Barks & Recreation

Bark. Stay. Play.

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

home services

Dog Walking


  • Includes one 30 minute visit/day, weather permitting, (additional visits are extra) & FREE in-home consult. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative exercise will be performed.
  • Up to 4 pets, additional animals are $5 each

Basic Package


  • Includes one 20 minute visit/day (additional visits are extra) & FREE in-home consult
  • Cats or Dogs: feeding, watering, medication (as needed), & litter box care
    • Up to 4 cats or dogs, additional animals are $5 each
  • Home: watering plants, getting the mail/newspaper

Standard package


  • Includes two 30 minute visits/day & FREE in-home consult
  • Multiple Pets (furry, feathered, & finned): feeding, watering, medication (as needed), & litter box care
    • Up to 4 pets, additional pets are $5 each
  • Home: watering plants, getting the mail/newspaper

Elite Package


  • Standard multi-pet package PLUS exercise & playtime at each visit

premium package


  • Elite package PLUS visits are extended from 30 minutes to 45 minutes
  • Includes a 30 minute walk instead of playtime

In-home training


  • Private, in-home basic obedience training for adult dogs
  • Includes six 45-minute weekly sessions
  • Covers attention, sit, down, stay, come, & loose leash walking
  • Package is valid for 1 dog
  • Please provide your own treats
  • Training your dog in your home can be great for timid or easily-distracted dogs

Things to Note

  • Initial consult and key pick up is COMPLIMENTARY
  • Any additional needs can be discussed and quoted during the initial consult
  • Barks & Recreation serves a 20 mile radius of the FM & Tower City areas
  • Additional mileage will be factored in PRIOR to the initial consult (mileage cost is determined by the GSA Mileage Reimbursement Rate which is $0.54/mil for 2017)
  • Prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Standard pet sitting hours are approximately 6am-8pm. Visits outside those hours may require an additional fee
  • The Barks & Recreation Home Pet Sitting team has a combined total experience of over 30 years as Licensed Veterinary Technicians
  • Just a reminder that we are, indeed, BONDED & INSURED and we are members of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters

Barks & Recreation's home pet sitting service is now serving the greater Fargo-Moorhead, Valley City, and Tower City areas!

We feel at ease leaving our cat and home with Barks & Rec knowing everything is in good hands.
— Beth & Ree Cee, Clients