We are all about to go on a quick deep dive into the local Cedar Rapids pet scene. There should be enough information shared throughout this post that just about any questions you might have will be covered.
The best Cedar Rapids pet stores will kick things off since you can usually buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and all kinds of supplies at them. The best animal shelters in your area for dog and cat adoption will be up next.
- 1 Best Pet Stores In Cedar Rapids
- 2 Animal Shelters & Adoption
- 3 Dog Parks
- 4 Puppy Training
- 5 Dog Bakeries
- 6 Pet Grooming
- 7 Pet Cafes In Cedar Rapids
- 8 Hotels That Allow Pets
- 9 Pet Boarding In Cedar Rapids
- 10 Best Veterinarians Near You
- 11 Pet Cremation & Euthanization
- 12 Have Fun With Your Pets In Cedar Rapids
Then we will move on to other topics like dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries around town. Pet grooming spas near you and dog or cat cafes will garner our next sections.
Pet friendly hotels will be discussed for any tourists that are reading too. As we progress we’ll 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.
Be sure to check out the local pet lovers map towards the conclusion so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are right now. The Midwest is a region we have written about numerous times on our site in the past if you are interested.
Best Pet Stores In Cedar Rapids
If you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just need to get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Cedar Rapids can handle most of your needs:
- Food 4 Paws at 4330 Czech Ln NE # A1
- Theisen’s at 1800 51st St NE
- Pet’s Playhouse at 151 Jacolyn Dr NW # A
- PetSmart at 3825 Westdale Pkwy SW
Many kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other items should be available at each of those local pet stores. Food 4 Paws is a one-of-a-kind store in your area that supports local adoptions and nutritional counseling and is passionate about the holistic and natural items they sell.
There are 2 PetSmarts in your area and you probably know that this big box retailer should sell just about all the food, toys, and supplies you need while also generally providing basic grooming, boarding, and even some standard veterinary procedures.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Head to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Cedar Valley Humane Society at 7411 Mt Vernon
- Last Hope Animal Rescue at 1823 16th Ave SW
- Dogs Forever at 809 Rockford Rd SW
- Saint Cat Rescue & Adoption Center at 1200 16th Ave SW
Through education, adoption services, and encouraging compassion for all living things the Cedar Valley Humane Society is dedicated to creating healthy connections between people and animals as well as preventing cruelty, abuse, and overpopulation.
Last Hope Animal Rescue saves as many homeless, abused, abandoned, difficult-to-place, and neglected animals as possible before helping them find loving, forever homes where they will be treasured.
Dogs Forever is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing homeless, abandoned, and neglected dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages with a focus on those considered hard-to-place. SAINT, Saving Animals In Need Today, was founded in 2000 by its founder who began rescuing and adopting out cats and kittens while privately covering all veterinary and medical costs.
An hour at the local dog park at Cherokee Park will make them as happy as anything.
Get your little buddy on the same page as you by getting him lessons with one of these puppy trainers:
- Rogue Canine at 143 Brighton Cir SW
- A Better Dog 4U at 1925 Wilson Ave SW
- Pawsitive Paws Academy at 137 30th St Dr SE
- 4 R K9’s Dog Training Club at 910 2nd Ave SW
Animal Behavior College has certified Rogue Canine as a dog trainer since 2008. To help you better understand your dog A Better Dog 4U provides dog training, behavior modification, and training insights.
For over 12 years Pawsitive Paws Academy has provided pet services including training, daycare, boarding, and grooming. Fun matches, demonstrations, seminars, and agility trials are all offered by 4 R K9’s Dog Training Club.
We are not aware of any local dog or pet bakeries at this time, if you do know of any please mention them in the comments, thanks.
Make sure your dog or cat is ready for their next selfie by taking them to a qualified pet groomer:
- My Clean Dog at 2030 6th St SW
- CR Grooming at 1823 16th Ave SW
- La Bella Pet Spa at 3800 Wilson Ave SW
- Gwen’s Pet Grooming at 3952 Center Point Rd NE
My Clean Dog and CR Grooming offer premium full-service grooming options for dogs and cats of all breeds and sizes. At La Bella they offer dog grooming and style clippings.
At Gwen’s Pet Grooming you can expect to get quality grooming with reasonable prices. PetSmart and Pawsitive Paws Academy also provide pet grooming in your area.
Pet Cafes In Cedar Rapids
If you know of any pet cafes around town tell us in the comments so we can add that info to our post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For pet friendly hotels in your area try:
- Residence Inn at 730 33rd Ave SW
- Best Western Plus at 90 Twixt Town Rd
- Country Inn & Suites at 9100 Atlantic Dr SW
Pet Boarding In Cedar Rapids
These Cedar Rapids pet boarding services should give them a comfortable nights rest:
- Dog Paws Boarding Resort at 6271 Edgewood Rd SW
- Hilltop Kennels at 1403 Wilson Ave SW
- Canine Corner & Cats Too at 1201 8th St NW
- Tails A Wagg’n Pet Resort & Day Care at 210 41st Ave Dr SW
Overnight boarding for cats and dogs as well as daycare are available at Dog Paws Boarding Resort. Hilltop Kennels is one of the finest pet boarding facilities in your area providing a private indoor and outdoor run for each dog and separate boarding area for cats.
Canine Corner has many years of behavioral pet experience and offers exceptional customer service plus fun and stimulating activity in a structured environment. Tails A Wagg’n Pet Resort & Day Care is a unique boarding facility that offers your pet a home like atmosphere.
PetSmart also provides pet boarding.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Make sure that they get the best medical care possible by taking them to one of the best local veterinarians in town:
- Frey Pet Hospital at 2300 16th Ave SW
- Animal Care Hospital at 1146 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
- VCA Edgewood Animal Hospital at 3434 Midway Dr NW
- BluePearl Pet Hospital at 755 Capital Dr SW
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 should be available at any of those veterinarians in your area.
Frey Pet Hospital also provides pet dental cleanings and treatment to avoid serious dental diseases. If you need 24/7 emergency veterinary service you can contact BluePearl Pet Hospital at 319-841-5161.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Companions For Life at 4200 1st Avenue North East #3145 provides dedicated space at each of their facilities to meet the needs of the deceased pet and their grieving family including private viewing rooms and the ability to witness the cremation.
Before you leave we should share a few useful links like these local lost and found pet pages, these for currently adoptable animals, and this one that breaks down the pet licensing laws in town.
Some of you may also want to check out our blogs about:
- Dogs, Cats, & Other Animals in Iowa City
- Dogs, Cats, & Other Animals in Des Moines
- Dogs, Cats, & Other Animals in Waterloo & Cedar Falls
- Dogs, Cats, & Other Animals in Chicago
Have Fun With Your Pets In Cedar Rapids
After reading 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 what is available around town.
Our future 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 in the comments. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Cedar Rapids pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.