Boarding at Happy Dog Acres

It's special here!

Our Services

Professional dog boarding near everything up north! Having a Pro Dog Trainer on-site means your dog will be safer and more comfortable during their stay. Kelly and the staff are skilled in understanding how to best communicate with and care for dogs.

Dinner time

Fed with food you supply and on their regular schedule.

Play time

Let out several times per day for walks or play time in our large fenced yard.  Your pup will receive lots of one-on-one time with our staff during their stay!

Nervous Pups

Special care and attention to dogs that may be nervous or inexperienced with boarding.


Happy Dog Acres is the perfect place to board your dog during your Up North adventures. Conveniently located just south of Grayling, we are close to I-75 and US 127. We are less than a mile from North Higgins Lake State Park and on the way to everywhere Up North.
- Spacious kennels
- Pro Dog Trainer / AKC Trainer on site
- Flexible options
- On the way to everywhere Up North

 Please call (989) 821-9137 for more details.

  • Going out of town, or on vacation, and need to board your dog?
  • Heading out for a day of tubing and your dog can’t go? We would be happy to watch him! 
  • Is your dog barking too much for your campsite or cottage? Bring him to us for a fun pup holiday!
  • Want to spend a couple days in town or up on Mackinac Island during your camping trip? Your dog will love staying with us.
  •  Need a pick-up/drop-off outside our regular hours?
  •   Needs cats cared for you in your absence? We can do cat sitting right in your own home!

Happy Dog Acres also offers doggie daycare!

Your best buddy can spend the day playing with us when you can't be home, or he needs a little extra exercise!

If you are a multi-dog family, our rooms can accomodate up to 3 pups in each. The first pup is the price listed above, and each additional dog is $20/night. If you click on "book your pup's stay", you will be able to add multiple dogs.