At Bark Avenue Daycamp, we make dogs feel right at home! We don’t believe in a “one-size fits all” approach to dog care!
What Our Customers Are Saying
We want to be your dog’s home away from home and our staff to become part of their extended family. Rest assured…we love every pup that walks in our doors and we want to see them come back again and again with tails-a-waggin!
From 563 reviews
My dog used to go to a different daycare and after about a year begin hiding behind the seat and looking sad when she went in. After some rude comments by the owner, I finally decided to try a different daycare. Coming to Bark Ave has been … read more
Darlene, I am so glad that you and Sasha have found us and are happy! As an owner that makes me very happy. Your review is so appreciated! Thank you
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It's day 3 going here, and my dogs get so excited when I turn the corner and realize they are going to day care. I'm a new customer, but so far have had a positive impression of staff, who are friendly and professional. Love the videos they… read more
Kristin, So glad you're enjoying your experience with us! Thank you for posting your review; it means the world to us.
Bark Avenue Daycamp is a great place for my dog, Otis, to go socialize and have loads of fun. He plays with some awesome other doggies and comes home excited as well as tuckered out. Otis will often fall asleep within 10 mins of getting … read more
Lindsey, knowing Otis comes home all tuckered out from a day of socialization and play is the best thing to hear. A tired dog is a happy dog! Thank you for taking the time to write up such a great 5-star review and sharing what a wonderful time Otis has.
Love this place. OM always comes home so tired and he gets so excited whenever we pull in the parking lot of Bark Ave. Also the staff are incredibly friendly and really care about the dogs. thanks guys for being awesome and taking such good… read more
Manoj & Bhavini, we love having OM with us and can’t thank you enough for trusting us to take care of your fur-baby! Thank you for the fabulous 5-star review.
Just had my two pups boarded for a week while we were on vacation and they were treated like Kings!! They got to play everyday and my little one even had a few days of training!! I even checked up on them regularly and was always responded … read more
Kim, thanks so much for the review. I'm so happy you are pleased and that your boys had a great time. We enjoyed having them and can't wait to see them again!
We just moved to the area and have had a great experience with Bark Avenue Daycamp thus far! It was easy to schedule our pup's assessment and get her started. Even though our dog came in for her first weekend of boarding nervous of a new … read more
Mia, we’re so glad you found us and we hope to fulfill all Tiabeanie’s needs! We look forward to seeing more of you and your family. Welcome to Bark Ave. Thank you for the 5-star review!
Love the people and the consistent care they show our Belgian Malinois. Training is available, and the daycare is a life saver for a pup that needs socializing.
Fern, we are delighted to see your 5-star review, thank you! We're always here for any of your four-legged family members needs.
We adopted Lola in July of 2022 and she has a TON of energy and LOVES being around and playing with other dogs. We did a lot of research as Lola is part pit and also 100% deaf and wanted to ensure she would be accepted and safe. We did the … read more
Katie, thank you so much for your raving review. I'm so pleased to hear that Lola is happy. I myself own a deaf dog so I know the fear you have with placing them someplace and I am delighted that you trust us to take care of her.
It was our first time boarding there but came highly recommended. Our dogs were taken care of very well. The YouTube video's are a very nice touch. We will be back!
Thank you so much for the review! I am happy that you were please on your first visit. We look forward to seeing you again.
Trainers are nice. Place is clean !! We tried many places. This is a place to bring your dog for a day or get it trained. Ashley is super nice when it comes to training, 210% our lady love this place ! And Her BFs.
Dan, we’re thrilled to not only hear how pleased you are with our facility, but also your positive experience with our trainer, Ashley. Thank you so much for the 5-star review!!
Our lil Oliver has been going to Bark Avenue for 12 years! He LOVES it and so do we. We are so happy knowing that when we are away that Oliver is having a great time and that they know him so well and take care of his needs.No one is … read more
Stan, we can't believe it's been 12 years! WOW!! Oliver is definitely apart of our Bark Avenue family and we are so grateful to have him with us each and every time for daycamp or a sleep over. He is such a sweet boy and makes us smile every time he graces us with his presence – he's our little king. Thank you for such a wonderful review and continuing to be amazing clients.
Our pup bucky seems to enjoy his time here. He always comes home tired. The hours are great for an early work schedule.
Amanda, thank you for the positive review. We’re happy to not only be able to accommodate your work schedule, but also provide a safe play space for Bucky. He always seems to enjoy himself when he’s with us!
We have always been extremely happy with the excellent service and care our pup Elio gets during boarding, daycare and grooming. Saturday was our first obedience training class and it exceeded our expectations. Kelly gave us some helpful … read more
Carol – thank you so much for your raving review. My goal as an owner is to see to it that we do more than just meet your expectation but to exceed them whenever possible. I'm happy Kelly was able to do that for you! You have been a loyal customer for many years and with multiple dogs so I appreciate not only your loyalty but your trust in us.
We love Bark Avenue! They take great care of our dog Darryl. He is a regular at day care on Fridays. He is excited when he gets there and exhausted when he leaves. They are great at communicating how your furry family member is doing during… read more
Taylor, thank you so very much for your kind words and for sharing your positive feedback. There is no doubt that Darryl is a wonderful addition to our Bark Avenue family and we always look forward to his visits with us. As always, safety and communication is our priority to our clients and we are thrilled to know that we've met your expectations. We are also grateful to you, thank you!
Love this daycamp. They have an app and a testable phone number which makes coordination easy. I take my dog to the daycare one to twice a week and she always has such a good time. The staff know her and she has a great time. They also post… read more
Jaina, thank you for such a wonderful review! Mozy is such a pleasure to have here with us for daycamp and training. It's a wonderful feeling to know our clients trust us and that we can be of any assistance in taking care of your furry family member. Again, thank you for the glowing 5-star review. Have a wonderful day!
I brought my pup here for training. I Was referred by a coworker who also brought his dog here for training. I met with Kelly for a complementary consultation to discuss what my puppy’s needs were. She spent a whole hour asking a series of… read more
Mayra, we are thrilled that you reached out to us for a consultation with your new puppy, Levi. Having a new puppy comes with a lot of question on making sure your little one gets started off on the right ‘paw’. We are always here to guide you in the right direction and be of any assistance during your puppy’s new journey in life. Thank you for such a glowing 5-star review!
I love Bark Avenue, I’ve been taking my dog for seven years. The staff is friendly and accommodating.
Diane, you have been with us from nearly the beginning of Bark Avenue, wow! We feel incredibly fortunate to have such a long term client and be there for your family. Many, many thanks for the 5-star review.
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They are great. We trained our dog there 10 years ago and are getting ready to train new dog next week. Great place and staff
Thank you so much!!! We love having having long term clients and getting to share in the joys of new dogs joining the family! Your loyalty means everything to us!
My Lucky Dog seems to be luving his time at daycamp. I definitely wears him out. The staff is very helpful and friendly.
Dawn, we are so happy we can provide a safe place for Lucky to not only spend time with his fur'ends, but gives him the opportunity to socialize and exercise. There's nothing better than having your four-legged family member come home worn out from good day of play! Thank you for the 5-star review.
We were absolutely excited to find out Bark Avenue offered free puppy playtime. I can not praise them enough already for that, but not only that, there was also a trainer who was happy to discuss any concerns you had and offered suggestions… read more
Marta,We are thrilled you found us and gave us a chance to meet your newest furry family member. It goes without being said, but we are all here for you and be of any assistance, especially with a new puppy full of energy. All of us at Bark Avenue are looking forward to getting to know Stubbykins and becoming fur'ends. Thank you for such a wonderful review, Marta!
Always have a great experience at Bark Avenue. Trust staff completely to care for my guy.
Kathy,Thank you for the 5-star review! We treat each and every one of our furry clients as if they were one of our own, thank you for your trust and for allowing us to take care of such a special pup.
I have been boarding at bark avenue for a bit with my dogs. The staff is always friendly and courteous when you enter the facility. It is very clean and well organized. My dogs are always well taken care of and I have never had any … read more
Natalia,Thank you for such a glowing 5-star review! It means the world to us to know you've had such a positive and pleasant experience with our services and staff. It's always a delight to have Luna and Brandy with us. We're looking forward to see you all soon!
My girls love this place. I know dropping them off they will have a great time and will be exhausted when it is time to come home.
M, thank you for the 5-star review! Annabelle is such a delight to have for daycamp and she's such a big sweetheart. Knowing that she comes exhausted is a great thing...she's had a lot of fun and exercise! Thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback. We'll see you both soon.
Taking my dog Kedzie to Bark Avenue was hands down the best decision I made for her. They do it all and they do it well. From training, day camp, boarding, and grooming you can’t go wrong! I have tried other day camps and Bark Avenue is by … read more
Samantha, on behalf of all our staff at Bark Avenue…THANK YOU for such a wonderful review!! It’s moments like this when we hear such great feedback that brings smiles to all our faces, and gives us such joy to be honored to service our clients. We are so thankful that you have given us the opportunity to meet your expectations and be there for the needs of Kedzie. We look forward to each and every visit, and having the pleasure of you and Kedzie apart of our Bark Avenue family. Once again, thank you for an amazing 5-star review.
Taking my 4 year old female Labrador Ava to build her confidence around other dogs. It is going well. The girls at Bark Avenue are great with the dogs and Ava is improving. Love the facility which is clean and very organized.
Phil, we are thrilled to have Ava join us at Bark Avenue! Thank you for the wonderful review and our staff will be delighted to hear your positive feedback. Ava's confidence is bound to grow and improve with more socialization – we're excited to see her make a lot of fur'ends.
The trainers are helpful and caring. It's clear that they are willing to work with dogs to make sure they're set up to succeed.
Tyler, thank you for such a great review about our trainers. It's always important to us and each of the families we work with to help set up a foundation of success so that the entire family is happy, including Finley. We look forward to seeing Finley continue to make progress and become the best dog he can be.
Everyone’s been friendly and provides great customer service! The trainers really seem knowledgeable and do well in training the humans! I was disappointed that my girl couldn’t participate in the daycare program without some additional … read more
Thanks for the awesome review, JoyC! Ashley's a wonderful trainer and we're fortunate to have her apart of our team. We're confident that with training and consistency, your little girl will be making some new fur'ends in no time. We're always here to help.
We have gone to Bark Avenue from Puppy class, training, day camp and grooming as well. We have been very satisfied with all of their services. Guinness gets excited to go to day camp! Highly recommended!
Lisa, thank you for the great 5-star review! We’re so happy you're satisfied with all our services and can’t wait to see Guinness again soon. Until then, we’re here if you need anything.
Great team. Always there when you need them. Great overall care of our dog. Thankful to have such a great place for our dog.
Andy, thank you kindly for the 5-star review. It's always great to see our clients share their positive feedback and experience with the community. Thank you for trusting us!
We’ve been taking our black lab to Bark Avenue since he was a pup, He’s now 3 and its his absolute favorite place to go. The staff is super friendly and helpful, its a great value for an all-day play time, and he gets socialized with other … read more
Tom, what a wonderful review, thank you! Winston always brings us smiles each time he visits with us. It brings us great joy to know how happy and pleased you are not only with our services, but our staff. Thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback. We look forward to seeing our fur’end very soon!
First I want to preface with how little interaction I really had with these folks but wow was it next level. I had done the evaluation day with my dog and then did daycare with him one time. The staff called me mid day as my dog had gotten … read more
Alicia, I am the owner of Bark Avenue Daycamp and I wanted to personally thank you for taking time out of your day to write this review. While Finnegan was only with us very short time he had already worked his way into our hearts. The dogs that come into our facility are not just treated as family they ARE family. We are all sending you all hugs and prayers through this difficult time and hope you find peace knowing Finnegan is running healthy and happy over the rainbow bridge. xoxo
Bark Avenue has been great for our daycare and boarding needs! Friendly staff that has gotten to know our dogs (Morty and Zuko) and easy to work with for scheduling. Be aware of lobby hours that differ day to day so you don’t miss drop off … read more
Joshua, thank you for the 5-star review. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your positive feed. We look forward to seeing Morty and Zuko very soon 🙂
Professional, friendly, personal boarding updates on request, personal training report cards, recognizize dogs’ personalities 💗
Vickie, we are so grateful for such a glowing 5-star review, thank you! All of us at Bark Avenue were delighted to have had the opportunity to take care of Miss Olivia Rose and we look forward to seeing her again soon. 🐾💗
Our puppy goes to day camp.1 day a week and he appears to love it. He comes home exhausted which is great. We have also boarded him for 8 days this summer and we missed him but I don't think he gave us a second thought.
Thank you, Arlene, for the 5-star review! We can certainly agree with you that Dexter loves daycamp – he loves playing with all his friends and isn't afriad to seek attention and love from staff. We always look forward to his visit whether it be daycamp, boarding or training. We'll see you soon!
We love bringing our dog Marley to Bark Avenue. He’s always excited to go and we trust them to take care of him. He loves socializing but also has anxiety. We know he’s in good hands while he’s there!
Jennifer, thank you so very much for the 5-star review! We love to hear how excited Marley is to come play with us and all his fur'ends. We look forward to each and every visit.
My name is Ricky and I attend Day camp and sometimes spend the night. I love it here! I have tons of fun with my friend's here. A few months ago we had a bad situation. My stay at home dad got sick and went to the hospital. My mom … read more
Ricky! We ❤️LOVE❤️ to have you apart of our Bark Avenue family!! It's wonderful to know how happy you are coming to play with us and have sleepovers. Also, please be sure to tell mom and dad how grateful we are for their trust in us to take such great care of you. 🤗Looking forward to seeing you soon! 🐾
Bark Ave has great groomers and trainers. We’ve taken our last husky as well as our current husky to them and never been disappointed. All the staff is kind and caring!
Sheryl, thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback. Knowing that you're pleased with our grooming and training services is wonderful to know. We are grateful to all our clients and thank you for trusting your furry four-legged family member with us.
I’ve taken Rosie (my golden doodle) to various groomers. Bark Avenue ALWAYS does an amazing job! I’m never disappointed after taking Rosie there.I highly recommend Dakota and all the groomers there.
Jill, what a wonderful review, thank you! We sincerely appreciate your feedback and always love when Rosie comes to visit us.
Trust. I trust that my dog will be treated well. Trust that she’ll have fun. Trust that she’ll be kept safe. It’s a relationship that is nurtured by the staff at Bark Avenue.
Wynnone, thank you so much for trusting us with your beloved Honey Bear. She was a delight to have with us over the holiday and it was great to see her enjoy her play'cation. Our staff takes pride in treating every four-legged client as their very own – giving them love, attention, and making sure they are all safe. All our staff will be happy to hear your positive feedback, thank you.
Bark Avenue has been our go-to place for our dog since he was 6 months old. Now almost 9 years old, he still gets as excited to go to Bark Avenue as he did when he was a puppy! It’s obvious from the fantastic care given that the staff … read more
Erika, WOW! We can't believe it's been 9 years since Cody has been apart of our Bark Avenue family. It's been a treat to watch him grow over the years and see his tail wags when we have the pleasure to greet him. We're always thrilled to see him and your family every time you walk through our doors. 'Thank you' will never be enough for your loyalty, trust and referrals, but THANK YOU!
I love this Daycamp. I have used a few different ones and I can honestly say this is the best one so far. They really love your dogs here. They care about their safety and their general well being. And my dog (Daisy) looooves coming here. I… read more
Rebecca, you have all our staff smiling and grateful for your wonderful review. We look forward to Daisy's visit and she is a wonderful addition to our Bark Avenue family. There's no greater feeling than knowing you feel comfortable, and gaining your trust to leave Daisy in our care. Thank you!
Tim amd the staff at Bark Avenue have always been kind amd accommodating. My boy enjoys his time playing and making friends at Bark Ave!
Rose, thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback and the 5-star review! Knox is such a pleasure to have and we enjoy watching him play and interact with fellow fur'ends at camp. Our staff will be so grateful to know that you are pleased with them, again, many thanks to you!
Our 8 year old dog had never been boarded before. Bark Ave. took such good care of her and we think she liked “camp” with the other doggies! We are grateful for their services.
Heather, we loved having Comet stay with us. She was such a joy to spend time with and watch her interact with new fur'ends. We're looking forward to the next time she comes to visit us.
Love this place. They follow specific directions on diet and medications very well and are very kind to the dogs. Sometimes my dogs seem disappointed when leaving.I have tried many dog boarding places in the NW suburbs and this one is by … read more
Austin, we can't thank you enough for the wonderful review and trusting us with Noelle. Thank you so very much!
Great people- always kind and helpful. Highly recommend 👍
I got recommended to Bark Avenue from a family member and I only have great things to say.We brought our pitbull here for the board and train program for 3 weeks and Ashley was amazing! She helped our girl Rainbow work on some things and … read more
Nikolette, WOW! We are thrilled to hear how happy you and Rainbow are, thank you so very much for the wonderful review. Yes, Rainbow and Ashley have certainly become BFFs 🐾💗 Thank you so much for your trust and for giving us the pleasure to spend time with Rainbow.
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Our dog Buddy love going and is well taken care of. We have just started using the grooming services and they did a wonderful job! 😀
Marge, we are delighted to hear such a kind and wonderful review, thank you! Our groomer will also be pleased to know how happy you were with Buddy's grooming. We look forward to seeing you both very soon.
My dog Blitz always comes home totally tired from a daycare day! The staff is friendly and I’ve also boarded my dog and he never complains.
Sue, we fell in love with Lil' Blitz the moment he came for Puppy Pre-School. It's always a joy to have him with us whether it's a day of play or boarding...thank you!
Snickers always enjoys his time at Bark Avenue. We love the staff there and the videos they take of the dogs playing. We appreciate the time they take to work with him and suggestions previously given when he was displaying behavioral … read more
Jennifer, we LOVE having Snickers with us! We're delighted to hear you've had a positive experience and value you as a client. Thank you for taking the time to share and you're 5-star review.
Friendly staff and a great facility for our puppy to burn off some energy. I know our Levi is in good hands when I drop him off for his play days.
Graham, we're so please you have given us the opportunity to take care of Levi and he's an absolute delight to have. Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful review – it puts smiles on all of our faces. Looking forward to seeing Levi soon!
Amazing staff . You will leave with satisfaction that your baby is in right hand . I like their facility too . Spacious, neat and caring staff .Though I am also looking forward for live cameras so that if I wanna see my Furry I can😊 and … read more
Shefali, thank you so much for the wonderful review and taking the time to share your feedback. You made our day! It means the world to us and our entire team. We sincerely appreciate your trust and we're here for you anytime. We continue looking forward to seeing more of you and Mr. Mozo!
When I leave my dogs at Bark Avenue I leave them with family. I say that because they care and love my pets as though they were their own. I have been going to Bark Avenue for 13 years and have had 2 of my own dogs there and several grand… read more
Lisa, thank you for a wonderful review! You have definitely become family to us and we have loved every minute of the last 13 years. Thank you for trusting us with your family!
I have used Bark Avenue for grooming for quite a few years and they are very attentive to my directions for grooming my dog, Liam. I am quite pleased.I also feel comfortable leaving Liam at Bark Avenuewhen we go on a trip when he cannot … read more
Mardel, your review brings all of us at Bark Ave a great big smile! Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so happy to have your trust with Liam and to know you are pleased with his grooming and boarding experiences. We always look forward to having Liam visit us.
We love Bark Avenue but more importantly our dog loves Bark Avenue! We’ve used all their services- daycamp, boarding, grooming, and training. Great staff, great facility, zero complaints. Your pup will be in good hands here.
Stephen, wow! What a wonderful compliment, thank you so much. We are thrilled to know you've used all our services and are pleased with our staff and facility. Again, thank you for the 5-star review!
My friend who unfortunately passed was the one who watched my dog Kona and i had difficulty trusting and finding somewhere else to take her, but Bark Avenue really changed my perspective. They are super attentive and answer any and all … read more
Natalie, Thank you so much for your glowing review. As the owner, it makes me so happy to hear that you are not only happy with our service but most importantly that you trust us!
I just started taking Buddy to Bark Avenue Daycamp. The people here are so kind and caring with the dogs and owners alike. Buddy was attacked by a neighbor's dog a month ago and I want him to socialize with other dogs to build his … read more
I was looking for a daycare for my dog for socialization- he was attacked and bit by a neighbor’s dog a month ago and I wanted him to spend time with other dogs to ensure no lasting issues from the attack. I had my dog evaluated at Pals for… read more
We are absolutely thrilled to have Buddy with us at Bark Avenue. Thank YOU for giving us your trust and not giving up. We’re confident that allowing Buddy to continue socialization around other dogs will increase his confidence as we’ve already seen him display by interacting and playing with other fur’ends. We look forward to seeing more of Buddy!
I have been being my two dogs there for day care and times when I vacation. For over a year now. They love it. I have no worries. And they come home so tired. I can text them to get updates and j never feel brushed off. Every dog is always … read more
Bark avenue is an amazing place to take your little critters. They are so super nice, wonderful with your pets, and treat each and every pup as their own. I have used them for dog boarding, and play dates and they have a complete blast … read more
Kathy, what a wonderful review and positive feedback, thank you! We absolutely are delighted to have your sweet girls visit Bark Ave. It's always a pleasure!
We have a new puppy and heard about Bark Avenue from a friend. Was so surprised to hear they have a free Puppy Playtime every Sunday. So, we went and it was great. The staff was attentive and professional. The facility was clean from … read more
Hi Nancy, we are thrilled to hear you joined us for Puppy Playtime and had a positive experience, yay! We look forward to seeing you and Max very soon. We have no doubt he's going to make a lot of new fur'ends and learn some great new training skills in his obedience class. Thank you for the glowing review and we hope to continue to exceed your expectations.
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Monday-Friday: 6:30 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 9 am – 2 pm
Please note: our daycare is staffed 365 days a year from 6:30 am – 8:00 pm so your dog is sure to get plenty of playtime every day of the week.
1540 Hecht Drive
Bartlett, IL 60103
Phone: (630) 289-8470
Fax: (630) 524-9078