Pet Directory


This PET DIRECTORY is for Traverse City and surrounding cities in Grand Traverse, Antrim, Leelanau, Benzie and Kalkaska counties. Please email for more information about getting a listing in the directory.


Bowsers by the Bay
Owner: Kim Skaritt
Description: Northern Michigan’s premiere cage-free fitness and social rehabilitation center for dogs. Outstanding cage-free boarding, training & rehab programs.
Phone: 231-264-8408
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Address: 3785 Rice Rd NW, Rapid City, MI 49676

Dog Training

Bowsers by the Bay
Owner: Kim Skaritt
Description: For those who can’t make a weekly class fit into their busy lifestyle, Bowsers offers an ideal alternative. Private, in-home training allows you to work one-on- one with a trainer in the comfort of your own home. Additional benefits are as follows: Tailor the training to fit your specific needs and the needs of your dog; Distraction free training for better focus & Flexible days/hours. Each private session is approximately 1-1.5 hours long (depending on the type of training); mileage is included in the cost of the training. Classes can be offered individually or as a package (discount given for all packages). CLASSES OFFERED: Obedience; Problem Solving; Integration Training; Safe Dogs-Safe Kids; Therapy Dog Certification Training and Reactive Dog Training.
Phone: 231-264-8408
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Address: 3785 Rice Rd NW, Rapid City, MI 49676

Peaceful Paws Dog Training
Owner: Kathy McCarthy
Description: Peaceful Paws Dog Training offers flexible training schedules called levels training. They focus on letting dogs learn how to behave using the positive reinforcement approach. Because your satisfaction matters to them, they do everything to meet your expectations for your beloved pooch. To every dog they train, they pour in more than 15 years’ worth of experience to make sure that the learning process brings about the desired results.
Phone: (231) 970-9336
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Address: 4470 Norton Road, Grawn, MI 49637

Hotels – Pet-Friendly

Baymont Inn & Suites

Best Western Plus Traverse City
(231) 946-8424

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Traverse City
(231) 938-1887

Econo Lodge

Holiday Inn Resort West Bay Beach

Motel 6

Park Place Hotel

Quality Inn By the Bay
(231) 929-4423

Red Roof Inn
(231) 938-3002

Sleep Inn & Suites
(231) 938-7000

Travelodge by Wyndham
(231) 922-9111

Traverse Bay Inn
(231) 938-2646

Pet Sitting

Sara’s Legacy Pet Sitters/Dog Walkers LLC
Owner: Susan Gibbons
Description:The Sara’s Legacy team has been caring for pets and their families since 2009. We love all animals and specialize in special needs care, providing medication for both cats and dogs. We provide experienced, professional, loving care for your furry and feathered loved ones in the comfort of your home.
Phone: 231-632-2877
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Address: Traverse City

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