Details and Pricing
  • Increases socialization skills

  • Burns off excess energy

  • Helps curb destructive behaviors in the home

  • It allows your dog(s) to get comfortable with new surroundings and fosters a sense of security when you return to pick him/her up.

  • Daycare is available weekdays 6:30 AM – 7:00 PM to accommodate busy work schedules.

  • Open Saturdays and Sundays for added convenience.

  • Across from Rogers Park Metra Station for an easier commute.

Bark Place offers cage-free daycare services. Your dog’s play group is determined by size and temperament. Our Play Group Leaders are trained with the necessary skills and knowledge of dog behavior to facilitate safe play and engage the dogs to provide a positive experience. We understand that every dog is different and has different requirements, personalities and triggers; therefore we strive to provide individualized attention to each of our dogs’ needs.

Non-slip flooring is used to prevent slipping which can lead to injury and scraped paw pads. It provides a safe and sanitary foundation for your pooch to pounce, leap and roll around to their heart’s content. Our outdoor run allows dogs to take frequent potty breaks and doesn’t confuse them by making them eliminate themselves indoors.

Bark Place welcomes all dogs regardless of size and breed! Safety is our top priority so we ask that all new customers schedule a trial in advance for a general meet and greet. This will give us an initial assessment of your dog’s temperament and to gauge their social interactions within an appropriate, designated play group.

Trials take place on Saturdays and may last up to one hour and per city of Chicago regulations, we must have a hard copy of your dog’s updated vaccines on file. Your dog(s) will interact with staff and some of the regular guests at Bark Place. It allows your dog(s) to get comfortable with new surroundings and fosters a sense of security when you return to pick him/her up, as this will help them to understand you will be back.

While the preliminary trial is important, it may take your dog(s) a few days or weeks to adjust to a new space and new friends. We will closely monitor your dog(s) and regularly communicate with you to ensure Bark Place is the best environment for your pet.

Our Daycare Pricing and Packages:

Daycare Package:1-Day

  • $39 per visit
  • 1/2 day $28 (4 hours)

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Daycare Package:5-Day

  • $37 per visit
  • $185 package

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Daycare Package:10-Day

  • $35 per visit
  • $350 package

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Daycare Package:20-Day

  • $33 per visit
  • $660 package

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Does your dog deserve Full Service?
See our our best value offer, The Total Package.

Monthly Package
(30 Consecutive Days, Mon-Sun)Month

1 month of Daycare (Monday through Sunday)

Includes a Complimentary Bath.

  • $600

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  • Requirements:

  • Up-to-date on the following vaccinations: Rabies, Leptospirosis, Parvovirus, Distemper and Bordetella (kennel cough)
    and a yearly negative fecal parasite test
  • At least 4 months of age
  • Dogs must to be spayed or neutered by 6 months of age
  • A free trial required to ensure compatibility
  • Friendly with other dogs and have had prior socialization with other dogs and people.
  • Prior experience and tolerate being crated for short periods of time
  • In addition to an updated copy of vaccination records, we also require the following guest forms: Guest Form and Liability

Additional Information:



Customers will contact and receive a reservation confirmation in advance to secure a daycare space for your dog(s). The reservation must be confirmed by 6:30pm the previous day. Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first serve, basis.

Customers who have a monthly Total Package are exempt from the process.

Please Plan Accordingly

  • • Dogs arriving without a reservation may still be accepted. A $5 fee may be applied in addition to your regular daycare rate.
  • • Failure to cancel a reservation by 7:00 AM may result in a "no show" charge of $25.
  • • Thursdays and Fridays are the busiest days of the week for daycare. It is essential that you reserve a spot in advance for those days.
  • Holidays –there will be limited daycare capacity due to the number of dogs boarding. Peak holidays include Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Spring Break/Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.


Boarding Fee $50. Boarding charges applies after 6:30 PM.