We will be going over everything we know about pets in Belfast in great depth on this page for you today. Hopefully this will serve as a one-stop shop for all of the information you require as quickly and conveniently as possible.
Even if we are aiming to cover everything we can’t think of a better way to begin than with a list of the best Belfast pet stores. They are most likely the main pull to this page and should be able to assist you in buying toys, food, or other supplies.
You will also read about the top local animal shelters next for individuals who would rather adopt a dog, cat, or other pet than buy a new one. Our next three topics which are about dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries will appeal to dog enthusiasts in your area.
Then it will be time to look into pet grooming shops and dog or cat cafes in town. Frequent travelers will appreciate the following sections which describe pet-friendly hotels and boarding facilities near you.
Our final two topics, veterinarians and pet cremation services, will be a little more somber. Don’t leave before you see our local pet map at the end either.
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Best Pet Stores In Belfast
When you want to buy some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Belfast are good places to go:
- Avenue Pet Shop at 176 Albertbridge Rd
- Pets at Home at 5 Balmoral Plaze, Boucher Rd
- Jollyes at #D, Westwood Centre, Kennedy Way
- Reptile Hunters at 162 North St
Avenue Pet Shop sells a huge assortment of food, treats, toys, and other essentials for your pets. Pets at Home has all of the pet supplies, food, toys, and accessories that you and your pet require at affordable pricing.
Jollyes should have just about everything you need for your pets including food, equipment, and accessories. Live birds, fish, rabbits, and reptiles are also available for purchase. Jollyes also provides grooming services for various kinds, shapes, and sizes of dogs.
Reptile Hunters sells reptiles and arachnids as well as a variety of dry products. They cater to those who are just getting started, those who are intermediate, and those who have been keeping reptiles for a longer time. A broad variety of creatures, ranging from corn snakes and leopard geckos to royal and Burmese pythons, bearded dragons, and tarantulas, are generally in stock.
They also have live food such as mealworms, crickets, and locusts, as well as frozen prey such as mice and rats. They also have a wide selection of bedding, including Back to Nature bedding, which is becoming more popular by the day.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Try going to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
The Belfast Adoption Centre is part of Cats Protection, the UK’s largest feline welfare organization, which has over 230 volunteer-run branches and over 30 adoption centers around the country. The Belfast Adoption Centre, located in the North Down countryside, is the sole Cats Protection adoption center in Northern Ireland.
Schools, community groups, and people of all ages can attend free educational seminars given by Cats Protection. In Northern Ireland, Cats Protection also offers neutering assistance.
Assisi Animal Sanctuary is the largest independent animal protection organization in Northern Ireland. They are dedicated to giving shelter, care, food, veterinary treatment, safety, companionship, and, in the end, finding new loving homes for all of the animals who enter our Sanctuary.
They have a No-Kill policy and each year save about 2000 companion animals. Assisi Animal Sanctuary accepts any gift and specializes in pet rehoming and adoption.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Redburn Country Park
- Botanic Gardens
- Castle Park
- 21 Acres, Crawfordsburn
- Cairn Wood
- Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park
- Alexandra Park
- Antrim Castle Gardens & Clotworthy House
These puppy training services should speed up their learning curve:
Animal Psychology Clinic provides behavior advice for dogs and cats, as well as private training for dogs and puppies. Robin Bates Dog Training provides one-on-one training, puppy training, and adult dog training.
Dog training classes in your area are also available at Breeny Boarding & Quarantine Kennels.
Fresh dog treats and cakes are available from The Barking Bakers on Suffolk Road. The Barking Birthday Bundle will ensure that your dog’s birthday is one to remember.
Your dog or cat will look cuter than ever after a visit to these local pet groomers:
- Ruff Cuts Dog Grooming at 357 Holywood Rd
- Diamond Dogs at 317 Woodstock Rd
- Wagz Dog Grooming at 480 Shore Rd
Ruff Cuts Dog Grooming ensures that your pet is groomed in a safe and friendly setting. They welcome dogs of all breeds and even have a dog grooming school.
Diamond Dogs does professional dog grooming services, including full grooming, maintenance, nails, and anal gland grooming.
Wagz offers quality grooming services for dogs and cats. They also sell pet supplies and can do rehabilitative services. Grooming is also available at Dogzone NI, Jollyes, and Breeny Boarding & Quarantine Kennels.
Pet Cafes In Belfast
At this time we are not aware of any pet cafes in Belfast. If you do know of one please tell us so we can add the info to this post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- AC Hotel at Donegall Quay Belfast Harbour
- 9 Kingscourt House at 9 Kingscourt Cl
- Hotel ETAP at 35 Dublin Rd
- Travelodge at 15 Brunswick St
Pet Boarding In Belfast
These Belfast pet boarding services should give them a good nights sleep:
- Cranmore Pet Hotel at 45 Tullyrusk Rd
- Dogzone NI at 250 Ballygowan Rd
- Breeny Boarding & Quarantine Kennels at 35 Lisnabreeny Rd
Best Veterinarians Near You
You can give them the best medical care possible by going to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Gortlands Veterinary Clinic at 162 Gilnahirk Rd
- Cedar Grove Veterinary Clinic at 132 Upper Knockbreda Rd
- Earlswood Veterinary at 193 Belmont Rd
- Belfast PDSA Pet Hospital at 490 Antrim Rd
- City Vets Kennedy Centre at #1 Kennedy Centre, Falls Rd
Parasite prevention, pet passports, emergency services, and insurance are all available at Gortlands Veterinary Clinic. Cedar Grove Veterinary Clinic offers medical care for exotic pets, dental services, fitness classes, dog socialization, and training tips.
Earlswood Veterinary Referrals is an RCVS-accredited small animal hospital with a long history of referrals and first opinions. In addition to first opinion care, the outstanding team of veterinary surgeons and licensed veterinary nurses provides referrals in Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Internal and Surgical Medicine, Cardiac disease, Physiotherapy or Rehab and Alternative Medicine.
The Belfast PDSA Pet Hospital provides free and low-cost veterinary care to sick and injured animals. Cats, dogs, rabbits, and other small pets are cared for by their veterinarians.
All animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, rats, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, can receive cheap veterinary care at City Vets Kennedy Centre. They offer dental care, flea treatment, microchipping, worming, and a whole lot more at reasonable pricing.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Some of you may also want to read our:
- Dublin Pets Near You Blog
- Glasgow Pets Near You Blog
- Birmingham Pets Near You Blog
- Edinburgh Pets Near You Blog
Have Fun With Your Pets In Belfast
After thinking about all of those pet stores, animal shelters, adoptions, dog parks, puppy trainers, bakeries, 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.
If you could let us know if you noticed anything incorrect or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips our future readers would really appreciate it. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Belfast pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.