Candy Oppman


 Extremely compassionate and caring about both people and animals. Dog behavior expert. Over 15 years experience in the pet care industry.

Teresa Noster

Kennel Manager

Previously worked at 4 Paws. Industrious and quick-witted. The glue that holds Bark U together. Particular fondness for labs and lab mixes but loves ALL dogs.

Rhianna Bunch

Office Manager

Dedicated, detailed-focus, and compassionate. Rhianna's resume was her long-time office dog, Roscoe. She loves to greet all the pet-parents and dogs every day. She is enthusiastic about the health and happiness of her community's pack and her team.

Rhiannon Himmelman

AM Kennel Supervisor & Trainer in Training

Rhiannon has been with Bark University since 2018. She started her career as a Kennel Attendant and has grown so much in such a short amount of time. She is vibrant, lively with an infectious smile. She is currently enrolled in an accredited dog training program while developing her training skills here at Bark University.

Derek Kendall

PM Kennel Supervisor

Derek always has an upbeat energy that dogs and humans-alike love. He is a kind-hearted young man with a passion for all the dogs that come through our doors. He has a love for learning. Derek enjoys taking on new challenges and bringing out the best in every dog he meets.

Make an appointment today! For the quickest response, please contact us by phone. Thank you!

Please call (847) 367-9000 or use our contact form.

Our Hours

Mon-Fri 6:30AM - 6:30PM

Saturday  9:00AM- 5:00PM

**Sunday 9:00AM-2:00PM

**Sunday: No Daycare Service. Boarding Pick Up and Drop Off. Grooming by Appointment Only.


Closed Everyday from

12:00PM - 1:00PM for Naptime

Holiday Hours

We are closed on:  Independance Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day


We have limited hours on:

Memorial Day: 9am to 2pm

Labor Day: 9am to 2pm

Christmas Eve: 9am to 2pm

New Year's Eve: 9am to 2pm

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