Crystal Ridge Kennel & Farms, LLC
Welcome! to Crystal Ridge Kennel & Farms, a beautiful country setting where your pet can play, relax and rest in comfort while you travel. We offer a personalized peaceful country retreat where your pet will play and experience nature to their hearts content. Our highest priority is offering personal caring and attention just like they receive at home. We strive to be the best boarding experience in the area for an unbeatable rate.
The Environment: Crystal Ridge Kennels and Pet Retreat is a peaceful country place for pets. We have a lovely view of the back side of Crystal Mountain and the property is full of sunflowers, woods, birds and all the beauty Northern Michigan has to offer. We also have a small farm animal area where you may meet Esther and Minnie, two rescued Pot Bellied pigs, and Hans and Olga the geese. Our guests get plenty of sunshine and fresh air and are spoiled with comfy bedding and many of the extras from home. We may go over and beyond the call of duty but as the owners of five beloved dogs and deeply committed and appreciative of the importance of pets, we do everything we can to spoil yours as if they were our own.
Animal movies & soothing music...
Treats & toys galore...
Coolaroo cots available for arthritic dogs...
Night-time video monitoring...
Flexible pick-up drop off times...
GREAT Rates, dare to compare!
Country Setting, trailed and wooded grounds...
Minimum guest spaces to ensure optimal care and a peaceful stay...
The "spoiling" Policy: Did we mention we spoil your pets? We offer extra services such as video monitoring for safety, coolaroo cots, treats, toys, pet taxi, hour long hikes, light grooming, medications, special diet preparation, dog movies and music, & huge play-yards. We also specialize in the care of small and elderly pets. Your people hosts are experienced pet professionals with big hearts for all animals.We also have an excellent Vet on call. Veterinary services are available at all times though our local Vet and TC Emergency Vet Group. We are insured, licensed, and routinely inspected by Benzie County Animal Control Office.
We are also an organic farm and we offer free-ranged organic eggs for sale and raise chickens and geese. See our "pictures around the farm" page for some faces around the property!
FIRST NIGHT FREE for up to two pets for new, first-time customers, minimum 2-night stay.
FAMILY DISCOUNT for half off the second dog (or more) in a shared kennel.
10% discount for all active-duty military, mention at time of reservation and simply show your credentials to gain the discount at time of checkout.
10% discount for all senior citizens 65 or older -- simply ask for the discount at time of reservation.
One Person Can Make a Difference..
If you are reviewing our website today, investigating care options for your pet, you are no doubt a loving, responsible owner of your cherished pet. In fact, for most of us, our pets are truly members of the family -- and always treated accordingly. And yet, there are countless animals each day who are abused, abandoned, and forgotten. PLEASE -- step forward today and be an advocate for the animals in our midst who need our help. A fundamental element in our business plan here at our farm is to support the ongoing efforts of organizations who promote animal well being; we donate what we can as we can and ask you to join us. No amount is too small! There are several buttons to the left of our page which will direct you to a worthy organization. Can you join us today and do something positive for animals who are in need of our help?
The Crystal Ridge "Farm-Cam"
- The Crystal Ridge Story
- Pictures Around the Farm
- Current Discounts & Promotions
- Contact Us
- Help Abandoned Local Pets!
- American Kennel Club
- American Society For Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
- Michigan Humane Society
- Pet Shelters Across America
- Local Pet Adoptions
- 'Pet Friends Magazine' -- Northern Michigan Publication
- Great Local Veterinary Services - Betsie River Veterinary Clinic
- Interesting Articles On Holistic Animal Care
- 10 Things Every Dog Owner Should Know
- Useful Info on Cats
- Grooming Basics For Different Breeds
- Assembling A Pet First Aid Kit
- Directory of Michigan Dog Clubs
- Directory of Michigan Dog Events
- Directory of Michigan Cat Clubs
- Mid Michigan Cat Rescue
- Greater Traverse City, Michigan Veterinarian Register
- Choosing a Veterinarian
- Crate Training Your New Dog
- Introducing Your Dog To Strangers