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READER'S CHOICE AWARDS
At Bokhara Pet Resort & Grooming Spa -
We love what we do,
where we are - and it certainly shows!!
Once you meet
our wonderful staff, tour our beautiful grounds and
will see immediately why we love what we do!
RESIDENTS - THANK YOU!
#1 - Reader's
Choice Award by Traverse Magazine, Traverse City,
Bokhara Pet Resort & Grooming Spa is again
pleased to be awarded 1st Place in the
Traverse Magazine's Red Hot Best - Reader's Choice awards for
the "Best Place To Board Your Dog"
in all of Northern Michigan!
In very stiff completion with over 35 boarding facilities
in Northern Michigan - Bokhara Pet Resort is
pleased to announce that our facility was selected
by our clients as being the #1 winner!
Winner Reader's Choice Award by the Northern
Bokhara Pet Resort & Grooming Spa is very pleased to
again win the NORTHERN EXPRESS Reader's Choice Award for
the "Best Place to Pamper Your Pet". From the
bottom of our hearts we thank all of our lovely
clients from Antrim, Kalkaska & Grand Traverse
Counties for their continued confidence in our caring for your
beloved family pets.
Pet Resort & Spa sincerely thanks all of our
wonderful clients for their confidence in selecting
Bokhara as their 1st choice for pet boarding & pet
We are the Talk of the Town Winner for
"Excellence in Pet Boarding & Pet Grooming"
Performing Fun Activities & Playtime
(click on photos for
Care Services & Dog Cat Boarding
We accommodate ALL
size dogs, cats, and exotics from the very-very small to the
very-very large. Bokhara accommodates all pet guests in perfect
comfort and all at
Pricing. 1st Visit, Senior Citizen & Support
Whether Your Pet is Large to Extremely Large......
With our extra
large, spacious and airy indoor & outdoor patio suites, plus
our outdoor grounds to roam and romp in, your large (or
multiple) pets will feel right at home. Our trained
and caring staff welcome your pet. All furry friends can relax and
play in comfortable accommodations at
Bokhara Pet Resort & Spa.....your pet's vacation
resort home away
WORLD - Just For Tiny Tots .....
is a very special wing designed
completely separate from our normal indoor/outdoor larger dog
lodging suites. JUST for the small dog with extremely
CAGE-FREE overnight enclosures. Perfect for the smaller
dog that is more reserved and
may have more specialized needs. SmallWorld offers
FREE roaming play and FREE BUDDY PLAY for those
socially inclined small pets.
More SmallWorld info
& Video Clips...
Boarding & Lodging: Pets
visiting Bokhara will have an enjoyable & rewarding
experience with all of our fresh country air and the clean
indoor/outdoor areas for pet lodging and exercise. Located right
on Elk Lake and very close to the
Grand Traverse Bay, and Torch Lake. Bokhara
has always offered
Needs Boarding & Grooming services for those pets
requiring extra care or special accommodations.
Private CAGE FREE Boarding
Each Bokhara Pet Resort canine guest will receive their very
own private enclosure with their own attached outdoor
exercise patio area accessed through a pet door. All
of our canine patio accommodations have both an indoor and
outdoor areas with FREE access to the outside at will.
Our indoor boarding pets have access to an outside patio 4
times during the day. Not a single Bokhara guest is
boarded in a cage for we provide extremely large
indoor/outdoor safe and secure accommodations.
More Boarding info...
We do not provide shared/co-mingled overnight pet boarding
unless the roommates are members of your family household.
From our long experience in the pet industry, and our
extensive knowledge of dog behavior, we do not believe it is
at all safe for your pet to be co-boarded with
other strange dogs while you are away or the attendants are
We don't have
issues with monitored daytime play groups, but we believe it
is trying enough for your pet just to be separated from you
overnight without adding the additional stress of being forced
to co-board with multiple strange dogs who your pet is not
familiar with, and who are not part of
your family group. We feel the safety and comfort of your
pet is our most important priority.
FOR SMARTPHONE QUICK
GPS - Lat:
44.51.59N Long: 85.24.14W
Owners Live 24/7 on the Premises..... Though we have open and closed
office hours, the owners live right on the property and oversee
the welfare of our resort guests during and outside of the normal office
hours 24/7. Active monitoring is in place at all times
with physical bed checks performed several times each
evening and during the night.
Our goal at Bokhara is to provide an environment
that nurtures both the emotional and physical needs of our
guests while keeping them SAFE and secure! Yummy snacks & treats
are provided during bed checks and good night
kisses are always FREE!
Tours Are Always Welcome!
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OPEN ALL HOLIDAYS - 365/7
Bokhara is open on ALL holiday days for
arrivals & departures from
on the following holiday days - Easter Sunday,
Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day, and New Year's Day, etc. for your
convenience. We are open 7 days per week -
365 days per year!
AFTER HOURS arrival &
pick up can only be arranged by a confirmed pre-appointment at an
(but not on any actual Holiday Dates).
Confirmation of an after hours arrival or departure
requires an advance one night non-refundable
deposit at least 3-5 days prior to that
pre-confirmed arrival or departure so Bokhara
can schedule time and staffing for that early or
late arrival time. Please review our
Because your pet is special...
we think you'll both feel
better about your next vacation!
are not boarded in small cages nor in the same areas as dogs such as
your veterinarian or other kennels may use, but our purr...line guests are quartered in large suites all
containing play and climbing toys, comfy sleeping beds and extra
large litter boxes - all within a completely separate, quiet,
very quaint, and
unique antique late 1800's era guest cottage.
CAGE-FREE feline boarding in our large suites
(Library & Playroom), and in our Standard 8' x 8' feline
accommodation suites located in an old
We have over 14 acres of play
areas for the enjoyment our our guests - offering
Play Time, Garden Strolls, Hugs n Cuddles, Full Mile Walks, 1/2 Mile Walks, 1/4 Mil Nature
Swimming, Swim /Day Camp, Treadmill Jogging,
and Group Buddy Play
More Activities info...
NEAR TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan,
and just a few short minutes
north of the
Grand Traverse Resort & Casino
in Acme, Michigan 49610,
very close to
and we are located right on
the West Shore of
Elk Lake, in Elk Rapids.
miles from the
Casino in Williamsburg,
We are also just one mile
South of the Village of Elk Rapids,
Michigan 49629 on Elk Lake Road.
We are located on the West Shore of
Elk Lake and very close to the sister lake
- Torch Lake (Alden / Eastport / Torch River Bridge,
Bokhara Pet Resort & Grooming Spa
has been providing family
operated premium Dog & Cat Boarding Service to the
Grand Traverse, Antrim & Kalkaska Counties
for over 30 years.
More Direction info...
300 feet of
private Elk Lake shoreline all for the enjoyment of your
pet and you the owner. We are proud of our commitment to maintaining a
lovely facility for our pet and human guests to enjoy.