitor. Rigorous safety protocols and meticulous cleaning routines contribute to your dog’s well-being and health during their stay with us.
  • Established Trust and Affectionate Care – For over two decades, families have entrusted Central Bark to enrich the lives of their dogs. Our comprehensive offering includes tailored care, playtime, exercise, socialization, training, rest, and genuine affection.
  • Strengthened Lifelong Bond – Surprisingly, a day spent apart can foster a stronger bond! Your dog returns home content and in good shape, easing concerns about extended periods of separation.

Dog Day Care. Reimagined.

Experience the Remarkable Enhancement of Central Bark’s Enrichment Dog Day Care for Dogs! We integrate the latest insights from canine behavior and positive reinforcement training, crafting a tailored day that encompasses an ideal blend of play, exercise, social interaction, training, relaxation, and affection. Your dog is destined to revel in this meticulously designed experience, ensuring their equilibrium, happiness, and well-being at every turn.

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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 groomers sedate dogs?

No. At Central Bark®, we never sedate dogs in our salon. Our expert groomers always aim to help your dog feel as calm and relaxed as possible during their bathing and grooming experience.  

Suppose your dog has shown extreme stress or anxiety toward grooming in the past. In that case, we suggest speaking with a trusted veterinarian and one of our reward-based trainers about how we can best support your dog. 

Make a reservation for your dog’s grooming session

What is positive reward-based dog training?

Positive reward-based techniques help puppies and dogs develop essential life skills and behaviors that will enrich their lives at home and day care. These methods set dogs up to succeed and reward them for performing desired behaviors. Rewards are tailored to the dog’s preferences and can include food treats, time to play with a favorite toy, or verbal praise. 

After decades of experience using reward-based training, we know it’s the most humane and effective way of training dogs and addressing unwanted behaviors. It’s the best way to build a loving, trusting bond that enhances your relationship between you and your dog for a lifetime of happiness together.

At Central Bark®, our focus on positive reinforcement has never wavered. We continuously update our skills and policies to stay at the forefront of new advances in behavioral science and positive reinforcement techniques.

Learn more about our training classes.

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What dog grooming services do you offer?

We offer everything you need to keep your dog clean, healthy, and comfortable at our Salon & Spa. Our expert groomers focus on creating a calm and relaxing experience your dog can enjoy. 

We offer:

  • Dog baths
  • Dog grooming
  • Dog ear cleaning
  • Dog teeth brushing
  • Dog nail trims
  • Dog deshed treatments
  • Dog brush outs
  • Dog gland expressions
  • And more


Make a reservation for your dog’s grooming session

How do I Request a Reservation for a Day Care or Sleepover service in my online account?

Step 1: Login

  1. Click the “Client Login” option found at the bottom of all pages on our website. 
  2. Enter either your email address or phone number that you signed up with 
  3. Click “continue logging in”
  4. Then enter your password and click “Sign In”

Step 2: Request Services

You will now see the page below. From this page you can do a number of things along with requesting a reservation from the drop downs including editing your information, editing your pet’s info, adding/removing pets, checking your package credits, purchasing package credits, and adding/editing/changing photos.

  1. Click the blue “request services” button 
  2. In the popup window, click the “Book Day Care or Sleepover Now!” button 

Step 3:  Select a Service Type

  1. Scroll down past the notes (after you have read them) until you get to the “Details” section. 
  2. Click on the drop-down in the “Type” row and choose your reservation type. 
  3. Note: Grooming requests cannot be made through the customer portal. Please call your local store to schedule an appointment.

Step 4: Make Your Reservation Request

  1. Choose the pet or pets you would like to add to this reservation 
  2. Choose the date you are looking for 
  3. You may edit the drop-off and pick-up time from within our open hours, if you know those approximations 
  • You can set up “recurring dates” for the same day/days each week for a timeframe 
  • You can add additional reservations for other days at the same time. 

Step 5: Add-on Services and Notes

  1. You may add any additional services (such as enrichment training, training tutor, special meals (outside of lunch), salon and spa services, etc, to their reservation. 
  2. You may add any notes that you would like us to see in the notes box 
  3. You may run an estimate for the total cost of your reservation request (please note that the charges for “additional services” such as salon and spa, may vary from the default that shows in the estimate) 
  4. Once you have added everything you want, click “Save” in the lower right corner 

Your Done!

You should see the page below if everything went through correctly. You will get an email confirmation when your reservation has been accepted and confirmed, if you are added to a waitlist, or if it is denied. 

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