Central Bark Dog Daycare

Barking Good Fun!!!

A life-long animal lover, brought up with family dogs and regularly looking after pets for the extended family pets while they were away, Joolz has successfully realised her dream of wanting to work with animals, and for animals, full-time.


After a white-collar career in various roles in the UK and USA, she started her own pet-sitting business Perth Pet Pals. Perth Pet Pals partners Central Bark offering a complementary and complete pet-minding service (not just for dogs) to the Northern Suburbs of Perth.


Seeing the demand for daycare by working and single-parent families and the need for dogs to socialise – they are pack animals! – instead of being isolated and stressed at home, she decided to take her passion to the next-level. She opened Billy’s Daycare for Dogs in Wangara in 2012, now renamed Central Bark Dog Daycare, successfully and steadily growing the business year on year. Every week Central Bark handles more than a hundred bookings and every day is full of lively, noisy, fun and hilarious dogs completely enjoying themselves.


Joolz’ qualifications include a Certificate III in Companion Animal Services and a decade of experience caring for other people’s furbabies.  She is dedicated to assisting the homeless animals of Perth by fostering cats, hosting Adoption Drives and fundraising for Perth Rescue Angels, as well as supporting many other local rescue charities.


Her devotion to animals saw her bring her own cats from the USA to Australia when she relocated Down Under! Her own dog Jackson, a mature Kelpie mix, assists her by attending daycare regularly – and letting everyone know his Mum is the Boss!