Over the next few minutes we will be going over everything we know about pets in Baltimore as quickly as we can. Our goal is to dive deep while discussing anything you might be interested in about the subject at hand.
There probably is not a better place to begin than a list of the best Baltimore pet stores, even if we are trying to cover it all. They are probably why the majority of you ended up on our site, and they should be able to help you buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and all the supplies you could ever need.
Once they are out of the way it will be time to learn about the best local animal shelters for people who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other animal. The following three sections are for dog lovers as they will get into dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in your area.
Then we will pivot to pet grooming spas and dog or cat cafes near you. Pet friendly hotels and overnight boarding facilities will be up next for anyone who travels often.
Veterinarians and pet cremation services are not the happiest of subjects but at some point we all will probably need them. We would recommend that you stick around for our area map at the conclusion.
By the way, anyone who is interested can look through more of our posts on cities around the region by clicking here.
Best Pet Stores In Baltimore
When you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Baltimore are good places to go:
You will be able to buy all kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other supplies at any of those local pet stores. Howl sells high-quality, natural, and ethically produced and made foods and goods for dogs, cats, and small animals while striving to educate and inform their consumers about the options available to them and their dogs. They would cheerfully give their own pets whatever they can, and each of their employees adds a lot of knowledge and experience to help better serve their customers.
Mutt Mart sells dog and cat food, snacks, collars, leashes, kitty litter, crates, toys, and other gently used pet products, among other things.
All American Pets sells dog, cat, and small animal supplies, as well as some tiny animals! They are a small family owned and operated local pet store that has a wide range of products, with a focus on Pitbulls and Pitbull mixes.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Try going to one of these animal shelters in your area before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Maryland SPCA at 3300 Falls Rd
- Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) at 2490 Giles Rd
- Small Miracles Cat & Dog Rescue at 10236 Baltimore National Pike
Maryland SPCA has been helping local animals since 1869 and is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving pets’ and people’s lives in their community. The Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) is Maryland’s largest animal shelter, taking in over 10,000 cats and dogs each year, as well as an extra 1,000 exotic animal species.
Tiny Miracles Cat & Dog Rescue is a no-kill, private, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the best possible care and finding forever homes for as many homeless cats and dogs as possible.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Canton Dog Park
- Federal Hill Park
- Locust Point Dog Park at Latrobe Park
- Patterson Dog Park
- Howards Park Dog Park
- Paw Point Dog Park
- Broadneck Dog Park
- Worthington Off Leash Dog Park
These puppy training services should speed up their learning curve:
- Pawsitive Paul’s Dog Training at 529 W 29th St
- Denise Willis Dog Training
- Baltimore Dogworks
- Bark Busters Home Dog Training
Pawsitive Paul’s Dog Training focuses on small group sessions to allow for one-on-one instruction while providing enough real-world distraction to make for an ideal learning environment.
Denise Willis Dog Training can help with basic dog obedience training, advanced dog obedience training, behavioral issue modification, biting, excessive barking, house training, digging, run aways, destructive behavior, handler aggression, leash pulling, or on and off leash training.
Baltimore Dogworks is great for online dog training and puppy development. They are a small training firm dedicated to producing well-trained, well-behaved dogs with knowledgeable handlers. They employ tried-and-true techniques, good training ideas, and cutting-edge instructional technology.
Bark Busters has trained over 1 million dogs and their pet parents over the last 30 years using natural communication approaches that dogs comprehend. They use the same communication techniques that dogs utilize naturally, such as body language and voice control.
Good Doggie Day Care also does puppy training in your area.
A tasty treat from one of these dog bakeries will show them how much you care:
The Baltimore Dog Bakery is dedicated to making high-quality all-natural dog treats. Their biscuits are a healthy and nutritious treat for all dogs, big and tiny. Their treats are vegetarian and include no additives or preservatives, making them gentle on a dog’s stomach and they can do custom treats if you like.
Get your dog or cat looking ready for the ‘Gram at these local pet groomers:
- Hair Off The Dog Grooming Salon & Spa at 2801 O’Donnell St # 1
- Scrub-A-Dub Dog at 3500 Ash St
- Pet Edge Mobile Grooming at 300 E Fayette St
PetEdge is now the largest provider of pet care specialists and independent merchants in the United States. Through their catalogs and online, groomers, kennels, veterinarians, breeders, and active pet enthusiasts have access to over 10,000 national-brand and exclusive PetEdge-brand items and their mobile grooming is top notch.
At Wash the Wag you will find bathing booths that are brightly illuminated, spotless clean, and comfortable, equipped with dryer, towel, and apron for washing your dog yourself. They have a range of environmentally friendly, hypoallergenic, and healthy bathing products to help you and your dog have a better time. If your pet has delicate skin or arthritis, their Hydrosurge bathing unit is ideal for dogs and cats and will fix teeth, nails, ears, and glands.
You can also head to Good Doggie Day Care who we will link you to in the boarding section for local pet grooming.
Pet Cafes In Baltimore
We don’t know of any pet cafes near you, if you do please mention them in the comments thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that needs a hotel that allows pets in your area can try:
- Hyatt Place at 511 S Central Ave
- Staybridge Suites at 17 Commerce St
- Sleep Inn & Suites at 301 Fallsway
All three of those pet friendly hotels are conveniently located downtown in the Inner Harbor.
Pet Boarding In Baltimore
These Baltimore pet boarding services should give them a good nights sleep:
- Dogtopia at 2706 O’Donnell St
- Downtown Dog Resort & Spa at 200 W McComas St
- Woofs & Wags Pet Lodge at 504 S Haven St
- Wagging Lounge Dog Resort at 9315 Snowden River Pkwy M
- Good Doggie Day Care at 529 W 29th St
Dogtopia is Canton’s best dog daycare center offering both daycare and overnight lodging. They take pride in having employees who are committed to keeping your dog safe and comfortable while you are away.
Downtown Dog Resort & Spa has worked with a variety of animals, but your canine companion is their specialty. The Downtown Dog crew thinks that dogs should be allowed to be themselves all day long, happy and energetic.
Woofs & Wags is located in the Brewers Hill/Highlandtown neighborhood and their spacious 5,000 square foot facility is ideal for pet boarding while you are away or otherwise occupied throughout the day. Their expert team of pet care professionals provides a wide range of services.
Wagging Lounge Dog Resort is dedicated to offering exceptional customer service, a safe and sanitary environment for their canine visitors, and a full range of dog services. For their selective clients, they are a full-service, premier dog resort.
Good Doggie Day Care has a compassionate staff that will pamper your dogs in a fun, safe, and inviting atmosphere. They also provide mobile grooming and training in addition to their excellent service. Their cage-free environment makes your dog feel at ease, and their 16 indoor play spaces allow your dog to exercise in a warm environment in the winter and air conditioning in the summer.
Best Veterinarians Near You
They will get the best medical care possible if you take them to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Everhart Veterinary Medicine at 4005 Ritchie Hwy
- Light Street Animal Hospital at 1601 Light St
- Eastern Animal Hospital at 6575 Eastern Ave
- Charm City Veterinary Hospital at 3600 O’Donnell St
- Emergency Veterinary Clinic at 32 Mellor Ave # C, Catonsville
Any on that list should be able to provide standard veterinary care for animals like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures.
Light Street Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinarian treatment center. Light Street Animal Hospital’s competent and friendly staff strives to offer the finest possible medical, surgical, and dental treatment for their treasured patients.
The doctors and staff at Charm City Veterinary Hospital will work together as a team to deliver great medical care to their patients in a humane and ethical manner. They recognize the special link that exists between dogs and their owners and that this bond motivates us to ensure that their clients are completely delighted with the individualized care they provide for each of their pets.
As the name suggests anyone who needs 24 hour urgent care can contact the Emergency Veterinary Clinic in Catonsville at 410-788-7040.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Charm City Pet Crematory at 5500 O’Donnell Street understands how painful this time is for you, and they want to do everything they can to make it easier for you and your family. Transportation, memorial products, and private cremation services are available.
Before we leave we want to share some helpful links like these local Facebook groups for lost and found pets. Here are a couple more for current adoptable dogs at the animal shelters near you, and this can help you get a pet license online.
Some of you may also want to read about:
- Everything Pets in Washington DC
- Everything Pets in Philadelphia
- Everything Pets in New York City
- Everything Pets in Pittsburgh
Have Fun With Your Pets In Baltimore
Now that you have read about all of those pet stores, animal shelters, adoption centers, dog parks, puppy trainers, bakeries, local groomers, cafes, hotels that allow pets, places to board your dogs or cats, and even veterinarian or cremation services in your area we hope you have a better understanding of the scene.
We know our future readers would be thankful if you would let us know about anything incorrect on this page, or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Baltimore pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.