Dog Boarding

Award-Winning Dog Boarding in Duluth

At Canal Bark, you won’t find chain link kennels. Our “dog hotel” experience earned us the Duluth News & Tribune’s Best of the Best Award for pet boarding, grooming, and daycare in 2017!

Our 5-Star Dog Hotel

Our suites and rooms are specially-designed for comfort and safety in an attractive, upscale atmosphere. Enrich your pet’s stay with fun activities, which offer lots of exercise and personal attention for an even more fun canine vacation.

Canal Bark Facility

Dog Hotel Perks

  • Our guests enjoy comfortable suites where they can feel secure
  • Fluffy bedding comes with every guest room
  • Comprehensive daily wellness checks ensure healthy guests
  • Continuous housekeeping service keeps accommodations clean and comfortable
  • Our staff are extensively trained in dog behavior and body language
  • Soothing music makes for a calm environment
  • We recommend bringing your dog’s usual diet, but we offer a premium dog food
  • And, of course, every dog gets at least four relief breaks each day in addition to their chosen activity package

New Customer Free First Day

Free Day subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offers. Lodging discount applies to first-time customers only and is valid for any lodging accommodation selected.

Our State-of-the-Art Facility

Our approach was simple when we set out to develop our facility—to create a canine paradise designed for the care & well-being of your darling pooch. Some of our special appointments include:

  • Fresh air exchange systems completely exchanging air every 10 minutes. The promotes an extra-clean environment.
  • Sophisticated drainage systems keep our accommodations clean as a (dog) whistle
  • Advanced security measures to provide maximum safety
Premier Dog Boarding

Dog Boarding Prices (per day)

Suite Size Standard *
Small $33
Medium $36
Large $39
Extra Large $42

* $3 per day additional during peak times (Summer and holidays)

Extra Fun Activities

No two dogs are alike, and Canal Bark strives to meet the needs of every unique canine guest. Our activity-based lodging promotes mental, physical, and emotional well-being for your cherished furry friend. We offer various activity options– so you can choose the right level of exercise and attention for your fabulous family member during his stay with us.

Choose one of our discounted activity packages loaded with our most popular games & treats. Call today to learn about our packages in detail!

  • Group or Private Play. Whether your dog is a social butterfly or a bit shy, there’s a supervised play option for him. If he prefers the company of humans, one of our loving caregivers will shower him in personal attention and customized playtime.

Activity Packages

Our first discounted activity package is our Gold Package which includes:

  • Morning and afternoon play/pampering times plus an additional activity time (with activities changing throughout their stay for maximum mental or physical stimulation)
  • Daily homemade gourmet treat

This is only $22 per day in addition to the daily lodging fee and is our best value for maximum interaction.

Next, we have our Silver Package which includes

  • Morning and afternoon play/pampering times in addition to potty breaks
  • Daily homemade gourmet treat

All of that is only $17 per day in addition to the daily lodging fee and is a very popular choice.

And last but not least is the Bronze Package which includes

  • One play/pamper session in addition to potty breaks
  • and a gourmet treat

And this package is only $12 per day in addition to the daily lodging fee.

New Customer Free First Day

Free Day subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offers. Lodging discount applies to first-time customers only and is valid for any lodging accommodation selected.

Frequently Asked Questions