For all your pet supplies needs, look no further. These shops prioritize the happiness of you and your animal companions—from health and grooming, to everything in between. We asked you for your favorite places to buy pet items 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
Caddywampus, Mackinac Island

Described by one visitor as “one of the most fun and unique shops on the island,” Caddywampus has a little something for everyone on your list—including your four-legged friend. Grab a stylish dog tag or a new toy for your furry companion, and while you’re there, check out their wide array of home décor and retro games.

View the full list of Above the Bridge Red Hot Best winners to find the best breweries, events and more.

Benzie/Leelanau
Tractor Supply Co., Benzonia

Benzonia’s Tractor Supply has everything you need for the animal companions in your life—from cats and dogs, to more exotic pets and backyard critters. This is your one-stop shop for food and treats, beds and habitats, toys, grooming and more.

View the full list of Benzie and Leelanau Red Hot Best winners to find the best breweries, events and more.

Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington
Wags to Wiskers Pet Supply, Ludington

“Top notch kindness and care” is what you can expect from the knowledgeable staff at Wags to Whiskers. Ludington’s go-to pet supplies store has all the brand name and specialty products you want for your fur baby, plus monthly deals like buy one get one half off on toys and treats.  

View the full list of Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington Red Hot Best winners.

Charlevoix & The Chain of Lakes
Family Farm & Home, Charlevoix

Family-owned and operated, this West Michigan-based company is all about catering to their customers’ needs by offering a wide variety of products, including everything you need for your pets—from food and grooming supplies to wild bird houses and feeders.

View the full list of Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes region Red Hot Best winners to find the best breweries, events and more.

Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling
Tractor Supply Co., Gaylord

Gaylord’s Tractor Supply has everything you need for the animal companions in your life—from cats and dogs, to more exotic pets and backyard critters. This is your one-stop shop for food and treats, beds and habitats, toys, grooming and more.  

View the full list of Gaylord, Kalkaska and Grayling Red Hot Best winners to find the best breweries, events and more. 

Petoskey, Harbor Springs & The Straits
Ruff Life Pet Outfitters, Petoskey

Since opening in 2012, Ruff Life founder Gary Albert has been devoted to helping dogs—and the people who love them—live their best life. “Gary and Steve are absolutely wonderful owners and treat every pet that comes in as their own,” says one happy customer. “If they do not have an item, they will order it and it’s received within a few days.”

View the full list of Petoskey, Harbor Springs and The Straits Red Hot Best winners to find the best breweries, events and more.

Traverse City
Pets Naturally, Traverse City

The animal-loving staff at Northern Michigan’s only holistic pet supply store aims to guide pet owners in making the right decisions when it comes to feeding their four-legged friends. The products they carry (and their homemade treats!) are formulated with nutritious ingredients, vitamins and supplements.

View the full Traverse City Red Hot Best winners list to find the best breweries, events and more.

Photo(s) by Wags to Whiskers Pet Supply