Dog Friendly Michigan

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Michigan? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Michigan below! Or give us a call at 877-411-FIDO to book your dog-friendly vacation in Michigan now.

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Michigan? No problem. There are 1,769 pet friendly hotels in Michigan. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Michigan below.

Best Western Plus Traverse City

Best Western Plus Traverse City welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $15 per night. All rooms except King Suites are pet friendly.

White Swan Inn B & B

White Swan Inn B & B allows two pets of any size in the Swan Cottage with a $100 refundable pet fee.

Creekfront Log Home

This 2-bedroom vacation rental in Traverse City allows one pet of any size for a fee of $200/stay.

Lake Michigan At Manistee Campground

Dogs are allowed at Lake Michigan At Manistee Campground, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (231) 723-0141.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 1130 dog friendly restaurants in Michigan! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Michigan that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 383 dog friendly activities in Michigan. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Norman F Kruse Park

There is a dog beach at the Northern end of the park. Dogs must be leashed in the sand, but are allowed off-leash in the water. The dog-friendly area is clearly marked, so pay close attention to the signs to avoid being ticketed.

Hillcrest Dog Park

Hillcrest Dog Park is located on the northeast side of Grand Rapids and offers separately fenced areas for small and large dogs, benches, shaded areas, water station (seasonal), and bags for cleanup.

Mackinac Island

Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on Mackinac Island. There are no cars on the island -- horse and buggy rides, bikes, and your own two feet (or four paws) are the only way around. There are many nice trails and outdoor restaurants throughout the island to enjoy with Fido. Humans must clean up after their furry friends. Dog owners can call (231) 436-5023 or (800) 638-9892 for information on ferry rides to the island.

Mall at Partridge Creek

The Partridge Creek outdoor shopping mall welcomes dogs and provides four dog comfort stations on site. They even have dog sculptures!

Pictured Rocks Boat Tour

Even though dogs are not allowed on the boat cruise, Pictured Rocks Cruises offers free climate controlled kennels for your dogs. Their website indicates: "Pets are not allowed on board our cruises. We do, however, offer complimentary kennels on-site for the duration of the cruise, which have been recently renovated and are now climate controlled. The kennels are equipped with sliding locks, but you are welcome to bring your own lock or purchase a lock on site for additional security. Take a look at our kennels here. In accordance with the American’s With Disabilities Act we allow service-animals aboard our boats. If assistance is needed in boarding the vessel, please contact us 72 hours in advance."

Stony Creek Metropark

Fido will love the chance to join you on-leash at this popular park. Stony Creek Metropark features more than twenty-seven miles of hiking through thick woodlands, fields, and wetlands. Pets are not allowed at Baypoint Beach, Eastwood Beach or north of the Stony Creek River in the Nature Center Area. Admission is $10 per vehicle. Stony Creek Metropark is open daily from 6am to 10pm.

Events

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Michigan who are as crazy about their pets are you are, there's no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. You'll find information on some of our favorite annual dog events in Michigan below.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 712 pet services in Michigan that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Michigan below.

Compassionate Animal Rescue Efforts

We are a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit no-kill organization dedicated to changing the lives of neglected, abandoned, & abused animals four paws at a time. We are dedicated to providing, promoting and advancing the humane protection, care and treatment of animals. We are committed to saving animals in Detroit and the surrounding area by training them to ensure they are adoptable and then finding them homes.

All Paws Inn

All Paws Inn provides a cage-free and social environment in their home for dogs that like the company of other dogs and people. They are owner-operated 24/7. All furry guests need current vaccine records, must be spayed/neutered, and complete a full evaluation day before staying overnight. Won Best Boarding awards from Detroit A-List in 2013 & 2014!

PetSmart Grooming

Every dog and cat, regardless of size, breed, age or coat type, needs to be groomed on a regular basis. The caring professionals at PetSmart Grooming Salons are available seven days a week and provide an array of services to ensure your pet is happy, healthy and looks great. Visit your local PetSmart Grooming Salon for more information on rates and to schedule an appointment.

Dog Zone Training & Activity Center

Dog Zone offers all types of obedience classes and sports in a safe and comfortable environment. From puppy to the newest in sports, they teach it all! The owner, Donna J. Zaj, has over 30 years experience and is a canine behaviorist. She has an amazing ability to connect with dogs. Their facility is one of Michigan's largest training centers, and their floor is a thick rolled rubber for the comfort of your dog's joints. This is a lifetime investment in your dog; their goal is to have this dog the best one you've ever owned! Doggie Daycare in our 20,000 sq ft facility. Climate controlled. Our daycare is managed and operated by certified trainers and behaviorists!! Daycare available by appointment!! Come play and burn that energy in a fun constructive and safe way!! It is fun to be in the Zone!!

Sit Stay Swim

Sit Stay Swim allows you to swim, walk and bathe your dog in their 4-foot deep heated pool. Play, walk or train in their walking area or go in and give your dog a bath. Especially beneficial for dogs who are overweight, suffering with arthritis, getting older or less active, losing mobility, disabled, in pain, cooped up indoors all day, recovering from surgery or an injury, or just a puppy with lots of energy! Grooming and training is also available.

DogVacay Ann Arbor

Find the perfect pet sitter near you to watch your pup while you're in Ann Arbor! Our partners at DogVacay know that even when you're traveling with your dog, you can't take him everywhere. That's where DogVacay's thousands of vetted and insured pet sitters across the country come in. Sitters can watch your pup for a few hours, a whole day, or overnight - in your hotel room or in their home. All reservations included pet insurance and 24/7 customer care, and you'll get photo and video updates so you can see how much fun your dog is having!

PetSmart Port Huron

PetSmart is the #1 retailer of pet food and supplies in the United States, with more than 1000 stores across the country. In addition to pet food and supplies, you'll also find a Banfield Veterinary Clinic, PetsHotel/Doggie Daycare, grooming, training, and animal adoptions at this location.

The Pet Authority Animal Hospital

The mission at The Pet Authority Animal Hospital is to provide the highest quality care for their patients and clients. They strive to offer current and comprehensive medical diagnostics, procedures, and care with emphasis on preventative medicine. They offer laser surgery, radiology, advanced dental procedures, boarding, grooming, and therapeutic laser.

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