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Our Mission

To consistently provide every furry guest the BEST and most UNIQUE dog daycare - boarding - spa & grooming - training services in the most caring and safe environment that your furry friend can't get just anywhere.  We will always do everything possible to tailor our services to make their time with us as close to being at their home with their humans. 

It's A Dog's Life is their home away from home - from our home made treats and ice cream to how we tuck them in at night, we will always be their happy place to go!!!

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SERVICES

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Daycare

Safety is our number one priority. In order to ensure their safety and the safety of our other guests, each dog is given a two-part evaluation before being permitted to join group play sessions. Pets who prefer to spend time alone will receive customized, individual play sessions so they can still get the most out of their stay!

  • 4 indoor & 2 outdoor play yards 
  • Play structures, toys and yards for all sized dogs with enough room to zoom - zoom - zoom for all energy levels
  • Raised orthopedic beds throughout for those that need a break from playing
  • Pool parties in our swimming pools
  • All dogs go up for rest - feedings - water for 2 hours.  As important it is to exercise and play, it's just as important they get proper rest.

Day Play: Designed for furry social butterflies who love to make friends! It includes over SIX hours of play in our top-of-the-line indoor and outdoor play areas. Don’t worry – there’s also plenty of room to relax, if needed!  All dogs are assigned a private suite for their resting and feeding pleasure.

  • Single Day: $30 or Half Day: $20

*Your pet must be spayed or neutered by 1 year of age, to participate in All Day Play. For pets 1 year or older who are not spayed or neutered, our Day board option will be available. Please contact the resort for additional information.  ** Half Day:  maximum of 5 hours.

Day Boarding: Designed for our more “people-oriented” guests. It includes a relaxing private room, movies or soothing music, multiple potty walks, room service, and up to 3 meals/snacks.  Private Play too is something we pride ourselves with, if they don’t like to socialize, we will respect that too… Enroll today!! We charge the same for Day Boarding as we do for our Day Play - Board for the Day: $30 or Half Day: $20

Day Spa : Spend a day with our expert Pet Stylists in the Day Spa. Guests spend the day having a blast with their friends during a play session and finish with diva-style pampering to end the day looking fabulous!  We will discount your daycare for Spa & Grooming appointments made with daycare.  $10 off whichever daycare you choose - Single Day or Half Day.

Dog Day Care

We take loving care to acclimate them to the proper social group. We offer half-day and full-day rates or SAVE when you purchase one of our various-Daycare packages. Two indoor areas provide fun and exercise in a supervised setting. Daily, our team customizes our play groups ensuring each pet has the experience they desire. Our indoor play yards are Slooow Roll - 200 sq ft, Puppy Play - 500 sq ft, Big Dawg yard -  2,000 sq ft and Tiny Town yard - 1,000 sq. ft. which facilitate a safe, controlled environment for socialization and play while being monitored by our trained team.  We also offer 2 outdoor play yards for our summer time fun....

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Boarding

Travel plans that don’t include your furry friend? It's A Dog's Life offers best-in-show boarding with sizable suites and fun activity packages, so you and your pet can both enjoy much-deserved vacations.  No matter the length of time your lil’ furry family member needs to stay, they will surely enjoy Luxury or Master Suites (depending on weight and number of pets) within our Dog Hotel.  We have a comfortable resting suite no matter size or needs fit for every dog. We make our pets stay resemble as close to their home as possible.  We have it all - Orthopedic beds, blankets, toys, bedtime snacks, and books to read!! We don't charge additional for feedings, medication dispensing or potty breaks.  Our nightly rates includes daycare for that day as well.  All you need to bring is their food - treats - medications - collars & leash and let us take care of all the rest.  

Boarding All Inclusive

  • Master Suite - $48 / night - this rate includes that days Daycare 
  • Luxury Suite - $43 / night - - this rate includes that days Daycare 
  • Rates do include either Day Play or Day Boarding services.
  • 10% off - 1 pet when family pets share the same suite.  
  • 10% off - stays over 30 day stay
  • Free Boarding Bath - stays over 10 days or more
  • Free Movies & Music to soothe your dog as they rest
  • Special Request?  Ask, we will do all we can to accommodate.

If your dog is still intact after one year or doesn't like to socialize with other dogs, no problem - let them enjoy our Boarding One.On.One Time.  This is where your dog will board with us and spend time playing with our team members a minimum of 3 times daily (this does not include the potty breaks too).

Boarding with One.On.One Team Member

  • Master Suite - $58 / night - this rate includes 3 One.On.One time with team members
  • Luxury Suite - $53 / night - - this rate includes 3 One.On.One time with team members
  • Rates do include One.On.One time with our care givers.
  • 10% off - 1 pet when family pets share the same suite.  
  • 10% off - stays over 30 day stay
  • Free Boarding Bath - stays over 10 days or more
  • Free Movies & Music to soothe your dog as they rest
  • Special Request?  Ask, we will do all we can to accommodate.

Requirements:  Free Greet & Treat (minimum 3 days prior to boarding) Up to date vaccination records with Bordetella, Distemper and Rabies.

Parents - bring your dog, food, treats, medication, collar and leash.... let us do all the rest!!

We make sure every guest is tucked in every night.  We find a way to make this their Home Away From Home!!

Dog Boarding

With 50+ varying size suites either – Luxury (4’ x 6’) or Master (6’ x 6’).  Our focus is on keeping your dog safe, healthy and happy while you’re away. We offer spacious lodging suites for every type of dog.  We allow your household pets to stay together in one suite or apart in their own suites, whatever you decide, we can typically accommodate.  If your dogs can sleep together, yet, not eat together - not a problem, just tell us and we will accommodate.  Our suite area is equipped with TVs and Surround Sound for our movie nights or soothing music that calms all our dogs - We do have Disney channel and we do watch our favorite dog movies.  We do all we can to let your dog feel relaxed and comfortable.  Our suites are cleaned daily - with clean feeding bowls, beds, blankets and toys. 

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Spa & Grooming Services

Ready. Set. Shampoo! Choose from our menu of packages and services and let our grooming experts work their magic. From the essentials, to spare-no-expense, diva-style pampering – we’ll have your pet looking fabulous in no time!

Relax with a day of pampering or finish your stay in our spa!

Our dog spa compliments our boarding and daycare services making It's A Dog's Life a complete resort for your pets. We are open 5 days a week or upon request to cater to your schedule. We spare no expense by caring for your dog with our luxurious bathing products. Our state-of-the-art spa salon is designed for guests of all sizes and our professional pet stylists will make your pet look fabulous and keep them at ease throughout their visit.

Hygiene and grooming is an important part of your dog’s overall health. Help your dog feel happy and healthy with our Grooming & Spa Services! Whether it’s a bath, a nail trim, or a full show-style haircut we welcome all dog breeds.  Grooming for Dana and Krysta is not about the quantity of dogs she gets through a day, they both focus on the quality of care provided to the dog specifically. 

Meet our Pet Stylists Dana Z,  Krysta S and Hailey M, they are very talented and do all they do to work for your dogs.

Book your appointment today, they book quickly.... Dana, Krysta and Hailey are perfect fits to our  family!!

Have your furry family member groomed by only BEST!!

Dog Grooming & Spa Services

MEET OUR PET STYLISTS...

About Dana Z., Starting from a young age, Dana always had a special relationship with animals. She knew she wanted to turn her beloved passion into a life career. Beginning with her family dog, Rocky. He would become her FIRST and MOST LOYAL client. Dana then enrolled at the Michigan School of Canine Cosmetology where she completed the 600hr. professional pet grooming program. She gained knowledge in all aspects of the field, including AKC breed recognition, picture perfect finishing, hand-scissor/strip techniques, safe grooming procedures, animal health education, applied skin/coat care, as well as feline grooming. She is certified in​ CPR and First Aid through Pet Emergency Education (P.E.E.). Everyday ​Dana continues to educate herself on the industry to ensure that each pet goes home happy and healthy!!

About Krysta S, All her life she has had a special bond and passion for animals. As a child she always dreamed of working with dogs, which led her down the path of dog grooming. Beginning her career at PetSmart where she completed their grooming school program and learned the basics of grooming: bathing, blow drying and hair styling for all types of dogs. Since that time she has been taught how to do A.K.C styles. Krysta has been working in the grooming industry for over 10 years and is continually building upon her knowledge base by training and working with master groomers. She prides herself on giving your dog a happy and relaxed experience, with her ultimate goal of having your dog love coming to see her.  Working with dogs of all ages, sizes, fur types and temperaments. 

Training

Training

We are proud to offer training that is tailored for all your training and pet growth / command - Board and Train - dog classes - dog individual training -  needs. Our trainers have been in the industry for over 10 years in varying training capacities, with extensive certifications from the most elite training facilities in the nation and she has a love and dedication to her pets like no other.

Pet Training

Communicating with our dogs is the key to a successful relationship. Our programs are designed to enhance the communication between you and your dog as well as solve and prevent common behavior problems such as barking, jumping, or pulling on a leash.

Board and Train or Day training programs require a minimum of a 2 weeks.  While your dog is enrolled in one of the Pet Training Programs, they will learn the following five commands: Sit (stay), Down (stay), Climb (Place), Loose Leash Walking, and Recall (Come). The initial 2 week program is designed for dogs who are looking for on-leash obedience and are not exhibiting aggressive behavioral issues. Off leash obedience is offered with an additional 2 weeks of training.

Our Board and Train programs are scheduled Monday-Friday. Your dog will arrive Monday morning and go home with you Friday afternoon with a little bit of homework for you to work on with them. Our Day Train programs also are scheduled Monday-Friday. All programs are tailored to you and your pets specific needs. Board and Train and Day Training programs include a group lesson at the end of each week. Additional program upgrades are available! 

We do accept dogs with behavioral issues for training. Programs for dogs experiencing any type of behavioral issues (reactivity/aggression) to humans or dogs, confidence issues, etc. Generally, these dogs require much longer programs, but a trainer will be happy to discuss potential options with you!

Dog Training

It’s A Dog’s Life is proud to offer specialized training for all your training and pet growth / command needs. Our trainers have been in the industry for over 10 years now and all have a love and dedication to her pets like no other.  From Board & Train, In-Home Training to Day Train courses - speak to our staff and find out which is best for your dog. 

Why Choose It's A Dogs Life Resort & Spa?

  • Oakland County Animal Control Perfect Ratings

    Oakland County Animal Control does random, unexpected reviews of our facility, multiple times annually.  We are proud to announce that we get exemplary reviews each and every time.

  • PetTech Emergency / CPR Certified Staff

    To be sure your dog is in the safest hands, our teams have PetTech Certified CPR /

    Emergency tactics.

  • Professional & Certified Team Members

    Dogs supervised by our trained & certified team members: 1 team member per 10–15 dogs. 

  • Furr-iendly Support

    Our facility design and procedures focus on safety, health and care of every dog that are visiting us.

  • Pet Stylist Krysta S....

    Want your pooch to be pampered by one of the best, then book your spa appointment now and tell them you want Krysta!!

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  • Pet Stylist Dana Z....

    Want you dog to have the greatest haircut and style in the neighborhood?  Then, book your appointment now with Dana.  Her clients love her and all she does to make their dogs look extra special.  Such a talent under one roof.  Need something special done for your dog, call Dana.

  • DOGgone Pricing

    Click HERE for pricing.  We make sure that all our clients know what they are paying for upfront - all our prices are inclusive for your dogs stay.  We include all ancillaries into our rates, so you don't have to worry about an inflated invoice when you pickup.

  • PAWfect Quality Dog Services

    We offer DOG daycare, overnight hotel / boarding (kennel) stays, Dog Grooming & Spa and Dog training services in our 11,000 sq. ft. temperature treated facility, monitored by trained and certified team members that commit themselves to the ultimate care of all our dogs visiting.

  • Every Dog Service Needed Under One Roof

    We offer Dog Boarding / Overnight stays, Dog Daycare, Dog Spa & Grooming and Dog Training services.  Our entire team specializes in their areas of expertise.  

  • Meraki K9 Training exclusively here

    We are honored to partner with Meraki K9 for her elite Training curriculum.  Alexa White is an industry leader.  The multitude of awards and acknowledgements really have her standing out above all other training programs in this area.  Alexa has dogs training with her from all around the country and we are honored to have them all board here at our facility.  Come by and say hi to Alexa.

LOVE & SAFETY are what we are all about...

We pride ourselves on providing our team members all the training & tools they need to ensure your dog has the greatest & safest experiences while in our care.  We are proud to have certifications from PetTech - The Dog Gurus - Dog Handler Academy.  Our team is trained on all aspects of safety & care for all our guests.

CONTACT US

If you have specific questions, please feel free to respond here or call us at (248) 960.0800.

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