Thanks for joining us for this discussion about pets in Birmingham, Alabama. Many of you probably already have furry friends of your own, others might be trying to find one, and either way there should be plenty of information here to help you plan how to proceed.
We will get the ball rolling with the best Birmingham pet stores. Since they are a good place to buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies so there is a good chance they are the reason most of you visited our page.
The top animal shelters in your area for dog or cat adoption will follow them up. Dog parks, puppy trainers near you, and dog bakeries will be the new few topics we cover.
Then we will get into grooming and dog or cat cafes around town. Traveling is more popular than ever these days so we will mention some good hotels that allow pets in your area.
As things progress we will also mention the best places for pet boarding near you. And we will finish it all off with unfortunate topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services.
You can even expect to find a local animal lovers map to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area. You may also want to look through some of our other guides for more cities around the Southeast.
Best Pet Stores In Birmingham
When you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Birmingham are good places to go:
- Sheppard’s Pet Supply at 4410-A 4th Ave S
- The Whole Dog Market at 2937 18th St S
- Ed’s Pet World at 2730 18th St S
- PetSmart at 5890 Trussville Crossings Pkwy
- Petco at 5451 Patrick Way
- Hollywood Feed at 230 Doug Baker Blvd
Sheppard’s Pet Supply sells collars, leashes, bathing materials, and treats in addition to offering the best food for your pets. The Whole Dog Market has the healthiest foods and treats, as well as the greatest supplies for your dog’s or cat’s overall well-being. They try to deliver the lowest possible prices on their vendors’ products, in addition to giving the greatest quality and best assortment of holistic raw, freeze-dried, and conventional meals. They also have self-washing stations at the store.
Ed’s Pet World offers a wide variety of exotic pets and colorful fish for both salt and fresh water aquariums. They also feature a large selection of habitats, bedding, pet food, pet accessories, training tools, aquaria, and all of the necessary equipment to maintain a healthy aquarium. PetSmart has a variety of pets, supplies, and food in Birmingham, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, Mountain Brook, and Hoover. Dog grooming, dog training, and veterinary care are also available.
Petco sells pet food and products including toys, beds, and clothing. They also offer dog grooming, training, and host adoption events. If you purchase before 2 p.m., you can get free same-day delivery on orders of $35 or more.
The local Hollywood Feed is a natural and holistic pet specialty retail store. They sell high-quality dog and cat foods, as well as treats, toys, and beds made in the United States. They provide free shipping on orders of $49 or more.
There are two PetSmart stores and three Petco stores near you.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Try going to one of these local animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
Pet adoption, lost and found pets, animal control, and reporting animal cruelty are all services provided by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. The purpose of Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue is to rescue abandoned, stray, or injured cats and kittens.
They provide thorough vetting for the cats in a safe and caring environment. Their kitties are looking for new homes and are available for adoption.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Cahaba Beach Dog Park in Trussville
- Remy’s Dog Park at Red Mountain Park
- Rhodes Park in Southside
- Loch Haven Dog Park
- Fultondale Bark Park
- Roverchase Indoor Dog Park
- Beneful Dream Dog Park
- Hoover Dog Park
These puppy training services should speed up their learning curve:
Board and train, private obedience instruction, and daycare or overnight boarding are all available at The Barking Zone. Wags ‘n Whiskers is a full-service training and pet-care facility near you that provides a resort-style experience characterized by compassionate care, positive reinforcement, and unmatched comforts for furry friends.
Training, boarding, grooming, daycare, bathing, access to an on-call veterinarian, and our convenient pet taxi are just a few of their pet care offerings. Other places to get a dog or puppy trained we have mentioned in this post include Petsmart, Petco, and Dog Days.
Blind Dog Biscuit Company only sells treats and pupcakes made with all natural, organic materials, that contain no artificial ingredients or preservatives. For orders over $50, they provide free shipping.
To get your dog or cat looking their best take them to one of these pet groomers:
- Baths Barks & Bubbles Pet Spa at 2420 4th Ave S
- My Spoiled Pet Resort & Spa at 4752 Highway 280
- Generation Dog’s Rub-a-Dub-Dog Bathhouse & Spa at 1722 28th Ave
Bubbles, Barks, and Baths Pet Spa offers grooming, daycare, and boarding services for pets. Pet grooming, daycare, and boarding are all available at My Spoiled Pet Resort & Spa.
Dog grooming services are available at Generation Dog’s Rub-a-Dub-Dog Bathhouse and Spa. You can also get grooming provided at Petsmart, Petco, Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic, The Pawms Pet Resort, We Talk Dog, Dog Days, and Wags ‘n Whiskers.
Pet Cafes In Birmingham
Gatos and Beans, located at 4348 3rd Court South, is Alabama’s first cat cafe. There are adoptable cats there, as well as calming cat yoga lessons.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- Drury Inn & Suites at 3510 Grandview Pkwy
- Residence Inn Downtown at UAB at 821 20th St S
- Homewood Suites at 215 Inverness Center Dr
- Motel 6 at 151 Vulcan Rd
- Days Inn at 905 11th Ct W
Pet Boarding In Birmingham
These Birmingham pet boarding services should give them a good nights sleep:
- The Pawms Pet Resort at 3626 5th Ave S
- We Talk Dog at 1555 Cooper Hill Rd
- Dog Days of Birmingham at 112 18th St N
We Talk Dog provides dog boarding and daycare. The Pawms Pet Resort provides cat and dog boarding, daycare, grooming services, and dog training. They also provide grooming and training services for dogs.
Dog Days of Birmingham provides dog boarding, grooming, and spa services, as well as dog training. Collars, leashes, grooming products, and treats are now available for purchase in their retail store.
The Barking Zone, Wags ‘n Whiskers, We Talk Dog, Baths Barks & Bubbles Pet Spa, My Spoiled Pet Resort & Spa, and Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic are more options for local pet boarding.
Best Veterinarians Near You
You can give them the best medical care possible by going to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Riverview Animal Clinic at 4640 US-280
- Avondale Animal Hospital at 3624 5th Ave S
- Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic at 2209 Cahaba Valley Dr
- Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham at 146 Resource Center Pkwy
Riverview Animal Clinic is a full-service veterinary hospital that cares for dogs, cats, small pets, birds, reptiles, and exotic animals. They offer emergency and urgent care, as well as exotic care, dental care, cancer therapy, and other services.
Parasite prevention and control, pet allergies and dermatitis, dental care, and pet emergency services are all available at Avondale Animal Hospital. Emergency care, parasite management, dental care, boarding, grooming services, and pet euthanasia are all available at Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic.
Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham provides emergency and urgent care for pets 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Private or communal pet cremation and private property burial are provided by Family Pet Cremation and Burial Services. Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic also does euthanasia on animals.
You can see a list of current adoptable local pets near you at that link, and this one is for cats only. Here are a couple of links for anyone that finds themselves in a situation involving a lost or found animal in the area.
Click these links to check out our:
- Huntsville Local Pet Owner Guide
- Atlanta Local Pet Owner Guide
- Nashville Local Pet Owner Guide
- New Orleans Local Pet Owner Guide
Have Fun With Your Pets In Birmingham
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 we hope you have a better understanding of the scene.
We are sure that our readers would really appreciate it if you could let us know if you noticed anything incorrect, or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Birmingham, Alabama pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.