Your furry family member deserves the absolute best medical care, and that’s exactly what they’ll receive at these top Northern Michigan veterinarians. The staff at these animal clinics will treat your best friend like their own and make sure each patient leaves happy and healthy. We asked you for your favorite veterinarians in Northern Michigan—here are your Top 7 winners!

A record-breaking 16,000 people voted in MyNorth’s 2021 Red Hot Best Awards, recognizing winners from across seven regions and 46 different categories in Northern Michigan. The categories include everything from healthcare and frontline workers to takeout and hiking trails. This is how we celebrate Northern Michigan!

Searching for the full winner’s list? Here are the Red Hot Best Winners 2021: The Best of Northern Michigan.

Above the Bridge

Mackinac Straits Veterinary Clinic, St. Ignace

The team at St. Ignace’s Mackinac Straits Veterinary Clinic is known for their professional and friendly demeanor and their top-notch animal handling skills. One reviewer sums it up perfectly: “As a dog mother, it always feels so good to see people who love and care about your dog as much as you do … I know he’s going to get the best care possible from honest professionals who genuinely care about him.”

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Benzie & Leelanau Area Winner

Suttons Bay Animal Hospital

The staff members at Suttons Bay Animal Hospital realize that for many of us, an animal is more than just a pet. That’s why they strive to practice “high-quality veterinary medicine with an emphasis on exceptional client service and patient care that comes from the heart.” Your pet has access to an array of services here, from vaccinations and dental work, to diagnostics and senior wellness.

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Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington

Country Veterinary Clinic, Ludington

This full-service veterinary clinic, located between Ludington and Scottville, seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for your revered animal family member. “We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients.” The Country Veterinary Clinic serves Mason County and the surrounding areas, and even offers services like farm/house calls and emergency care.

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Charlevoix & The Chain of Lakes

Charlevoix Veterinary Hospital

The staff at Charlevoix Veterinary Hospital follows one simple golden rule: “Treat you and your pet as we would like ourselves and our pets to be treated.” This veterinary clinic provides all stages of pet health care for Charlevoix and the surrounding areas—everything from preventative medicine to acupuncture. Veterinarians and staff are always sensitive to pet owners—treating them with respect, courtesy and compassion.

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Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling

Kalkaska Animal Hospital

At Kalkaska Animal Hospital, their services and facility are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime. The staff prioritizes client education, preventive medicine, semi-annual physical examinations and vaccinations, while also offering services like grooming and boarding. Rest assured, every client is treated as family and every pet as if they were their own.

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Petoskey, Harbor Springs & The Straits

Bay Pines Veterinary Clinic, Harbor Springs

Bay Pines’ mission statement reflects their belief that your pet’s care trumps everything else: “Best for the patient, best for the client, best for us.” This clinic is AVMA accredited by the AVMA Council on Education (COE) and Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)—the highest standard of achievement for veterinary medical education in the U.S. Institutions that earn accreditation are committed to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.

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Traverse City Winner

Grand Traverse Veterinary Hospital, Traverse City

Grand Traverse Veterinary Hospital’s mission is to provide quality, knowledgeable and compassionate care tailored to your pet’s unique needs. In addition to an array of services offered, their clinic is equipped with an extensive in-house laboratory facility as well as a partnership with outside laboratories offering direct computer access for rapid results. Their most recent review? “They’re matter-of-fact and compassionate … 10 out of 10 would recommend to anyone.”

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Photo(s) by Bay Pines Veterinary Clinic