Cherry Capital Mobile Pet Hospital

Cherry Capital Mobile Pet Hospital is a full-service mobile veterinary medical facility, located in Traverse City, MI. The professional and courteous staff at Cherry Capital Mobile Pet Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Cherry Capital Mobile Pet Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Traverse City and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Cherry Capital Mobile Pet Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
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  • 4470 Norton Road
  • Grawn,MI 49637
  • 231-493-8144
  • Mobile Hospital - 231-633-4738
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  • Monday:Thursday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Friday:9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Saturday:10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • R. Craig Brakeman, DVM


    I was born and raised in Portage Michigan.  I went to Florida State University to study marine biology after my high school councilor discouraged me from Veterinary school because it was too hard to get in.  My college professor encouraged me to follow my dream and I graduated from University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984.
    I practice in Florida for 14 years and move to northern Michigan in 1998.  In 2005 I bought the Banfield Pet Hospital franchise in Traverse City.  The franchisor bought it back in 2015 and I decided to open a mobile hospital.
    I've been married to Allyson since 2003 and I have 3 grown children.  Andy teaches english in Bogota, Colombia, Kyle goes to school in Florida and Caity is a massage therapist in the Chicago area.
    I look forward to continuing my work with local rescue groups, humane societies and the great people of northern Michigan.

  • Allyson Cooley-Brakeman

    I was born a troll and raised a Yooper! I am a graduate of Michigan State University with an emphasis in the sciences. My work history is long and varied with almost 30 years experience as a teacher; at a nature center as well as in the public school system. I stepped out of the classroom in 2008 from Lake City.  Having a lifelong love affair with animals I've had multiple pets in my life from all animal, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.  I am looking forward to traveling the roads of northern Michigan and meeting all of you and your pets!
  • Julie Grist

    My name is Julie and I have lived in Traverse City my whole life. My true passion has always been animals. I have worked in the veterinary profession for 10 years and for all  those 10 years I have worked with Dr. Brakeman. My love and dedication to my work is fueled by my love of pets.
    My whole adult life I have always had rottweilers, but recently found a new love for my little 12 pound poodle mix named Cash. I am also a proud single mom whose son, Seth is in his first year of college. When I am at home, I enjoy being with family and friends. I also love movies, boating, Nascar, football (go green and white!) and hockey.
    I look forward to visiting your home and helping your pets in an enviroment where they feel comfortable and safe.