Become A Pet-A-Pet Member

Thank you for your interest in joining the Pet-A-Pet Club! Below you will find information about membership requirements. If you have further questions please Contact Us.

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The first step is to look at our Visitation Schedule and find a location and time that is convenient to you. Then, contact the coordinator for that location for more information. If there is no location near you, please consider attending a few visits a little farther away. After you are familiar with what we do and are comfortable with the process, we can work together to expand to a location closer to you.
Glacier Hills Assisted Living
1200 Earhart Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-2768
2975 N Adams
Bloomfield  Hills, MI 48304-3786
Caretel Inns of Brighton
1014 E Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48116-1804
WillowBrook Rehabilitation
7200 Challis Rd
Brighton, MI 48116-7411
Village of East Harbor
33875 Kiely Dr
Chesterfield, MI 48047-3604
Chesterfield Township Library
50560 Patricia St
Chesterfield, MI 48051-3804
Clinton Macomb Library South Branch
35891 S Gratiot Ave
Clinton Twp, MI 48035-2855
Villa Bella
15894 Nineteen Mile Rd
Clinton Twp, MI 48038-3548
Westlake Health Campus
10735 Bogie Lake Rd
Commerce Twp, MI 48382-2426
Oakwood Rehab/Skilled Nursing & Rehab
16391 Rotunda Dr
Dearborn, MI 48120-1172
Beaumont Oakwood Hospital
18101 Oakwood Dr
Dearborn, MI 48124-4089
Rehabilitation Institute of MI
261 Mack Ave
Detroit, MI 48201-2417
Villa at Great Lakes Crossing
22811 W 7 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48219-1739
Gill School
21195 Gill Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48336-4029
Medilodge of Farmington
34225 Grand River Ave
Farmington , MI 48335-3440
Garden City Hospital Rehab
6245 Inkster Rd
Garden City, MI 48135-4001
Lake Orion Nursing Center
585 E Flint
Lake Orion, MI 48362-3209
American House - Livonia II
11525 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-5729
Woodhaven Retirement Community
29667 Wentworth St
Livonia, MI 48154-6231
Lutheran Home of Livonia
28910 Plymouth Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-2337
Marywood Nursing Care Center
36975 W Five Mile Rd
Livonia, MI 48154-1871
Manoogian Manor
15755 Middlebelt Rd
Livonia, MI 48154-3809
Brittany Manor
3615 E Ashman St
Midland, MI 48642-8858
Riverside Retirement Home
118 Canal St
Milford, MI 48381-1904
West Hickory Haven
3310 W Commerce Rd
Milford, MI 48380-3100
Medilodge of Milford
555 Highland Ave
Milford, MI 48381-1517
Addington Place
42010 7 Mile Rd
Northville, MI 48167-2222
Waltonwood at Twelve Oaks
27475 Huron Circle
Novi, MI 48377-3439
Whitehall Healthcare of Novi
43455 W 10 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48375-3100
Manor of Novi
24500 Meadowbrook Rd
Novi, MI 48375-2844
Heartland Plymouth Court
105 Haggerty Road
Plymouth, MI 48170-1801
Grovecrest Supportive Care
121 Prall St
Pontiac, MI 48341-1438
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac, MI 48341-5023
Village of Redford
25340 W 6 Mile Rd
Redford, MI 48240-2105
Wings Program at Adams High School
3200 W Tienken Rd
Rochester Hills, MI 48306-3734
Waltonwood at University
3250 Walton Blvd
Rochester Hills, MI 48309-1275
Rochester HS Autism & CI
180 South Livernois Rd
Rochester Hills, MI 48307-1840
Steps-Rochester Community Schools Board Office
501 W University
Rochester , MI 48307-1944
Special Tree Neuro Care
10909 Hannan Rd
Romulus, MI 48174-1383
Shorepoint Nursing Care Ctr
26001 Jefferson Ave
Saint Clair Shores, MI 48081-2309
St. John Providence Hospital - Rehab
16001 W 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075-4818
Lahser Hills Care Center
25300 Lahser Rd
Southfield, MI 48033-3261
American House
11255 15 Mile Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312-3868
Waltonwood at Lakeside
14750 Lakeside Cir
Sterling Heights, MI 48313-1375
Harbor Chase of Sterling Heights
13400 19 Mile Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48313-1950
Beaumont Heritage Hospital
10000 Telegraph Rd
Taylor, MI 48180-3330
Troy Center For Transition
1291 Torpey Dr
Troy, MI 48083-5444
Brookdale Troy
4900 Northfield Parkway
Troy, MI 48098-4435
Park Place Heritage Village
29250 Heritage Pkwy
Warren, MI 48092-6350
Arbor Inn
14030 E 14 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48088-1459
St. John Macomb Hospital
11800 E 12 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48093-3472
Advantage Living Center - Wayne
4427 Venoy
Wayne, MI 48184-1871
Transitional Health
34330 Van Born Rd
Wayne, MI 48184-2472
American House
5859 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48322-2279
Four Chaplains
28349 Joy Rd
Westland, MI 48185-5524
The Neighborhoods of White Lake
10770 Elizabeth Lake Rd
White Lake, MI 48386-2136
Superior Woods Healthcare Assisted Living
8380 Geddes Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48198-9404
Please select your city from the dropdown above to view locations in your area.

Pet Evaluation & Membership

For your first visit, you must bring a copy of your pet’s vaccinations from your veterinarian. The coordinator will meet with you to evaluate your pet’s suitability as a volunteer and take you through the procedures at the facility you are visiting. If your pet meets the requirements and you decide to become a member, you will be given a registration form. This form must be signed by your veterinarian to verify that all vaccinations are up to date and your pet is suitable for this type of work. This form must be returned to a coordinator with your dues. Membership is not valid, and liability insurance will not cover volunteers, without the signatures of the veterinarian and facility coordinator on the form.

Current due are $10 per pet per year. This registration fee is paid annually and covers some of our club expenses: liability insurance for scheduled visits, pet scarf, newsletters three times per year, postage, etc. Our fiscal year runs July 1 – June 30, but new members are welcome at any time.

After you are registered you may attend any of the scheduled Pet-A-Pet site visits by providing the coordinators with a copy of your registration. Some visits have some additional requirements, such as TB tests. The coordinator can provide the specific details.

Participation in Pet-A-Pet volunteer activities can be applied to community service requirements for high school students. Please ask your coordinator.

Pet Requirements

The number one goal of Pet-A-Pet is keeping our animals, visitors and those we visit happy and safe. No formal training is required. However, we do expect animals to be friendly and social with other people and other animals. Below is additional criteria your pet must meet in order to be approved to join Pet-A-Pet.

Dog Requirements


  1. Must be on a leash or harness. Retractable ‘Flexi’ leashes are not allowed.
  2. Must be kept under control at all times.
  3. Must have a clean and neat appearance.
  4. Must like people and get along with other animals.
  5. Must be friendly and accept strangers touching their ears, tail and paws.
  6. Must accept hugs from strangers.
  7. Small dogs must allow themselves to be placed on a strangers lap.
  8. Must not be afraid of wheelchairs or walkers.
  9. Must be able to walk about without struggling on different flooring surfaces.
  10. Must not be fearful of loud noises.


  1. Unacceptable amount of growling or barking
  2. Excessive jumping
  3. Any amount of aggression towards other animals or humans.

Cat Requirements


  1. Cats must be on a leash and collar or harness or in a carrier.
  2. Nails are to be trimmed, declawed or have ‘Soft Paws’ (vinyl nail caps).
  3. Bring a towel to cover laps.
  4. Must be relaxed and allow petting touching of tail and paws.
  5. Must not be sensitive to loud noises.


  1. Arching of back and hissing.
  2. Biting.
  3. Laying of ears flat back.
  4. Constant swatting.
  5. Hair raised on back and tail fluffed out.