Dog Boarding Kalamazoo, MI

Acclaimed Dog Boarding for the Greater Kalamazoo Area

Bittersweet Pet Resorts has been making dogs happy for more than 25 years by combining veterinarian-recommended pet care with the comforts of home. Our Kalamazoo area location is located just south of Schoolcraft and less than 3 miles outside of Kalamazoo county

The Kalamazoo area can utilize Bittersweet Three Rivers location, where your dog will enjoy comfy private sleeping quarters, plenty of TLC from our trained staff, and a variety of fun-filled activities and spacious play areas to explore.

Top Notch Amenities

  • Comprehensive security including 24/7 monitoring.
  • Climate-controlled facilities to keep pets comfortable year-round.
  • Meticulous cleaning measures and protocols.
  • Fresh air exchange systems to ensure exemplary air quality.
  • Wellness checks conducted daily by trained caregivers.
  • Individualized attention based on your dog’s unique requirements.
  • A minimum of 4 daily outdoor potty breaks.
  • An emphasis on comfort including elevated food dishes and beds.
  • A home-like atmosphere complete with warm lighting and welcoming décor.
Dog Boarding in Kalamazoo, Michigan

New Customer
FREE FIRST NIGHT

Discount subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offers.
Applies to first time customers only and cannot be used during major holidays or Spring Break.

Call Today: (269) 684-7361

Click Here to Start Your Reservation

Fun Games & More

Vacationing in the Kalamazoo area? Customize your pet’s unique boarding stay with activities dogs love:

Doggy Boarding, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Group Play. Social dogs will meet great new friends in Kalamazoo, and enjoy safe, secure playtime supervised by our pet care specialists.
  • Private Play. One-on-one attention from trained caregivers caters to furry friends who prefer spending time with their people with walks, games, snuggles, and more.

  • Puppy Package. Extra play times and potty breaks reinforce good habits for our youngest guests.
  • Old Soul Package. Senior dogs enjoy the utmost comfort at Bittersweet, with orthopedic bedding, stretch and mobility breaks, medication management, and more.

  • Bedtime Pampering. Bedtime stories and tuck-ins from caregivers help our guests settle in for a good night’s rest.

Health & Safety

At Bittersweet Pet Resorts, we strive to keep your pet healthy and happy.

  • Social play evaluations for new guests
  • 100% staff supervision
  • High level of staff training
  • Best-practice vaccination requirements
  • Advanced temperature control and security systems
  • Fresh, clean air 24/7
  • Meticulous cleaning protocols

New Customer
FREE FIRST NIGHT

Discount subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offers.
Applies to first time customers only and cannot be used during major holidays or Spring Break.

Call Today: (269) 684-7361

Click Here to Start Your Reservation

Dog Boarding FAQ

What vaccines does my dog need to stay?

For the safety of all our guests, we require dogs be up to date on their vaccinations for rabies, DHLPP (distemper), and Bordetella.

When can I drop off and pick up my pet?

Check-in can be any time during our operating hours. We recommend dropping off a bit before closing so your pet has time to settle in. You can also check-out any time during business hours, but if you pick up before 12 noon Monday-Saturday you won’t be charged the nightly rate. On Sundays, the day charge always applies.

Our operating hours are:

  • Monday-Friday 7:30 am-7:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Sunday 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
How do I make my pet’s reservation?
To make a reservation at Bittersweet Pet Resorts, please call us directly at 269-278-8100.
Can I tour the facility?

Absolutely, we’d love for you to see our home! Facility tours can be done any time during our operating hours Monday-Saturday.

I’m nervous about boarding my pet. How do I know my pet will be taken care of?

Here at Bittersweet Pet Resorts, we pride ourselves on offering the best pet care services in the Michiana area. Your furry loved one will be adored and showered in attention just like he or she would be at home. If you’re concerned about your pet’s daily routine, please give us a call at 269-278-8100.

Do you offer a trial stay?
We don’t offer a trial stay, but we do offer your first day of daycare for free! This way you can see how much your pet enjoys playing at Bittersweet Pet Resorts and get a chance to meet us!
I have multiple pets. Can they lodge together?
Absolutely. We have large accommodations for multi-pet families to stay in together. Give us a call at 269-278-8100 so we can set up your family’s stay.
Can you accommodate special needs pets?

Here at Bittersweet, we’re more than happy to accommodate many special needs including medications, special bedding or accommodation needs, vision or hearing impairment, and some aggression cases. Please call us to discuss how we can accommodate your furry loved ones.

My pet takes medication. Can you administer medication to lodging guests?
We certainly can. Please bring any medications in their original containers with clear instructions.
Can I bring my pet’s food?

Of course! We just ask you please bring it in a waterproof container.

Can my pet bring his/her favorite toy?
Absolutely. It’s important to us that your pet feel at home here, so you’re welcome to bring toys. We just ask you please bring no more than 5 items per pet so we can ensure good tracking of each item.
If my plans change, what is your cancellation policy?
Should you need to cancel or change your reservations, please let us know 48 hours prior to your arrival. Over holidays and Spring Break, we require a 2-week notice.

Other Services

Doggie Daycare

Whether working or running errands, Bittersweet’s dog daycare programs in the Kalamazoo area can keep your pet occupied and happy while you’re away for the day.

  • The Perfect Canine Playground: Natural grass and specialized turf provide plenty of room for running, jumping, and playing, while exciting toys and obstacles keep dogs engaged.
  • Comprehensive Security: Outdoor play yards are secured with tall fencing, while trained and compassionate staff provide continuous supervision.
  • Cool Customers: Climate-controlled facilities keep guests cool during breaks, while access to splash pools and ample shade keep dogs comfortable on hot days.
  • Customized Play Groups: Dogs are grouped by size, personality, and play style to ensure a fun and enriching experience for all guests.
  • Individualized attention: Individual and small group play daycare services cater to less social or senior dogs while still providing plenty of exercise and enrichment.
  • And more! Monthly themed event parties give guests something new and exciting to look forward to.

Call us to schedule your dog’s day out!

Dog Training

Lodge-n-Learn Training Program

Our tailor-made training camp includes a stay at our resort combined with daily training sessions with our team, the proper gear, and take-home instructions to reinforce what your dog has learned.

Play & Train Dog Training Evaluation

Our daycare team will help your dog learn essential skills and basic manners through repetition and positive reinforcement.

Properly training your dog reduces stress and helps to prevent behavioral issues. Families are encouraged to participate in the experience by performing reinforcement exercises at home. Learn more.

 

Pet Grooming

Our team of professional pet groomers has decades of expertise and is made up of pet owners who are passionate about their animals.

Services include:

  • Full-service haircuts
  • Bathing
  • Clipping
  • Comb-out
  • Nail polish application
  • Teeth brushing
  • Nail trim/grind
  • Shed control treatment
  • De-skunking
  • Customized care
  • and more!

We also provide a full-service professional grooming service for cats of all kinds. Learn more.

Pet Lodging Contracts

Please download our Kennel Contract for all pets being boarded and our House Rules.