Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-Greater Philadelphia program

September 27, 2019

Portia Scott, owner of Central Bark Doggy Day Care Philadelphia, was among the seventeenth cohort of 30 graduates who recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-Greater Philadelphia program. The program is open to business owners from across the Greater Philadelphia region. The business leaders have spent 14 weeks – roughly 100 class hours – […]

Barkley’s Training School Class FAQ

September 20, 2017

Training Classes – General FAQ Q: What training philosophy do you follow? A: Positive reinforcement, relationship-based training techniques are what we use in class. Q What is your trainer to student ratio? A: We only allow a maximum of 8 dogs in class (up to 2 people per dog) and we have two instructors for […]

Meet the Trainers – Christina and Crystal

September 18, 2017

With the launch of Barkley’s Training School at Central Bark Philly, we’re excited to provide another in-house service to our customers. Classes are open to all dogs and owners, but our Day Care customers receive advance notice of classes and special discounts. Today, we are thrilled to introduce our new trainers to you in preparation […]

A walk is just a walk…except when it’s more.

July 12, 2017

Walking your dog can be more than just “go potty” and the possibilities and rewards for both of you are only limited by your imagination. Begin by acknowledging this creature you live with as an individual, and allow them some freedom in your relationship (safely!) to enhance your lives together. As we enter the hottest […]

Central Bark Philly is Ten!

June 26, 2017

It’s been ten years since our official Grand Opening date of June 26, 2007. We’ve all gone through a lot of changes, personally, professionally and most importantly in how we care for and understand our canine companions. Medically, what was once a death sentence, cancer, is now better treatable, and dogs who once were give […]