The Top Spots For Dog Treats

By: Carolyn Hall | June 20, 2024
group of dogs in wiggle waffle barkery for dog treats

Photo courtesy of Wiggle Waggle Barkery

In Metro Detroit, our love for our four-legged friends runs deep, and nothing says love quite like treating them to the best doggie delights. From artisanal dog cookies to gourmet birthday cakes, the local pet bakeries have everything to make your pup’s tail wag. Let’s explore some of the finest dog treats in the area…

BOW WOW BAKETIQUE

20207 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods

Bow Wow Baketique is a haven for dog lovers looking for unique and nutritious treats. Specializing in natural ingredients and bakery-style treats, Bow Wow Baketique has your pet’s health at heart. In-store, you’ll find treats ranging from cookies made with sweet potatoes, peanut butter, apple sauce, and more, to birthday cakes with custom messages. Choose between a six-inch cake or the mini bundt for a smaller doggy celebration. Owner Lisa Bardy shares, “Bow Wow Baketique is a combination dog bakery and boutique. It is the doggy version of ‘Cheers.’ Need a birthday cake? We got you. Special order treats? We got you.” The storefront is as charming as its offerings, making it a delightful place to shop for your furry friend.

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WIGGLE WAGGLE BARKERY

23000 Eureka Road, Taylor

256 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor

Wiggle Waggle Barkery is synonymous with quality and fun. Known for its wide variety of dog treats, this bakery ensures that every treat is made with love and care. Owners John and Jennie share, “Wiggle Waggle Barkery is your one-stop shop for all things pup! Our unique pet bakery features birthday cakes for dogs and cats, doggie donuts, hand-frosted bakery cookies, ice cream for dogs, and so much more. We also carry packaged treats, a fully stocked Chew Bar and Bulk Bones section, pet toys, pet jerseys, and gifts for pet-loving humans, too!” Their Ann Arbor location is even pet-friendly, so you can bring your dog along to choose their favorite treats. 

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Photo courtesy of Wiggle Waggle Barkery

GOLDEN CONE FROZEN CUSTARD

207 West 4th Street, Royal Oak

630 East 12 Mile Road, Madison Heights

Golden Cone Frozen Custard isn’t just for humans; it’s a great place to treat your dog, too. Offering K-9 cones, this local favorite ensures that your pup can cool down with a tasty and refreshing treat during those hot days. While indulging your dog, treat yourself with a scoop (or two!) of Guernsey ice cream or frozen custard. With over 30 flavors to choose from, along with ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, and popsicles, you and your furry friend can enjoy a sweet treat. 

THE PET BEASTRO

27637 John R Road, Madison Heights

13828 East 14 Mile Road, Warren

The Pet Beastro prides itself on offering all-natural bakery treats sourced from small manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada. You can find beautifully frosted cookies, cake bites, and cakes to celebrate your pup. If you’d like to take a more DIY approach to celebrating your dog, The Pet Beastro also offers cake mixes, kits, and bone-shaped pans to make your own celebratory cakes. With a wide selection of gourmet treats, chews, and biscuits, The Pet Beastro is dedicated to supporting your pet’s nutritional needs while offering delicious options they’ll love.

WALLY’S FROZEN CUSTARD

22501 Harper Avenue, St. Clair Shores

Wally’s Frozen Custard is a beloved spot for a cool treat, and they haven’t forgotten about your canine companions. With special pup cones available on the menu, Wally’s makes sure your dog can enjoy a delicious treat right alongside you. The specialty frozen custard, frozen yogurt, and dole whip flavors change regularly, which can provide you with a surprise right along with your pup. The homemade Wally bars are a delicious treat, as are the rest of Wally’s Specialties.

MAESTROS’ DOG HAUS

1343 Piedmont Avenue, Troy

310 West 9 Mile Road, Ferndale

Maestro’s Dog Haus is a shop that takes treats to the next level. Known for their elaborate birthday cakes and hand-crafted biscuits, Maestro’s Dog Haus uses only the best ingredients to make sure your pet’s special occasions are celebrated in style. With a focus on local ingredients and pet health, Maestro’s Dog Haus caters to both dogs and cats. Their deli makes preservative-free treats, ranging from chips and freeze-dried treats to jerky and frozen yogurt for your pet. Birthday and custom cakes are available in multiple sizes, with flavors like salmon, beef and chicken, or peanut and pumpkin. 

BAKEHOUSE 46

Multiple locations in Metro Detroit

Bakehouse 46 might be known for its human treats, but its dog-friendly options are just as appreciated. The pupcakes are a version of Bakehouse 46’s carrot cake, just without the sugar added. They are then topped with honey cream cheese and a peanut butter walnut bone for a crunchy delight. For the pet owners, the cupcakes are a delight, with rotating monthly flavors that are a must-try, along with their regulars. Pair them with a locally roasted coffee or specialty beverage, and you and your pet can enjoy your treats together. 

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