Over the next few minutes the local Bloomington pet scene is going to be covered in full detail. We know you all won’t be here searching for the same information but there should be enough discussed to help you plan your next move no matter what that is.
We will start this one off the same way as we do all of our city guides and that is with the best Bloomington pet stores. Puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies may all be purchased at them so they will probably help the most of you out.
The best local animal shelters for dog and cat adoption will be up next. Following that we will get into dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in your area.
Pet grooming spas near you and dog or cat cafes around the city will garner our next sections. It would be silly to presume everyone reading this lives here so we’ll recommend some pet-friendly hotels too.
As things progress we will talk about the best pet boarding facilities in your area, and we are saving the somber topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services for the end. Make sure to look at the map towards the end so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are currently.
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Best Pet Stores In Bloomington
You may want to buy a new puppy or kitten or you might just need to get some new toys, food, or supplies and these best pet stores in Bloomington can handle most of your needs:
- Delilah’s Pet Shop at 2506 W 3rd St
- Petco at 2520 E 3rd St
- PetSmart at 240 N Gates Dr
- T&T Pet Food & Supply at 2375 S Walnut St
All kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other supplies can be purchased at any of those local pet stores. Delilah’s Pet Shop also offers professional grooming, an on-site vet tech animal nutritionist, and puppies and kitties for sale.
T&T Pet Food & Supply provides pet treats, bird feeders, wild bird seed, crates, kennels, supplements, and more. The Petsmart and Petco near you are big box retailers that should have all the supplies you need and should be able to provide basic grooming, boarding, and even some veterinary services.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Bloomington Animal Shelter at 3410 South Walnut Street is a good place for local pet adoptions plus they do animal control, a foster program, and can assist with lost and found pets.
On a sunny day these dog parks near you are where they can have a great time:
- Ferguson Dog Park
- Switchyard Park
- Karst Farm Park
To speed up their learning curve sign up for one of these puppy training services in your area:
- Mannered Mutts Training at 611 W 11th St #3
- Mad 4 My Dog at 4235 W, State Rd 46
- Applied Canine Behaviors at 1491 E Sample Rd
- ZTH Foundation Dog Training at 3101 E Anderson Rd
Mannered Mutts Training offers private classes, day school, boarding, and training programs. Mad 4 My Dog offers the local pet-loving community gold-standard dog training, grooming, pet-sitting, and a high-quality boutique.
The training facility at Applied Canine Behaviors has about 700 square feet of training space with 3/4″ thick mats and mirrors on three walls. ZTH Foundation Dog Training offers private and semi-private obedience, tracking, and CGC preparation sessions.
Studio K-9 from our next list recently added a local pet bakery to their shop that you might want to check out. You can also order special cookies and treats for your dog from Helen’s Hoosier Bakery who makes some things the humans reading this may like too.
Your dog or cat wants to look cute for their selfies too so take them to a local pet groomer from time to time:
- Fabulous Fur at 711 W 17th St
- D’s Doggie Do’s & Cats Too at 3935 W Roll Ave
- Pawsitive Grooming at 337 E Winslow Rd
- South Bark Salon at 3906 S Walnut St
- Doggie Styles at 1305 W Bloomfield Rd
- Studio K-9 at 899 S College Mall Rd
Fabulous Fur offers full grooming services for cats and dogs. D’s Doggie Do’s & Cats Too is a local grooming shop that does everything from clipping and filing nails to expressing anal glands, removing ear hair, swabbing out the wax, brushing, removing shedding hair, shaving, trimming, and bathing them with a variety of organic shampoos and conditioners.
Add-on services at Doggie Styles include specialized shampoos for skin disorders and mud baths to nourish the coat and skin. Studio K-9 is a luxury pet spa that also has a new bakery and boutique.
PetSmart, Petco, Mad 4 My Dog, and Applied Canine Behaviors also provide pet grooming in your area.
Pet Cafes In Bloomington
Please tell us about any pet cafes in your area in the comments so we can add them to this post.
Hotels That Allow Pets
If you are trying to find a pet friendly hotel we suggest:
- Courtyard by Marriott at 310 S College Ave
- Hyatt Place at 217 W Kirkwood Ave
- La Quinta Inn & Suites at 3380 W Runkle Way
Pet Boarding In Bloomington
These Bloomington pet boarding services should give them a comfortable rest:
- The Dog House at 1999 S Yost Ave
- Wayport Pet Resort at 3234 Woodyard Road
- Pawsitive Vibes Pet Sitting at 1521 Arbors Ln
- A Joyful Companion at 2960 S Walnut Street Pike #8404
Pool time, pet travel, bathing, doggie daycare, and cage free boarding are all available at The Dog House. A Joyful Companion provides cat and dog walking and pet sitting services.
Wayport Kennels offers daycare to long-term boarding for cats and dogs of various breeds and ages, and also provides pet cremation for those who have lost their cherished pets. While not exactly boarding some of you may be interested in the pet sitting and dog walking done by Level Pup.
PetSmart, Petco, Mannered Mutts Training, ZTH Foundation Dog Training, and Bloomington Veterinary Hospital also provide boarding for animals.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Make sure they get great medical care by taking them to one of the best local veterinarians in town:
- Bloomington Veterinary Hospital at 115 N Smith Rd
- College Mall Veterinary Hospital at 4517 E Morningside Dr
- Furry Friends Veterinary Hospital at 857 S Auto Mall Rd
- Arlington Heights Veterinary Hospital at 4515 W Arlington Rd
Those animal hospitals should all be able to provide standard veterinary care like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures. At Bloomington Veterinary Hospital they can care for many types of pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, and pocket pets plus they do boarding.
Furry Friends Veterinary Hospital also provides orthopedics, canine knee surgery, optho, physical therapy, chemotherapy, dentistry, diagnostic imaging, ultrasound, and digital x-rays. If you need 24/7 emergency veterinary service you can contact Arlington Heights Veterinary Hospital at 812-332-6955.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Allen Funeral Home at 4155 South Old State Road 37 can do private cremations, viewing cremations, individual cremations, and communal cremations. Wayport Kennels and Arlington Heights Veterinary Hospital also provide pet cremation and euthanasia.
Before we get you out of here we want to share some useful links like these for lost and found pets in your area, these for currently adoptable animals, and this one that breaks down the local pet licensing laws.
By the way we also have written blogs on:
- Pet Food, Toys, Grooming & More in Indianapolis
- Pet Food, Toys, Grooming & More in South Bend
- Pet Food, Toys, Grooming & More in Ann Arbor
- Pet Food, Toys, Grooming & More in Champaign-Urbana
Have Fun With Your Pets In Bloomington
After thinking about all of those local pet stores, animal shelters, adoptions, dog parks, puppy trainers, bakeries, groomers, cafes, hotels that allow pets, boarding facilities for dogs or cats, and even veterinarian or cremation services we hope you have a better understanding of the scene in your area.
We 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 in the comments. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Bloomington pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.