Cedar Rapids Pet Stores, Shelters, Dog Parks & More

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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.

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:

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:

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.

Dog Parks

An hour at the local dog park at Cherokee Park will make them as happy as anything.

Puppy Training

Get your little buddy on the same page as you by getting him lessons with one of these puppy trainers:

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.

Dog Bakeries

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.

Pet Grooming

Make sure your dog or cat is ready for their next selfie by taking them to a qualified pet groomer:

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

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For pet friendly hotels in your area try:

Pet Boarding In Cedar Rapids

These Cedar Rapids pet boarding services should give them a comfortable nights rest:

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:

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:

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.

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