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Miriam Stewart
Miriam Stewart

Today was my dog’s first day at Central Bark. The staff has been incredibly responsive in helping to orient us and answering my many questions and were warm a kind when I called several times to check on my dog. She was really happy at the …

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Ken McCoy
Ken McCoy

I’ve been taking my dog Yoder to Central Bark for several years now. He absolutely loves it there and gets super excited whenever I start getting ready to take him. He loves playing with the other dogs his size and I have the peace of mind …

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christi jackson
christi jackson

My pup is happy and tired after spending time in day care. His 1st day report card is proudly displayed on the refrigerator! He goes a few days a week depending upon my schedule. Definitely has made a difference in ebbing his quarantined …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much Christi! We're happy to know we can help out!

– Portia, Owner

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Kylie Bookwalter
Kylie Bookwalter

Our dog loves going to Central Bark! The girls there are so friendly and professional and I feel great leaving him with them for the day. He is young and has a ton of energy, but he comes home exhausted after a day of playing!

Response from business owner

😀 Thank you Kylie! We work to make sure every pup in our care gets a day tailored to their individual needs.

– Portia, Owner

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Fiona Scott
Fiona Scott

My dog Brodie LOVES Central Bark. The staff are wonderful and all the dogs there love it!!! Highly recommend!!!

Response from business owner

You KNOW we love our Brodie so much! Thank you Fionas!

– Portia

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Stephanie Ciabattoni
Stephanie Ciabattoni

We have a high anxiety rescue, and she is very people selective – also, more-or-less uncomfortable/triggered outside the home. This makes it very difficult to find a safe outlet for her energy, considering she doesn’t enjoy walks and we …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much, Stephanie! As owners of rescued dogs ourselves, we know the hurdles, and strive to make every dog comfortable within their individual boundaries. 😀 Can't wait to see you again! – Portia

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andrea melia
andrea melia

My pup Kirby. loves going to daycare here. I like that there is both indoor and outdoor spaces. And everyone is so nice!

Response from business owner

Thank you for sharing this, Andrea! You know how much we love seeing you and Kirby here! – Portia

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Robin Taylor
Robin Taylor

I have a dog with issues like guarding water. So although I was unable to send my dog here for the time being, they sent me resources and referred me to other facilities that would be able to help me with her. I look forward to sending my …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much, Robin. I'm so glad the team was able to help you out! Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns you have in your journey – we're happy to help!

– Portia, Owner

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Ringo Roseman
Ringo Roseman

We think this is the best daycare in the city. Amazing staff who know us and our dog well. A great space to play, and dogs are grouped so that they play well together. The review that really matters though is the one from our dog, who has …

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Response from business owner

Wow high praise – thank you so much! Melina is the BEST! See you soon – Portia

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Bridget McCurdy
Bridget McCurdy

Today was my wild pup’s first day of doggy daycare. I had no idea what to expect but they made us feel so welcome and safe dropping her off! All of the staff were so friendly and seriously on top of their game. They gave us an adorable …

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Response from business owner

Thank you Bridget! We loved meeting Scout and look forward to seeing you both again soon!

– Portia, Owner

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Mary Umbrell
Mary Umbrell

My sister adopted a dog from the SPCA and she's very friendly but hard day at the day care was wonderful they were great with her they were pleasant with her we really could not hope for anything more a very very nice experience

Response from business owner

Thank you so much Mary! We loved meeting Rosie and look forward to seeing you again soon! – Portia

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Josh Padams
Josh Padams

We have been taking our pup, Mosa, there for a few months now and he always seems to come back exhausted.... Which is a win for us! We have tried a couple other day cares in the area and the space for him to run and play is better than some…

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Response from business owner

Josh, Mosa is always a great addition to the group — we're happy to have him! Thanks for all of your support. Hoping we'll get to see him again soon! -Portia, Owner

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k B
k B

Leo loves going to daycare. Even more so than he hates getting in the car. He can’t wait to get there and runs right in the door. Everyone is very friendly and you can tell the enjoy all the dogs.

Response from business owner

It's great to hear that Leo get's so excited to come see us. Hopefully the fun he has here overshadows the car ride! We're excited to spend another day with him — let's hope it's soon! -Portia, Owner

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Linda Koppelman
Linda Koppelman

Great! First time I brought my 8 month old pup for a day of doggie socialization to CB. Clean facility with sufficient handlers throughout the day.

CB did an evaluation to learn what my dog's needs were; a report card of the evaluation; …

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Response from business owner

It was great to meet you and your pup, Linda! We know the evaluations pay off in the long run and help give dogs the best experience with us. She did great and we had a a lot of fun with her! The entire team can't wait to welcome you both back soon. -Portia, Owner

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Galina Lebedinsky
Galina Lebedinsky

Now that our already wonderful Central Bark has thoughtfully added one-on-one training, our pup not only gets the benefit of his favorite place to hang out and play all day, but also the training he needs to help his behavior outside of …

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Wow, Galina, I first want to thank you for sharing your awesome experiences with us. We've always been honored to help with your pups. Sarah is one of the best there is, and we're so proud of the progress that your little man has made with her — he's doing so great! This review is much appreciated, and we're so excited to see you all again soon. You're the best! -Portia, Owner

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Samantha Crotty
Samantha Crotty

My dog has been going here for over 11 years. She always has fun and comes home exhausted. And I feel comfort knowing that she’s in good hands and the staff is taking good care of her. Definitely recommend!

Response from business owner

Samantha, after 11 years she is a part of the family! We are always happy to see her — she always has a great time. We can't wait for her to brighten up our day again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Sarah V Cofer
Sarah V Cofer

The staff is outstanding, friendly, and professional. They make me comfortable leaving my fur baby in their care.

Response from business owner

Thank you so much Sarah!

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Nicole Adrienne
Nicole Adrienne

We love the staff at Central Bark. Poppi loves it too! He is always wiped out from all the fun he has! Call me crazy, but on the days he does not go, he looks and acts so sad. As soon as we say "Poppi , wanna go to school?" He peeks right …

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Response from business owner

Nicole, we love getting to see Poppi just as much as he loves being here! With all the play time we have, it's no wonder he;'s so pooped at the end of the day. We can't wait to see him again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Danetta S
Danetta S

Great job my dog loves coming to you guy .I thank you for taking care of my extended member. Sincerly

Stephanie DiGenova
Stephanie DiGenova

The staff is great! Very welcoming and patient. My pup is a bit scared when he goes and they work well with him. He loves it once there, but not thrilled when I initially drop him off. They send emails of any changes and make sure only …

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Response from business owner

Stephanie, we know that pups can often get nervous in new environments, but we're always happy when they become comfortable around us! I hope that we'll get to see you and your pup again soon. Thanks so much for leaving this great review! -Portia, Owner

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Cindy Marie Soto
Cindy Marie Soto

I feel comfortable leaving my baby for school. He is always so excited to go. I know my Yogi is a challenge but everyone at CB works with him and he loves them all.

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Barb B
Barb B

The friendly, attentive staff seems very knowledgeable about dog behavior. I know my dogs are in good hands whenever they are there!

Response from business owner

Barb, we'll always treat your pup as if they're our own! Our staff is certainly knowledgeable when it comes to dogs and I'm happy to hear that it shows. We hope to see you both again soon! -Portia, Owner

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angela siravo
angela siravo

Central Bark is a great place for your pups . I’ve been going there with my pup, for 14 years.. Every time I drop my dog off I feel she is safe and having a great time playing with other dogs. The staff, are very caring and helpful. A great…

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much for the years of support, Angela! You know how much we love your pups. I appreciate you taking the time to write a review of us, and I hope you all are doing great. -Portia, Owner

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Annamarie McMonigle
Annamarie McMonigle

Very compassionate and caring of my puppy ❣️

Response from business owner

We're really happy we could help, Annamarie. We treat your dog how we would treat our own — with nothing but love! -Portia, Owner

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Bi Jean Ngo
Bi Jean Ngo

Our boy Archie loved his mini groom session. He got a trim around his eyes, so now he can see the world. He smells so fresh! And he got love and peanut butter from the staff who are so sweet to him.

Response from business owner

Bi, Archie is always a treat! It's our pleasure to get him cleaned up and let him be able to see again! He's such a cutie, and we can't wait until the next time we get to see him. -Portia, Owner

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Leah Kordeck
Leah Kordeck

Our dog LOVES attending Central Bark! She literally sleeps for the next 24hours following a visit because she is so tired from playing all day. Great outdoor area for your dog to get some fresh air.

Response from business owner

Leah, a big nap is the ultimate sign of a good time! It was great to have your dog here with us. We hope to see you both here soon! -Portia, Owner

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Heidi Micolucci
Heidi Micolucci

What a wonderful place for our fur babies! When I first came to Central bark, we took a tour, which was very extensive of the entire facility. Everything is very clean and everyone who works there is pleasant. More importantly, my dog LOVES…

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We love having Luna with us, Heidi! I'm so happy we can tire her out for you. Thanks so much for your kind words and support. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! -Portia, Owner

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Niya Nekay
Niya Nekay

Central Bark is the only day care that I trust with my baby. He’s been going for years. He’s always excited when we pull up and just as happy when I’m pick him up. I can tell they love him as much as I do. We moved further away and still I …

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Response from business owner

We absolutely love having your sweet pup with us, Niya! Thanks so much for your kind words and support. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! -Portia, Owner

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John Eastlack
John Eastlack

They are awesome at center bark. Took care of my big sissy malamute. Understood that he wouldn’t go in a kennel and made other arrangements for him. Love them

Response from business owner

We think you're awesome, John! It was a pleasure to take care of your big boy — he's so sweet! We're looking forward to having you guys back with us again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Audrey Lehr
Audrey Lehr

My dog is very happy and excited every time

i drop him off!

Response from business owner

Audrey, we love having Enzo with us. We're looking forward to seeing you both again this week! -Portia, Owner

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Michael Long
Michael Long

They always show lots of TLC to all the dogs, very accommodating and helpful. Both their daycare and boarding options are worth it.

Response from business owner

Michael, we love loving and caring for all of our pups! It's really TLC for us. Thanks for such a great review. We're excited to see you and your pup again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Rick S.
Rick S.

Our pup is always so happy when she comes back from here

Response from business owner

We love having your sweet pup with us, Rick! We're happy we can make her day like she makes ours. Thanks for the support! We'll see you guys soon! -Portia, Owner

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Robin Greenspan
Robin Greenspan

We have bringing our dog to Central Bark since our dog was 10 weeks old! (He is 9 now) From daily care to intermittent vacation care, Portia and her staff have always been amazing! They love Chewy almost as much as we do! (And Chewy LOVES …

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Response from business owner

Aw, I LOVE Chewy too ,Robin! He is such a good boy. Even though you guys are further away now, we love every moment we get with Chewy, even more now than ever! We feel so fortunate as well to have all of you a part of our Central Bark family. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you need anything! -Portia, Owner

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Nick Davis
Nick Davis

Wonderful place for my pup!

Response from business owner

Nick, thanks for showing your support! We'll be here to help whenever you need us. -Portia, Owner

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fels harris
fels harris

Excellent

Response from business owner

Fels, we're glad to hear you're happy with our services. We'll always be available when you need us. -Portia, Owner

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Zak Ozzy Thatcher
Zak Ozzy Thatcher

The staff are compassionate, knowledgeable, and caring. The care is personalized and tailored to each dog's needs to ensure a positive experience.

Response from business owner

Zak, thanks for leaving this positive recommendation. We truly care about each of the dogs in our care, which makes giving them the personalized attention they deserve so rewarding for us. We'll always be here to help when you need us. -Portia, Owner

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joanann rash
joanann rash

Really nice!

Response from business owner

We're really happy you stopped by, Joanann! We'll see you again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Emily Bryan
Emily Bryan

So flexible and kind! Our dog loves when we pull up to Central Bark and we love how tired he is after a day there.

Response from business owner

Happy to know your pooch loves coming to Central Bark, Emily! Nothing makes us more pleased than knowing your dog enjoy his time here. Thank you for putting your trust in us. We can't wait to welcome you guys back our way. -Portia, Owner

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stephanie zola
stephanie zola

Central Bark has been a great daycare for our dog, Colonel Fritz! They treat him like their own and he absolutely loves going.

Response from business owner

We love taking care of The Colonel just as much as he loves coming to see us, Stephanie! Thank you for the great review. Can't wait for your next visit. -Portia, Owner

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Joy O'Malley
Joy O'Malley

Wrigley loves going to Central Bark. When we start to get close, she starts to whine out of excitement. She always comes home exhausted which is great for me. I wish the pick up hours were later or if there was some sort of "late-night" …

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We love having Wrigley at our place, Joy! It makes my day to hear how excited she gets to come see us. Can't wait to see you both again! -Portia, Owner

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Ryan Petrie
Ryan Petrie

They 100% care about the dogs in their care. We feel like part of their pack!

Response from business owner

You definitely are, Ryan! Thank you so much for your support. Let us know if there's ever anything we can do for you. -Portia, Owner

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Susan Wirszyla
Susan Wirszyla

Nice caring people

Response from business owner

Thanks for leaving this review, Susan! We hope to see you back again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Esha Thornton
Esha Thornton

Caring and trusted professionals for day play or overnight sleepovers. My fur babies love this place!

Response from business owner

Thank you so much for your review, Esha! Your support means a lot to us. We'll be here whenever you and your fur babies need us! -Portia, Owner

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Iyanna Crawley
Iyanna Crawley

This is truly a fun and great place to bring your dog for interaction and playtime

Response from business owner

Thank you for recommending us! We hope you'll bring your dog back to see us again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Kristen Phillips
Kristen Phillips

Wonderful, caring spot for both doggy daycare and boarding!

Response from business owner

Thanks so much, Kristen! I'm grateful for your support. -Portia, Owner

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A.J. Scarano
A.J. Scarano

New client. Great experience! Pup seems happy and exhausted after a visit. Staff is friendly and very concerned. Glad I found this gem!

Response from business owner

A.J., I'm so happy you came across our place! We'll be here if you and your pup ever need us. -Portia, Owner

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Molly McAndrew
Molly McAndrew

Can’t say enough good things! We love their day-care and boarding. The day-care helped socialize our guy when he was a pup, and he LOVES his weekly visit. There’s another day-care in walking distance to our house but we prefer to drive here…

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Response from business owner

I can't thank you enough for all these compliments, Molly! We're happy to have you as part of our pack. It always makes me smile to hear how happy dogs are to come and see us. Let us know if you ever need anything! -Portia, Owner

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Lauren Pilla
Lauren Pilla

My dog, who has a lot of anxiety and is scared of most everything in the city, is immediately excited when she walks in the doors here! And comes home tired and happy. We’ve had a great experience here.

Response from business owner

We're thrilled to hear that your dog feels at ease with us and always has a great visit, Lauren! It's so nice to see that she perks up when she walks through our doors, and we can't wait to see you guys stop in again soon. -Portia, Owner

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niya hatchett
niya hatchett

I really do love this place. All of the staff are friendly and knowledgeable and they really do care about ur dog. The only negative i have is that the price has gone up 3 time in one year...small increments but still. However, my …

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Response from business owner

It's delightful to hear that your pup has made a best friend here and loves seeing Tynesha around, Niya. I'll be sure to tell her you guys say hi, and I'm thrilled you always have great experiences here. We love seeing you stop in and can't wait to welcome you back again soon. -Portia, Owner

Quick note – we increase rates once per year, if there is a discrepancy in the service and pricing you are receiving, please let me know and I will help to correct any mistakes or clarify the charges.

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Kirby Toolan
Kirby Toolan

Central Bark is a home away from home for our pup Ollie 🙂 Affordable, safe, friendly, clean, etc. Cant say enough great things!

Response from business owner

Ollie is the best, Kirby, and we love taking care of him! Thank you for all the kind words. Can't wait to see you visit again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Peter Ennis
Peter Ennis

My dog has been in day care twice a week for 9 years. They are the best! He loves everyone there!

Response from business owner

We love seeing Bugsy walk in the door, Peter! Thank you for the long standing support and see you again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Jeffrey Becker
Jeffrey Becker

Central Bark does a wonderful job of tiring our pup out. They keep her in an appropriate size group and she is always happy to go.

Response from business owner

Jeffrey, we're so happy to hear that Coffy always has a blast when she's here. Can't wait to see you all visit again! -Portia, Owner

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Silvia Moreno
Silvia Moreno

Everyone at Central Bark is extremely friendly and accommodating. Ada, our dog, loves coming here and adores the staff. Their VIP prices are reasonable for the city, specially considering the boarding and grooming perks included with it. …

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Response from business owner

Always love seeing you and Ada in the mornings, Silvia! It's wonderful to hear the boarding and grooming bonuses work well for you, and we appreciate the support. See you (very) soon! -Portia, Owner

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LeeAnn Tanaka
LeeAnn Tanaka

Penny loves the staff, who are super helpful with our anxious pup!

Response from business owner

Thanks for visiting, Leeann! We appreciate the support. -Portia, Owner

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Stephanie Ottemiller
Stephanie Ottemiller

The staff are all very friendly and caring about my dog. He is always excited to go to day care and comes home a well exercised and tired pup. I've done overnights and grooming as well- both good experiences.

Response from business owner

That's what we're here for, Stephanie! Always here for you. -Portia,Owner

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Jonni Moore
Jonni Moore

My fur baby has been going to CB for 4 years and I cannot say enough about everyone there. She bolts out of the car every morning and loves all of the staff. Each one is caring and concerned. The facility is clean and well organized. I …

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Response from business owner

Thank you for taking the time to write us this recommendation, Jonni! We're both humbled and proud that you've trusted us with Willow for so long. If there's ever anything we can do for you two, be sure to let us know. -Portia, Owner

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Michael Borda
Michael Borda

Central Bark is simply the best! Luna absolutely loves it there.

Response from business owner

Thank you so much, Michael! We can't wait to see you and Luna again. -Portia, Owner

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Amber Ricks
Amber Ricks

Central Bark has been a wonderful fit for me and my pup. They treat her like family and are really accommodating of our needs! The staff is really knowledgeable and helpful and I feel very comfortable every time I drop her off. When I pick …

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Response from business owner

We're always happy to help out in any way we can, Amber, and it's wonderful to hear you've been impressed with the service on every visit. It makes our day to see BB8 and hear that she comes home happy with the adventures she had here. We love seeing you guys visit and can't wait to welcome you back soon. -Portia, Owner

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Fiona Scott
Fiona Scott

My dogs LOVE everything and everyone at Central Bark. The staff are SO great with each dog and they all seem to know each of the dogs personally. I LOVE that photographs are taken and posted each day so I can see what all the dogs get up to…

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Response from business owner

Thank you for the suggestions and for taking the time to leave such a kind review, Fiona! Above all else, I want to make sure that everyone is well taken care of and has everything they need, so it's fantastic to see something like this. Brodie is such a big sweetheart, and we love having him around. We can't wait to see you guys visit soon. -Portia, Owner

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Luis lopez
Luis lopez

Our agracie loves the staff here!

Response from business owner

Luis, thanks for your support! We can't wait to see you and Gracie again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Dana Robinson
Dana Robinson

Dori & I both love Central Bark! She is always so happy and excited when she gets there. I love that when I drop her off the staff knows her by name! Such a welcoming place! Its also great that they post pictures everyday so you can see how…

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Response from business owner

Thank you Dana! Can't wait to see you both again!

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Arnold Battle
Arnold Battle

Great

Response from business owner

Arnold, we appreciate the review! We hope you'll be back our way again soon. -Portia, Owner

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William Fritz
William Fritz

Convenient location, great services

Response from business owner

Thanks, William! We look forward to seeing you again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Kaity Kalkbrenner
Kaity Kalkbrenner

We love bringing our dog here! Hes always happy and tired after a day at central bark. They really love and care well for the dogs, you can tell.

Response from business owner

We love seeing reviews like this, Kaity. It's wonderful to hear your pup always has a great time when he's here, and we look forward to seeing you and Frank soon! -Portia, Owner

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Stephen Groundwater
Stephen Groundwater

We love our Central Bark! If you need some doggie daycare, this is a great spot. Super folks makeup their staff. Our dog comes home tierd and happy. Recommended Highly.

Response from business owner

I'm so happy your dog has a blast playing with us and comes home tuckered out, Stephen! We can't wait to see you and your pup again soon. -Portia, Owner

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Jac Camara
Jac Camara

The best. Period.

Response from business owner

A big thank you from all of us, Jac — period. Hope to see you and Morgan again soon! -Portia, Owner

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Sharath Bennur
Sharath Bennur

We've sent our dog here multiple times, both as a day 'student' and a boarder. He loves the place and so do we. So many positives – as they get many dogs, they are able to match dogs into groups based on size, age and temperament. Our puppy…

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Response from business owner

Thanks for continuing to bring your pup to us, Sharath! It's always our pleasure to be sure all the dogs have a fun time with us, and they get the attention they deserve. We hope to see you and your puppy again very soon. -Portia, Owner

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Carole Deering
Carole Deering

My lab mix absolutely LOVED going to Central Bark for the 6 months I was working in town! We both miss it so much. Looking forward to going back when my job location changes.

Response from business owner

We always loved seeing your pup, Carole! Thanks so much for the kind words. We can't wait to see you again next time you're in the area. -Portia, Owner

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John Fleming
John Fleming

This is the second dog I've had that spent time at Central Bark. Amber absolutely LOVES IT! When we get there she becomes overly excited. When a handler comes out to take her back she can barely stand up because her butt is wiggling so hard…

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Response from business owner

We're super appreciative of your support, John. As I told you before, we're always happy to see Amber. Thanks for bringing her by. -Portia, Owner

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Tom SB
Tom SB

SENSATIONAL. My dog is at the door every morning ready to visit his friends at Central Bark. A great staff and facility for all dog related services.

Response from business owner

We're always happy to see you both, Tom! Thanks for being our friend and trusting us with his care. See you today! -Portia, Owner

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Elizabeth Groff
Elizabeth Groff

We've been taking our dog to CB since he was 4 months old. He was a high energy boy and would come home completely tuckered out from his time in day care which gave us some much needed peace and quiet. Although he has slowed down a bit now …

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Response from business owner

It's been our pleasure to have your pup in day care all these years, Elizabeth; we've loved being able to watch him grow. Thanks so much for your recommendation! -Portia

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J Maida
J Maida

My dog and I LOVE Central Bark. My dog has been going there for almost 2 years 2x a week and every time she enters the door her entire butt starts wagging in excitement. Everyone, from the owners Portia and Anthony, to all the staff are …

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Response from business owner

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! I know our staff will be as grateful for your recommendation as I am. Can't wait to see you and your dog again soon! -Portia

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