About Us

Ankeny Bark Avenue, Bark Avenue West, and Waukee Bark Avenue are resort-style vacation facilities for dogs, providing dog boarding and dog daycare and combining homelike amenities with recreational, safe activity. Our inviting facilities feature clean, secure, and fun-filled environments exceeding pet care industry standards. Our well trained and dog-loving staff provide the highest levels of customer service and pet expertise to ensure the utmost in comfort, safety, and happiness—all while providing pet parents with incomparable peace of mind.  

Ankeny's Best of 2021Our recently completed additions allow owners to choose from a variety of spacious dog boarding accommodations for their pets; ranging from traditional guest rooms to luxury suites. The energetic and consistent schedule makes sure dogs stay active with various options designed to fit every lifestyle.  We offer full service grooming, and our caring and gentle staff will make your pet's experience a happy one. The dog daycare is a dog-friendly outlet to expend excess energy, socialize and exercise with other dogs.

We are a family owned business and focus on making every pet feel at home. Our flexibility and adaptability allow for us to meet every pet's individual needs.

Ankeny Bark Avenue Owners
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What our customers are saying

My dogs haircut always looks so great when I go here. She also always smells amazing, I love the products that they use. The staff is always super nice and accommodating. You can tell they care about the animals! I definitely recommend Ankeny Bark Avenue!
- Jessica L.