About Bark Central and Staff 



Christina has been working at Bark Central since April 2015 as a Senior Kennel Tech. She currently is attending Pierce College to get her Associates to transfer to Washington State University to attend the Veterinarian program. She has one dog named Sira, 2 cats named Ping and Izzy and 2 rats. On her free time she enjoys going to the dog park and going Jeep 4-wheeling. Christina has outgoing personality. Christina has been certified in pet first aid and CPR. 


Austin has been working at Bark Central since October 2013 as a Senior Kennel Tech. He has always had a passion for animals and has been working in pet care industry for more than 6 years. Austin is very knowledgeable about dog breeds and their behavior. He has his own dog named Jake, a Rottweiler mix. Austin attended school at Pierce College and received  certificate in Health and Fitness. When you meet Austin you will know he is a caring and understanding person. 


Naomi  has been working for Bark Central since September 2019  as a Part time Kennel Tech. 


Holly has been working at Bark Central since August 2015 as a Senior Kennel Tech. Holly's passion is refinishing old furniture and making them new again. She has 4 dogs which are her world. Moe is a 7 year old Black lab mix , Fiona is a 3 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback, Heidi and Haans the mini Dachshunds. Holly really enjoys playing with dogs and she is very good at cleaning the facility in detail. Holly has been certified in pet first aid and CPR.


Katie has been working for Bark Central since May 2016 as a Professional Pet Groomer. She is has been grooming for 2 years now. Katie has 2 cats she loves dearly named Benjen and Stark. On her free time she spend it with her husband and toddler son, Liam.  Katie focus on making sure customers are getting what they want and doing all the details when it comes to grooming. 


Kyriea has been working for Bark Central since June 2019 as a part time kennel tech.  


Hallie has been working at Bark Central since February 2017 as a Senior Kennel Tech. Hallie attended Northern Michigan University and has her Bachelor’s degree in Zoology. She someday hopes to study the conservation of Arctic animals. She has 3 family cats named Harper, Eugene, and Mina. Hallie is very friendly and loves to snuggle and play with all the dogs here at Bark Central.


Julia has been working at Bark Central since October 2018 as a professional dog groomer. She has been grooming for more than more than 2 years and has many years professional pet experience. Julia wants to keep bettering her grooming skills and hope to one day compete in grooming show. She's is also enjoys creative dog grooming and can do color dying on  dogs fur.  She has 3 dogs,  a German Shepard, named Chief and 2 small chihuahua   mixes named Bristol and Dizzy. On Julia's free time she loves spending time training her dogs. 


Sierra has been working for Bark Central since May 2019. She has two dogs named Kaiser a German Shepard and Ciroc a Chihuahua. She also works at Petco as a Guest Adviser. 


Amanda has owned Bark Central since July 2012, and purchased the business from Jackie. Amanda has over 17 years of experience working with animals and managing pet businesses. She has college degrees in Small Business Management, Customer Service, and Entrepreneurship. Amanda also has over 15 years of grooming experience. Her goal is to have all her customers happy and comfortable while stay in our care. She is always making improvements to the business and hopes to open more location in the future. Amanda is also certified in pet first aid and CPR.

Mission Statement


Bark Central, LLC will provide fun, stimulating, clean and safe place for your pet while they are in our care.  We strive for 100% satisfaction in our customers (both animal and human). We treat every pet and person like we would want to be treated. 


Established in 2004
Under new ownership 2012

Copyright 2022, No animals were harmed in the making

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- Doggie Daycare
- Home Style Boarding
- Luxury Suites

- Pet Groooming

- Anesthesia Free Teeth  

 Cleaning Clinics

Monday - Friday

6:00 AM - 6:30 PM


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM


4:00 pm- 6:00 PM

205 118th Street South

Tacoma, WA 98444

Mail: barkcentralstaff@gmail.com
Tel:  253-535-9400

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