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

  • Each guest enjoys a spacious suite or room with privacy panels
  • Fluffy, elevated bedding comes with every guest room
  • Comprehensive daily wellness checks ensure healthy guests
  • Continuous housekeeping service keeps accommodations clean and comfortable
  • Caretakers are in the building 24/7 for unmatched supervision, a rare find in the area
  • 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 for no charge
  • And, of course, every dog gets at least four relief breaks each day
Orange nib

New Customer Free First Night

Free Night 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.

dog boarding

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.
  • Puppy & Senior Packages. Playful puppies and senior dogs each need, crave and deserve special care. The extra playtimes and potty breaks in our Puppy Package are sure to please your young, ambitious pup. Senior dogs will appreciate the mobility walks, orthopedic bedding and unlimited medications of our TLC Package.
  • Bedtime Stories. Just like at home, we like treating your dog to special individualized time at the end of his day. One of our doting caregivers is happy to sit in a private room with him and read him a bedtime story, complete with all the cuddles and pets he usually gets from you!
Orange nib

New Customer Free First Night

Free Night 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.
  • 24/7 supervision- that means someone’s present with the pets day and night
  • Sophisticated drainage systems keep our accommodations clean as a (dog) whistle
  • Advanced security measures to provide maximum safety
Premier Dog Boarding