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.

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Central Bark® Enrichment Dog Day Care gives your dog a place to play and learn in a safe and loving environment.

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We offer everything you need to keep your dog clean and healthy at the Central Bark® Dog Salon & Spa.

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Dog Boarding at Central Bark® offer your dog a calm night in a comfortable environment that they know.

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Our retail market offers the highest quality food, treats, toys, training aids, dog lifestyle products, and apparel.

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Our dog training professionals use fun and positive techniques to help dogs of all ages develop important life skills.

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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

How does Central Bark mentally stimulate a dog?

At Central Bark®, our goal is to provide a balanced day of play, learning, rest, and love. Learning and mental exercise can happen in various ways, including training activities, brain games, scent work, and more. Our playgroups offer several hours of active playtime paired with learning opportunities during Group Play Skills. This way, dogs have plenty of time to socialize and get their energy out, while also exercising their minds through learning.

During one of your dog’s rest periods throughout the day, they are offered a rest period enrichment activity to stimulate their mind while encouraging healthy rest. These licking and chewing activities involve food rewards, such as frozen peanut butter KONG®. These activities engage their minds while helping foster quality rest. 

Did you know? Scientific studies have shown that licking and chewing behaviors (especially those that involve food rewards!) are self-soothing, decrease heart and respiratory rates, and even release dopamine in a dog’s brain.

Training Tutor sessions stimulate the dog’s minds and bodies and help them learn important skills, behaviors, and tricks.

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.

Did you know? 15 minutes of mental activity is equal to 30 minutes of physical exercise!

Learn more about Enrichment Doggy Day Care.

How do you crate train a dog?

For dogs, being comfortable in a crate is a life skill that is incredibly useful for them and their owners. If you have ever traveled with your dog or had the unfortunate experience of an overnight stay at the vet, knowing your dog is comfortable in a crate is immeasurably comforting. 

Crate training can take just days or a few months, based on your dog’s age, temperament, and past experiences with crates. The two keys to successful crate training are to keep the experience positive and go slowly.

When your puppy is not in their crate, keep the door open and reward them every time they choose to enter, even if you didn’t ask them to enter it. When crating your puppy, give them a safe enrichment item (like a stuffed Kong) that will keep them busy and allow them to self-soothe while confined. Remember that crate training should take place in a series of small, slow steps that will help your puppy become more comfortable.

Central Bark® offers everything you need to help you care for your new puppy. Our Enrichment Day Care gives puppies all the socialization, exercise, mental stimulation, and rest they need for a lifetime of happiness with you and your family. We also offer expert training and classes so you and your puppy can learn and bond together. 

Learn more about our training classes.

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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. This helps us ensure that dogs are social with other dogs & people and remain comfortable with all aspects of our program.  It also allows us to proactively staff so we can keep a dog to staff ratios low which also helps increase safety. Plus, play is ALWAYS monitored. Whether it’s a group of 2 dogs or 12 dogs, we never leave dogs unattended during group play.

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