Barks & Recreation

Bark. Stay. Play.

Barks & Recreation is Fargo-Moorhead's first luxury pet resort offering pet sitting, dog lodging, daycare enrichment, training, & pet photography.

At Barks & Recreation, we strive for top-notch customer service, education, cleanliness, & safety. Oh yeah, & we like to have fun! We strongly feel by taking great care of our employees they will take great care of our guests - both the 2- & 4-legged kind! Please get to know our foundation a bit better by getting acquainted with our core values.



Provide the community with a fun, safe, & clean environment for their family pet.


Committed to having the most highly trained staff in dog behavior & customer relations to ensure every human & canine has the best experience possible.



The place where bonds between pets, owners, & the community grow & thrive by providing the highest quality of care, customer education, & stewardship.


  1. Compassionate

  2. Happy & Grateful

  3. Accountability

  4. Safety

  5. Efficiency


open positions

We pride ourselves on hiring smart, social, compassionate staff who have a great work ethic. We are looking for animal lovers who also don’t mind rolling up their sleeves to clean up the not-so-glamorous side of pet care. If you feel Barks & Recreation is the right fit for you, please apply for one of our open positions below. We’d love to get to know you better!

Pet Care Counselor

Our Pet Care Counselors lead our Daycare Enrichment program, maintain the cleanliness of the pet resort, & keeps all our furry guests thriving & happy.

Guest Services Concierge

This is our director of first impressions. They greet all the human & furry guests, answer questions, book reservations & keep the front desk in order.

Resort Manager

The Resort Manager keeps the resort running like a well-oiled machine. This role is the boots on the ground who supervises all of the guest services & pet care staff.