Today we will go over everything we know about pets in Buffalo in great depth for you. Our goal is to share anything you may need to know about the subject at hand in one place.
Even if we want to cover everything, there’s no better place to start than a list of the best Buffalo pet stores. They are probably the major reason you came to our blog, and they should be able to help you buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and other necessities.
Next you’ll learn about the best local animal shelters for people who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other animal. The following three sections will be about dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in your area.
Following that we will focus on local pet grooming spas and dog or cat cafes. Then we will mention some pet friendly hotels and overnight boarding facilities near you for the frequent travelers out there.
Our final two topics, veterinarians and pet cremation services, are unfortunate but do need to be mentioned. Don’t leave before you see our local pet map at the end either.
The last two, veterinarians and pet cremation services, are not the most upbeat but they still must be addressed. Also, don’t go until you’ve seen our local pet map at the conclusion.
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Best Pet Stores In Buffalo
When you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Buffalo are good places to go:
- Elmwood Pet Supplies at 706 Elmwood Ave
- Daisy’s Doghouse at 1448 Hertel Ave
- Buffalo Barkery at 47 Allen St
- Treats Unleashed at 910 Millersport Hwy
- Pet Supplies Plus at 2155 Delaware Ave
- PetSmart at 2101 Elmwood Ave
- Petco at 330 Orchard Park Rd
Elmwood Pet Supplies sells the finest in pet toys, pet supplies, beds, leashes, collars, quality food and everything you need to keep your furry friends happy and healthy. They have a self-service dog wash and local delivery is available with free shipping on all orders.
Daisy’s Doghouse sells natural dog and cat foods and treats in your area. All of the foods and treats they sell are created in the United States with high-quality ingredients, plus they also sell fashionable collars and one-of-a-kind toys.
Buffalo Barkery sells high-quality items for cats, dogs, and their owners. They offer healthful, handmade biscuits that are created by hand in small batches using human-grade ingredients and they have free shipping on orders over $50 throughout the United States.
Treats Unleashed provides a wide range of snacks manufactured from human-grade ingredients and that are free of chemical preservatives. They specialize in healthy dog and cat food, offering a wide range of raw, freeze-dried, dehydrated, canned, and kibble options.
Mystic Blue Aquarium sells both saltwater and freshwater aquariums and has roughly 3,000 gallons of saltwater tank space and 1,500 gallons of freshwater tank space Their main focus is to offer quality fish and corals, as well as all the products and instruction from their trained staff, to assure success.
Pet Supplies Plus sells natural and American-made pet supplies. They also provide live small pets, insects, and fish, as well as dog washing and grooming services and have free same-day delivery on orders of $35 or more.
PetSmart offers a wide range of pets, supplies, and food. They also provide dog grooming and training services.
Petco sells pet food as well as accessories such as toys, beds, and clothes. In addition, they provide full-service dog grooming, dog training, a vaccination clinic, an aquatics department, pet insurance, and emergency services.
Just so you know there are four PetSmart stores and three Petco stores near you.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
There will probably be plenty of dogs and pets for adoption at these local animal shelters:
- Buffalo Animal Shelter at 380 Oak St
- Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue at 2200 Military Rd, Tonawanda
The local Buffalo Animal Shelter offers many services to the community including caring for injured, abused, lost, and abandoned animals like dogs and cats by providing them with food, care, shelter, and comfort. They also loving and responsible homes for animals, reuniting families with lost pets, and keeping potentially dangerous animals off the streets.
Buffalo Pug and Small Breed Rescue accepts all canine and cat breeds from abusive situations, surrenders, breeders, and kill shelters. They specialize in pet rescue, surrender, and adoption.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- The Barkyard at LaSalle Park
- Lewiston Dog Park
- Ellicott Island Bark Park
- Knox Farm State Park
- Amherst Paw Park
- Buffalo Dog Park at LaSalle Park
- Wilkeson Pointe Park
- Black Rock Canal Park
These puppy trainers near you will have them following orders in no time:
- The Art of Dog
- River’s Edge Canine
- Colonial Dog Training
- Dog Days of Buffalo at 632 Amherst St
Private courses, behavior modification, and a board and train program are all available at The Art of Dog. River’s Edge Canine provides personalized lessons as well as board and train programs around Western New York.
Colonial Dog Training offers services such as in-home training for puppies, aggressive dogs, plus they do walking. Dog Days of Buffalo specializes in both personalized and group dog training.
They also have a first-rate cage-free dog daycare. Their puppy socialization classes are free plus they do expert grooming in addition to dog daycare.
PetSmart, Petco, and Jay’s Grooming also provide dog training and agility lessons.
Fetch! Dog Treats at 4545 Transit Road #332 is a great dog bakery that sells treats that are all-natural, preservative-free and produced with high-quality human-grade ingredients obtained from the United States.
Don’t forget about the homemade treats from Buffalo Barkery who we linked you to in the stores section either.
To get your dog or cat looking their best take them to one of these pet groomers:
- Darcy’s Grooming Service at 462 Niagara Falls Blvd
- Pretty Paws Grooming Salon at 427 Ideal St
- Bark Avenue Pet Salon at 561 Forest Ave
- Kennel Club Grooming at 12 Newfield St
- Jay’s Professional Pet Grooming & Training at 335 Richmond Ave
- The Groom Room Pet Spa at 285 Parkside Ave
- Park ‘N’ Bark at 309 Vulcan St
- Roaming Ruff Cuts
Darcy’s Grooming Service provides full grooming services, brushing and bathing, and flea and tick control in your area. They also offer ad hoc services such as ear plucking and cleaning, anal gland expression, and tooth brushing.
Bark Avenue Pet Salon specializes in modern grooming for both dogs and cats. The Groom Room Pet Spa offers high quality one on one grooming for all dog breeds in a friendly and welcoming environment making your pets feel loved and look great.
Mobile or on site grooming services are provided by Park ‘N’ Bark. Roaming Ruff Cuts is a full service mobile grooming service for dogs.
Additional options for animal grooming near you include Pet Supplies Plus, PetSmart, Petco, Dog Days of Buffalo, Creature Comforts Pet Resort, Debbie’s Doghouse & Pet Palace, and McClelland Small Animal Hospital.
Pet Cafes In Buffalo
These dog, cat, or other pet cafes in Buffalo are good places for them (or you) to make a new friend:
- Purrfect Cafe & Gallery at 1507 Hertel Ave
- Buckminster’s Cat Café at 577 Niagara St
Purrfect Cafe and Gallery is Buffalo’s first cat cafe, offering a unique and friendly atmosphere where guests may grab a drink and pet some cats in a calm and pleasant setting. Adoption is also possible with the cats who live there.
Buckminster’s Cat Cafe is a fresh, lively location on the west side for cat and coffee enthusiasts. They offer a one-of-a-kind, feline-centric environment for meeting and engaging with cats in need of forever homes.
Buckminster’s is separated into two areas: a cafe and a cat-interaction zone. If you visit the Cat Zone while the weather is beautiful, you will also have access to the one-of-a-kind Catio! The Catio is a safe outdoor place where our cats may enjoy some fresh air and sunshine in a secure atmosphere. Unless otherwise noted, all of the cats are available for adoption at Buckminster’s.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- La Quinta Inn & Suites Amherst at 145 Inn Keepers Ln
- Aloft Downtown at 500 Pearl St
- Residence Inn Downtown at 620 Delaware Ave
- Sheraton Niagara Falls at 300 3rd St
Pet Boarding In Buffalo
These Buffalo pet boarding facilities should get the job done:
- Creature Comforts Pet Resort at 205 Ensminger Rd
- A Joyful Dog at 1599 Kenmore Ave
- Debbie’s Doghouse & Pet Palace at 6677 Walmore Rd
- Golden Paws Pet Care Services at 1759 Sturgeon Point Rd #1759, Derby
Creature Comforts Pet Resort provides dog and cat boarding, cage-free apartments, grooming, obedience and conformation training, and dog daycare. They service all of Buffalo and Western New York from two sites. Angola is conveniently located in the Southtowns, just minutes from Hamburg, Orchard Park, Derby, Eden, Lake View, and Fredonia/Dunkirk. Their new Tonawanda location services the whole Northtowns, including Kenmore, Grand Island, Amherst, Williamsville, and Buffalo.
Overnight boarding, daycare, training, and bathing are all available at A Joyful Dog who provides group instruction as well as individualized instruction to address any behavioral concerns. Their doggie daycare provides your four-legged family member with the most thorough and rewarding experience available.
Debbie’s Doghouse & Pet Palace offers luxury dog and cat boarding as well as grooming.
Golden Paws Pet Care Services is a great daycare and overnight boarding center in Derby that has been a valuable member of the community for over a decade.
An additional option for overnight boarding that we have mentioned in another list is McClelland Small Animal Hospital.
Best Veterinarians Near You
You can give them the best medical care possible by going to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- West Side Pet Clinic at 1255 Niagara St
- Nickel City Animal Hospital at 473 Niagara St
- McClelland Small Animal Hospital at 455 Ellicott St
- Companion Care Animal Hospital at 2558 Niagara Falls Blvd
- City Creatures Animal Hospital at 2113 Delaware Ave
- Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center at 3930 N Buffalo St
West Side Pet Clinic offers emergency services as well as low-cost pet wellness care such as flea/tick/parasite prevention and treatment, as well as a leukemia tests and treatment.
Nickel City Animal Hospital has a specialized staff of four veterinarians that care for all types of animals from dogs and cats to more unusual pets such as birds, reptiles, rodents and other exotics, avian, and small mammals. They accept both emergency and non-emergency medical, surgical, and dental situations.
McClelland Small Animal Hospital offers dentistry, emergency and urgent pet treatment, grooming, and boarding. Companion Care Animal Hospital offers blood tests, fecal tests, comprehensive urinalysis, parasite screenings, vaccines, and dental care on a regular basis. North Tonawanda, Niagara Falls, and Grand Island are all served.
City Creatures Animal Hospital provides services such as dental, parasite management, euthanasia, and cremation.
Anyone that needs 24 hour veterinary care for sick or injured animals can contact the Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center by calling 716-662-6660.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Life always comes to an end and when it does you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
- DGS of Western New York at 906 Seneca St
- Pine Rest Pet Cemetery at 757 Seneca Creek Rd
- Lap of Love
Pet cremation services are available at DGS of Western New York. Pine Rest Pet Cemetery provides pet burial and cremation services, funeral services, grief and healing support, urns and memorials.
Lap of Love offers pet euthanasia in the comfort of your own home, as well as aftercare and cremation, veterinarian hospice, and teleadvice. Buffalo, the Southtowns, and the Northtowns are all served.
Anyone that is thinking about adopting a pet can click there to see which ones are currently available in your area. Here is a local Facebook group for lost and found animals, and this link might also be able to assist.
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Have Fun With Your Pets In Buffalo
Now that you have read about all of those local 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 you should be ready to make your next move.
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. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Buffalo pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.