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Pet Boarding and Doggie Daycare | Visser’s Ark | Michigan

Welcome to Visser’s Ark

A Safe Place for Furry Friends

What are we?

Next Level Pet Care

Since 2021, we’ve been proudly supporting pet parents throughout the Livingston and Washtenaw counties. Motivated by a passion for animals and a deep understanding of quality pet care, we continue to serve a growing client base and expand our service offerings to meet their needs. When you and your furry friend come to Visser’s Ark, you become part of our family.


Our Services

What We Provide

We understand life can be busy and complicated, which is why we provide a variety of services to make things easier on you and your furry family. Take a look below to see what we offer and contact us with any questions.

Doggie Daycare

Plenty of Love and Attention

Daycare is one of our most popular services, especially for repeat clients. We pride ourselves on our professional yet fun approach, and do everything necessary to ensure your pets are safe, secure and happy.


The Best for Your Pet

We work hard to make sure your pet feels comfortable and relaxed. Whether it’s their first Boarding experience or they’re seasoned regulars, their wellbeing is central to everything we do.

Interested in learning more about our services? Get in touch today!



My name is Tracey Visser

I am a wife, a mother of three kids (9, 7 & 1) and a lover of animals. I have had either a cat or a dog my whole life and could not wait to share my love for them with my kids.

I treat every animal that stays at my house like my own. Some may say they are spoiled but I look at it as they are going to the fun aunt’s house that likes to send them back home happy, missing you and maybe a little tired.  

Right now I have one dog (Dodge), four cats (Rainbow, Little Fizz, Colby, and Belle) and a bearded dragon (Pascal). Our goal is to give you reassurance that your pet is being taken care of so you can enjoy and not worry about them while you are away.

So why not join the Visser’s Ark and let your pet sail away to a good time in our home! 

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Dog Boarding Price


1-9 nights $45 a night

10+ nights $35 a night

DOG BOARDING 2+ dogs each

1-9 nights $25 a night each additional dog.

10+ nights $15 a night each additional dog.

Boarding Holiday* Price-

$10 will be added to each dog the night of Holiday. 


Doggie Daycare Price


$35 from 5am-6pm Sunday-Sunday. 

DOGGIE DAYCARE 2+ dogs each additional dog-

$20 from 5am-6pm Sunday-Sunday.

DOGGIE DAYCARE HOLIDAY* PRICE- Each dog will have $5 added for the day of holiday


 New Years, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, & New Years Eve


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you have a fenced in yard?
    Yes, my whole yard side/back yard is fenced in. We let the dogs out of the back door and let them play. There is also a camera. 

  • How many dogs do you board per night?
    Including my own dog I board no more than 6 dogs total depending on their size.  

  • How many dogs do you have at a time for daycare?
    I try to keep daycare dogs to 4 including my own, unless I do not have any boarded dogs. 

  • Do you walk dogs in your care?
    No. Since I have a fenced in yard they run around like a dog park. 

  • Do you give medicine?
    Yes, no additional cost.

  • Do you take puppies?
    Yes, extra charges may apply. 

  • Do you have pet insurance?
    Yes, through Pet Sitters Associates (look at bottom of page)

  • Do you take intact males?
    Yes, extra charges may apply. 

  • How do you introduce dogs?
    I like to have a meet and greet with my dog and your dog to see how they get along. Then on the day I put all dogs (including mine) behind a gate and slowly introduce them to one another. 

  • What do you do if two dogs don't get along?
    My house has two gates that separate three rooms. If I have to I will keep those dogs separate during the day, night and even outside. 

  • Do you crate?
    Only if you crate your dog. Dogs have pretty much full reign of the house besides the basement (that is for the cats).

  • Do you have crates?
    Yes, so you do not have to bring your own!

  • What should we bring for our pet?
    Food, medicine (if any is needed), slow feed bowl and leash. I ask no toys (especially if it is their favorite), dogs tend to get territorial with home items. I have plenty of bowls if they use regular ones and a big water bowl. 

  • What do you do if your dog hasn't been around cats. 
    I can lock up my cats if they are known to chase/hunt small animals. If they just have never been around one, I have two cats that will come out and I watch them together and see how they do. If I see any aggression on either side I will just separate for safety reasons. 

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Opening Hours

Come and Play

Monday - Friday: 7am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7am - 11pm



Get in touch to find out more about our services or to schedule a tour.

Whitmore Lake, MI, USA


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