Pet Care

Animal Hospitals & Veterinary Clinics


Take care of your furry friends at these city vets.

Patterson Dog & Cat Hospital
3800 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48208
P: 313.832.7282

Jefferson Veterinary Center
11300 East Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214
P: 313.822.2555
*Offers boarding

Michigan Humane Society
7401 Chrysler Dr. Detroit, MI 48211
P: 313.872.3400

Rakestraw Animal Hospital
20241 Van Dyke, Detroit, MI 48234
P: 313.254.4979

After Hours Emergency Care

Rakestraw Animal Hospital

*Note: the after-hours emergency number is different from the Rakestraw Animal Hospital daytime phone number*20241 Van Dyke, Detroit, MI 48234
P: 313.336.8853

Dix Animal Hospital – A Michigan Ave Animal Hospital
Dix Animal Hospital is a full-service animal clinic with a mission to provide friendly, compassionate pet care. Dix is a 17 minute drive from Detroit’s Central Business District.

1127 Dix Highway, Lincoln Park, MI 48146
P: 313.383.PETS (7387)

Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Service
Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Service offers 24-hour emergency care for your pet. This location is a 17 minute drive from Detroit’s downtown Central Business District.

14220 Southfield, Rd, Allen Park, MI 48101
P: 313.389.1700

License Your Dog!

The City of Detroit requires dogs over the age of six months to be officially licensed. The cost is $10.00 for neutered dogs and $15.00 for non-neutered dogs. You must have proof of rabies vaccinations (with at least 11 months of immunity remaining) from a veterinarian.

Animal Control & Care

This animal control and care center is near downtown Detroit. Residents can purchase dog licenses and dogs can even get rabies vaccinations (for $25.00 fee).

3511 West Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48216
P: 313.224.6356
You can purchase your furry friend’s license by mail as well, the City requires the proof of rabies vaccination with your home address and a check or money order made out to “City of Detroit.”

Doggy Daycare and Grooming

Canine to Five – Detroit

Located Midtown, Canine to Five offers daycare, boarding, and grooming.

3443 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
P: 313.831.DOGS (3647)

*This location offers doggy-related events, check out their website for updates on events to come!*

Pet Care