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Central Bark Doggy Day Care Franchise Information

Business Established: 1997
Franchising Since: 2003
Franchised Units: 24
Company Owned Units: 3
Start-up Cost: $125,000 to $175,000
Total Investment: $250,000 to $380,000

Offering Financial Assistance
Total investment includes $40,000 franchise fee. Royalty Fee is 6%.

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant
DiversityFran Participant

VetFran Incentive
We will offer a 30% reduction of our Franchise fee of $40,000. This would make the Franchise Fee for qualified veterans $28,000. We also take that in 2 payments: one upon signing and the balance upon securing a property.



Central Bark® Doggy Day Care is an innovative franchise business opportunity in the fast growing Dog Day Care segment of the pet industry. As the UnKennel™, Central Bark has a unique advantage and point of differentiation from the clutter of traditional kennel, dog walking, and boarding concepts. Our focus on socialization and overall dog wellness positions Central Bark® nicely for the anticipated annual double digit growth in the doggy wellness and pet industry. Grooming, boutique retail, training, and overnighting are additional revenue sources at our Central Bark locations.

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Chris Gaba
Jackie Jordon
PO Box 14217
West Allis
(866) 799-2275
(954) 566-3758

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Every franchisee attends Central Bark’s 2-week, hands-on and comprehensive training at Central Bark University that covers every aspect of owning and operating a Central Bark Doggy Day Care. In addition, 1 week of onsite field training in your new location where you’ll gain real world experience in final preparations for your successful grand opening!

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We’re looking for business savvy prospective owners who share our values and our work ethic and most importantly, our love for dogs. All Central Bark franchise owners have two common character traits, sharp business acumen and a true love for dogs. Central Bark offers budding “intra-preneurs” the rare chance to build their own business while following their passion for dogs, a passion that makes every day, even those hectic start-up days, an enjoyable and satisfying one.

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