Business Directory

List of businesses and areas in Yellowknife that provide services or opportunities for pets and their owners in the Northwest Territories. If you own an animal-friendly business, please feel free to email us and let us know. We’d love to add you to our directory!

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Birchwood Coffee Kǫ̀

  • Dog Friendly

5021 49 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 1P5

867-873-5466

This coffee shop permits well behaved dogs to come sit with their people and enjoy a coffee. They have a line that they ask dogs do not cross in order to maintain safe distance from food and the kitchen. Dog owners should be aware though that they may be asked to leave during busy hours.

Borealis Kennels & Pet Specialties

  • Boarding Facilities
  • Dog Grooming
  • Dog Friendly

Joanne Cooper

8 Nahanni Drive, Yellowknife, NT or downtown at 5006 Franklin avenue.

867-873-3688

Pet store with wide food selection that offers grooming and boarding as well. Two locations. Boarding and grooming only at the Kam Lake location on Nahanni drive.

Canadian Tire Yellowknife

  • Dog Friendly

Jason Butorac

328 Old Airport Rd, Yellowknife, NT X1A 3T3

867-873-2403

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Canadian Tire Yellowknife is a dog friendly store! Go in and check out the household wares and pet supplies with your dog. Please make sure to keep them leashed and on their best behaviour for the comfort and enjoyment of everyone.

Chateau Nova Hotel Yellowknife

  • Dog Friendly

4571 48 Street Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2

1-866-722-6682

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Some dog friendly room available for a fee.

Fetch Some training

  • Dog Training

Stephanie Van Dyke

867-445-9552

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Fetch Some Training is Dog Training without the use of treats, clickers, or other negotiation tools. You will establish your Alpha role in your pack and create a true bond between you and your dog. You will obtain the tools to work with your dog and understand its personality. This is much more than your average sit, stay, come training!

Fred Henne Territorial Park

  • Dog Friendly

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Dogs are permitted on leash at Fred Henne in designated areas year round.

Great Slave Animal Hospital

  • Veternary Clinic
  • Boarding Facilities
  • Dog Friendly

Dr. Tom Pisz

129 Kam Lake Road, Yellowknife, NT

867-873-2579

867-446-2579 (Emergency)

Happy Pooch Grooming and Pet Services

  • Boarding Facilities
  • Dog Grooming
  • Dog Training
  • Dog Friendly

Tia

102 Taltheilei Drive-Kam Lake, Yellowknife, NT

867-446-3569

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Happy Pooch offers grooming, anesthesia-free teeth cleaning, pack walk adventures, kennel-free boarding and dog training. They also book online for your convenience.

Home Hardware

  • Dog Friendly

332 Old Airport Rd, Yellowknife, NT X1A 3T3

(867) 669-9945

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Mackenzie Veterinary Services

  • Veternary Clinic

Box 3629 High Level, AB T0H 1Z0

780-926-5790

These veterinary technicians travel with their mobile vet clinic to Hay River, Fort Smith, Fort Simpson and Fort Providence.

Northwest Territories Veterinary Services

  • Veternary Clinic

Dr. Michelle Tuma

Northwest Territories Veterinary Services provides mobile veterinary services for pet owners across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Home and virtual consults are available depending on location. NWT Vet does not provide emergency services.

Overlander Sports

  • Dog Friendly

4909 50 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N7

(867) 873-2474

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Prelude Lake Territorial Park

  • Dog Friendly

Ingraham Trail

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Dogs are allowed in this park, campground and RV park but must be kept on leash.

Qimmiq Kennels

  • Boarding Facilities
  • Dog Grooming
  • Dog Training
  • Dog Friendly

156 Curry Drive (Kam Lake), Yellowknife, NT

867-766-2345

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Qimmiq is a doggy day care and boarding facility in Kam Lake. They offer day rates or specialty pricing for punch passes. Day care drop off are from Monday to Friday, 7:30-9am. Pick up from 4:00-5:30pm.

Qimmiq also offers grooming, boarding, training and has a gear shop for active northern dogs.

Quality Inn & Suites Yellowknife

  • Dog Friendly

5010 49 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

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Small dogs allowed to stay for a fee.

Reid Lake Territorial Park

  • Dog Friendly

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Dogs are allowed at this territorial park and campground/RV park but must be kept on a leash.

Rruff Diamonds Dog Agility Club

  • Dog Training

Gay Kennedy

867-688-0433

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Sand Pits

  • Dog Friendly

This open area has multiple users at any given time. it is mostly sand with small ponds dotted all over the area. Be careful of snowmobilers, dirt bikes, off road cars and trucks, off leash dogs, and horseback riders. It is located about 3 km west of the airport.

Directions: Drive down 49th street towards school draw. From the airport drive approximately 3 km, on the left there will be a sign for YK Shooting range, turn in there, park.

DO NOT RUN YOUR DOGS BEHIND A TRUCK HERE IT IS VERY DANGEROUS.

Stanton Suites Hotel

  • Dog Friendly

476 Range Lake Road Yellowknife NT, X1A 3Z3

1-867-873-6686

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1 dog is allowed to stay per guest, for a fee.

Super 8 Yellowknife

  • Dog Friendly

308 Old Airport RoadYellowknife, NT X1A 3G3

833-425-0871

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Small dogs allowed to stay for a fee.

The Crooked Whisker

  • Dog Friendly

Stanton Plaza - X1A 3P8

867-873-5190

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The Crooked Whisker has been serving Yellowknife since 2014. They offer a wide range of pet products including pet food, accessories, toys and live fish, insects and small caged animals.

They offer free delivery service anywhere in Yellowknife.

The Explorer Hotel

  • Dog Friendly

4825 49th Avenue, X1A 2R3 Yellowknife, Canada

1-800-661-0892

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The Explorer Hotel allows dogs to stay at the hotel for an extra fee.

The Northern Lights Motel

  • Dog Friendly

5115- 50th Street, Yellowknife, NT, Canada

867-873-6023

Dogs allowed to stay for an extra fee.

Tin Can Hill

  • Dog Friendly

Open area used by multiple users. Be wary of snowmobilers, cyclists, off leash dogs and broken glass. It is located just off of School Draw Ave.

Directions: Drive down 49th street towards school draw. At the corner of School Draw turn right into a dead end. There is a dirt road leading up the hill which is the off-leash area.

Yellowknife Dog Park

  • Dog Friendly

Behind the Yellowknife Curling Club.

The first and only fenced, safe, off-leash park for dogs in the NWT!

Directions: Park between the swimming pool and arena and walk south on the access road (but not along the frame lake trail). You will see the fenced area.

Yellowknife Ski Club

  • Dog Friendly

Directions: Drive North on the Ingraham trail and it will be on your right just before the dump. It's well marked with signs.

This area is somewhat swampy in places but it has beautiful views. This area is for use only in the summer. It is located on the Ingraham Trail, approximately 1 km from the Explorer Hotel.

Yellowknife Veterinary Clinic

  • Veternary Clinic
  • Dog Friendly

Dr. Michael Hughes

308 Woolgar Avenue, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 3B5

867-920-7387

867-669-7387 (Emergency)

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Weekday appointments: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Saturday appointments: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm; Surgery and sick animals: 8:00 am - 9:00 am.