Bokhara Pet Care Careers

Thank you for your interest in an employment opportunity with Bokhara Pet Resort & Spa. We invite you to come to our facility and complete an employment application form.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 231-264-6665.  

All positions offer competitive wages, time acquired benefits, and cross training.  We are infrequently looking for quality applicants who wish to join our team. Part and full time positions do become available from time to time.  We operate around the clock every day of the year; your schedule will normally include weekends and holidays.


Bokhara is very proud of our youth program and the the fact that our PetPal/TLC staff positions are normally a first job experience for dedicated  and caring youths in our local area. 

Our youth team receives basic dog care training in the handling of the various breeds of dogs, and the duties expected of them for the completion of a fun-time experience for our guests. Our Tlcer's play t-ball, frisbee, hike and swim with our pet guests. 

Bokhara has trained and provided 1st employment for many siblings within the same families throughout our many years of providing a quality experience for our area youth.  We welcome applicants with a love for animals.

KENNEL ASSISTANTS  (Part-time Kennel Assistant Positions are some times available)  
Experience desired.  Duties include, but not limited to:  care of the guest pets with feeding and cleaning.  Front desk phones, client check-ins and check-outs.

Applicant must be personable, of good character, love dogs and cats and be willing to give them lots of hugs and cuddles.  Must have flexible hours for during slow boarding periods the hours will be less.  During holidays and summers the hours will be more. Offering good wages, one week of paid vacation time (after 1st year of employment). One weekend per month off - will offer alternate days when off on a weekend.

Approximately 20-25 hours per week.
Monday 8am-12pm  approx. 4 hrs
Thursday 8am-12pm approx. 4 hrs
Friday 8am-12:30pm approx. 4-1/2 hrs
Saturday 8am-3pm approx. 7 hrs
Sunday 8am-12pm 4 hrs
Holidays/Spring Break A pet care facility is like a hospital with our guests requiring care 365 days per year. All staff is required to work during the holiday and spring break times days.

Fax to (231) 264-6667

Phone (231) 264-6665  Email

Revised 01/01/2016


Bokhara Pet Resort & Grooming Spa
Serving the Greater Traverse City, Williamsburg & Elk Rapids Areas

Grand Traverse County - Antrim County - Kalkaska County

Under the Ownership & Management of the Smith Family "Since 1973"
11535 S. Elk Lake Road - Williamsburg, Michigan 49690

Mailing Address:  PO Box 175, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629
Phone - (231) 264-5855  Fax - (231) 264-6667
Email -


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