For the Ultimate in Dog & Cat Care
In Northern New Jersey

(973) 256-0694


Hal Wheeler's Pet Resort
Michael V. Marchese, Owner & Operator
1126 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
(973) 256-0694
Fax - (973) 785-4943
Email -




Office Hours:
Monday - Friday  7am-7pm
Saturday              8am-4pm
Sunday              11am-1pm
Closed All Major Holidays

Reservations Required

  7am - 6pm - Monday - Friday
  8am - 3pm - Saturday.
11am - 1pm - Sunday

Check-Out: Check-out is 12pm, but is waived for pets that are being groomed, who can instead be picked up later at no additional charge.

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Dog Daily Rates


Petite Suites (Toys)  more info...


Cat Daily Rates


* Please Note: Hal Wheeler's is not equipped to handle or board some breeds of dogs, or dogs & cats getting up in age - Please phone us in advance to discuss your pet with us before you book a reservation if you think your pet might need special consideration. We also reserve the right to refuse service for temperament or health reasons. Please call to discuss your dog with us if you feel there may be any problems with your pet fitting into our facility environment.

Hotel Policies

  • Reservations are required.

  • Minimum age for boarding is 6 months for both dogs & cats.

  • Vaccinations must be current at the time of check-in.

  • Vaccinations given at least 7 days prior to arrival.

  • Check-out time is 12pm.

  • Check out time waived for pets being groomed. 

  • We are not responsible for beds, bones, toys, etc. 

  • We will provide our bedding at no additional charge.

  • Hal Wheeler's reserves the right to refuse services based upon a pet's temperament or health.

Day Care Programs  Doggie Daycare is offered at our 10,000 sq ft boarding facility and our 4,000 sq ft outdoor arena. Jumps and obstacles are available individually for the especially active guest (or jointly for dogs belonging to the same family).  In addition to comfortable, climate-controlled areas with flat-screen TVs and plush bedding for those who like to relax. Our facility is under constant video surveillance for the safety and assurance of our guests. All play sessions are closely monitored. Same day check-In / check-out for dogs & cats.

  • Day Care - $39.95 per day

Additional Charges:

  • Medications: Additional charge for administering medications $1.95 per administration.

  • Food From Home: $1.95 per day for bringing your own pet diets.

Special Activities:

  • Outdoor Exercise: Individual exercise off-leash. Outdoor exercise areas are securely fenced in, covered, supervised by staff, and monitored by closed circuit TV: 20 minutes, $14.95 per session or 1 hour, $19.95 per session.

  • Pampered Pet Care: One-on-one walk or play time on leash - indoors or outdoors with one of our staff. 20 minute session $14.95

  • Deluxe Program: Combination of one hour of individual outdoor exercise outdoor exercise - off leash & one 20 minute Pamper Pet Session. $29.95.95 per day over Hotel Rate (Savings of $4.95) note - pet must be registered on Deluxe Program for entire stay.

  • Kitty Playtime: 20 minute individual playtime with a member of our staff - $14.95 per session



Dog & Cat Boarding Kennel - Doggy Day Care - Dog Grooming
K-9 Dog Obedience Training Classes - Puppy Kindergarten
Dog Training School - Private & Inboard Dog Training

Hal Wheeler's is Central and Conveniently Located for access from the "Interstate Circle" located in the center between the Garden State Parkway, I-80 & I-280  with easy access from the following New Jersey cities ringing the "Interstate Circle" to the city of Cedar Grove with Wayne to the North, Paterson to the Northeast, Clifton to the East, Bloomfield to the Southeast, West Orange to the Southwest and  Parsippany to the Northwest.  Cedar Grove is very close and convenient to the neighborhoods of  Montclair, Little Falls and Verona, New Jersey.