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 1,370 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 Four Seasons

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The Best Western Four Seasons hotel has a charming atmosphere and many amenities. This Traverse City hotel offers all that and easy access to beaches and wineries. Best Western Four Seasons puts you right in the middle of all the wonderful area attractions. You will be within minutes of the wineries of the Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas, Lake Michigan beaches and Downtown Traverse City. Families can play at the nearby Nauticat, numerous beaches and Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes and adults can unwind at Good Harbor Vineyards, Ciccone Winery and Boskydel Vineyards. Other area attractions that guests delight in include Grand Traverse History Walk, Great Lakes Children's Museum and Traverse City State Park. Come for the attractions and stay for the charming events - Traverse City hosts favorites such as the National Cherry Festival and TC Film Festival. If you want to see if lady luck will join you on your trip, Turtle Creek Casino and Leelanau Sands Casino and Showroom are within twenty miles of this Traverse City hotel. Business travelers will enjoy that we are close to the heart of the city, airports and industrial parks. The Best Western Four Seasons hotel is also within a mile of nine restaurants, ensuring that you will never have to travel far for a delicious and convenient meal. We also provide a complimentary hot breakfast each morning. Choose from ten styles of deluxe rooms and suites - we offer deluxe rooms, deluxe hot tub rooms and loft rooms. Enjoy elegantly appointed, clean rooms that feature a variety of amenities, including high-speed Internet access, cable television with HBO, microwave, refrigerator, DVD player and more. After a day of exploring the area, return to relax at this Traverse City hotel's 24-hour eleven feet deep indoor heated pool. We also offer free parking, complimentary coffee, pillow bar and dry cleaning. Book your unforgettable - and exceptional trip at the Best Western Four Seasons.

White Swan Inn B & B

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The White Swan Inn of Whitehall, Michigan is just a few minutes drive from the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan. The large bedrooms feature private bathrooms and all the comforts of home. Enjoy your breakfast on the screened-in porch, or grab a late-night snack from the kitchen after a sunny day at Lake Michigan. Pets are permitted with prior approval by innkeeper.

Hip Beach Cabin in Woods

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Fun and casual 'California contemporary' cabin with big private deck and screen porch overlooking the woods and meadow. Located in Palisades Park, a charming summer community just outside South Haven with a half mile of private beach. Lake Michigan is just a short 3minute walk down a quiet road. Community has soda bar, tennis courts and organized kids activities. House was refreshed in 2007 with a totally new bathroom (tub/shower combination) and a full-size washer/dryer. There is also an outdoor shower with hot water for rinsing off after the beach. Most of the furnishings and appliances are new and provide a relaxed and beachy vacation. It's the perfect place to kick back and enjoy time off with friends and family. Pet friendly - bring them along for a true family vacation.

Lake Michigan At Manistee Campground

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Camp with your pet on the shores of Lake Michigan in this quiet, forested park. The grounds include a swimming beach, hiking trails, and a playground. The campground is set in a landscape of rolling dunes. Site do not offer utility hookups. The area is quiet, with no motorized vehicles or boats. Both vault and flush toilets are available.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 150 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 245 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.

Hillcrest Dog Park

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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.

Nordhouse Dunes

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Nordhouse Dunes offers miles of trails to explore on the shore of Lake Michigan. Natural features include sand dunes, wooded areas, marshes, interdunal ponds, and beaches. Dogs must be leashed at all times while exploring Nordhouse Dunes. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are also permitted in the campground. Dogs are not permitted on the swimming beach.

Orion Oaks Dog Park

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Your dog will thank you for a trip to this fenced, 14-acre off-leash dog park, which includes a separate small dog area, drinking water, and even designated doggie swim areas.

Mall at Partridge Creek

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

Colonial Michilimackinac

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While spending the day on Mackinac Island with your pup, be sure to visit Colonial Michilimackinac. Explore the historic 18th-century fort and fur trading village, shop in the museum shop, and experience life as it was in the 1700s. Leashed dogs are welcome at this historic site.

Mackinac Island

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Dogs are welcome to join you on the ferry to 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.

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 694 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.

PetSmart Port Huron

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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.

DogVacay Ann Arbor

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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!

Sumpter Pet Care PLLC

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Sumpter Pet Care is a small animal veterinary clinic that opened in December, 2010. They treat each patient as if they were their own pet. Pet's love Sumpter and their people do too! Their office is friendly, relaxed, and full of information for you. They practice western medicine and in cases where natural or nutrition alternatives are available for treatment, they will offer those options as well. They are committed to keep you informed of your pet's health condition; you are one of the most valuable members of their health care team! They welcome questions and will always endeavor to answer them. Services they can provide include well pet exams, immunizations, in-house heartworm and intestinal worm tests, ear cleaning, nail trims, and anal gland expressions. For sick pets, they perform a full examination and can dispense medications.

All Paws Inn

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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

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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

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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!!

Compassionate Animal Rescue Efforts

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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.

Sit Stay Swim

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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.

Traveler Photos

Want to feature your creature? Upload a photo of your pet at Michigan below! You can also share by using the hashtag #bringfido on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

Lisa Elliott Submitted Mar 26, 2017
Lisa Elliott Submitted Mar 26, 2017

Lazy Dog

This photo was taken at Higgins Lake in Higgins Lake, MI, US. Duncan taking his boat to the actual boat because he won't swim.

Corena Wilkins Submitted Nov 17, 2016
Corena Wilkins Submitted Nov 17, 2016

Coho

This photo was taken at Coldwater in Coldwater, MI, US. He loves going here and getting a ice cream!

Anonymous Submitted Nov 08, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Nov 08, 2016

Schnitzel and fries

This photo was taken at Frankenmuth in Frankenmuth, MI, US. Delicious German meal with schnitzel, pommes frites, and salad.

Anonymous Submitted Nov 07, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Nov 07, 2016

Sit! Stay!

This photo was taken at Saint Joseph in Saint Joseph, MI, US. Teaching basic commands to this Bernese Mountain Dog

Stephanie Jernstedt Submitted Oct 18, 2016
Stephanie Jernstedt Submitted Oct 18, 2016

I am not a Dog I am a Baby

This photo was taken at Fenwick in Fenwick, MI, US. Kiwi - @ 13 years old

Tina Mays Submitted Oct 05, 2016
Tina Mays Submitted Oct 05, 2016

Tank laying by the lake

This photo was taken at Jackson in Jackson, MI, US. Tank Chillin by the lake after a hard day of playing in the water

Anonymous Submitted Sep 06, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Sep 06, 2016

A new dog product!

This photo was taken at Bloomfield Hills in Bloomfield Hills, MI, US. Check it out at www.thebrooksie.com