We hope you are ready to go on a deep dive into the local Champaign-Urbana pet scene right now. You all probably 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 Champaign-Urbana pet stores. Puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies may all be purchased at them so they will probably help the most of you out.
- 1 Best Pet Stores In Champaign-Urbana
- 2 Animal Shelters & Adoption
- 3 Dog Parks
- 4 Puppy Training
- 5 Dog Bakeries
- 6 Pet Grooming
- 7 Pet Cafes In Champaign-Urbana
- 8 Hotels That Allow Pets
- 9 Pet Boarding In Champaign-Urbana
- 10 Best Veterinarians Near You
- 11 Pet Cremation & Euthanization
- 12 Have Fun With Your Pets In Champaign-Urbana
The best local animal shelters for dog and cat adoption will follow them up. Up next we will pivot to 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. We can’t presume everyone reading this lives here so we’ll recommend some pet-friendly hotels 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. Make sure to look at the map towards the end so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are right now.
If you’re interested in learning more about the Midwest that link will take you to all of our other posts on the region.
Best Pet Stores In Champaign-Urbana
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 Champaign-Urbana can handle most of your needs:
- Sailfin Pet Shop at 720 S Neil St #2
- PetSmart at 2017 N Prospect Ave
- Pet Supplies Plus at 2821 W Kirby Ave
Each of those local pet stores will be a good place to buy all kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other supplies. Sailfin sells small mammals, birds, reptiles and aquatics pets.
Pet Supplies Plus provides birds, cats, dogs, fishes, small pets, reptiles, amphibians and also offers dog grooming, a self serve dog wash, pet pharmacy, and VIP pet care. The Petsmart near you is a big box retailer 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
Think about visiting one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Champaign County Humane Society at 1911 E Main St
- CATsNAP at 1713 S State St
- Prairieland Spay Neuter Program at 2173 County Rd 750 E
Champaign County Humane Society has adoption programs, behavior and training classes, humane education, surrender assistance, and pet pals. CATsNAP adopts out cats and occasional dogs and provides educational materials to promote successful pet ownership.
On a sunny day these dog parks near you are where they can have a great time:
- Champaign Bark District
- Robert C. Porter Family Park
- Urbana Dog Park
To speed up their learning curve sign up for one of these puppy training services in your area:
- Jodie Vee’s at 2703 Clark Rd
- Pampered Pet Grooming & Dog Training at 31 E Kenyon Rd
- Dog Training Club of Champaign-Urbana at 2210 E Ford Harris Rd
- Pupcakes Training at 1208 E Ford Harris Rd
Jodie Vee’s offers dog training classes in a fun setting to help you learn to understand your relationship with your pet. Dog Training Club of Champaign-Urbana offers group classes in a wide variety of dog sports such as obedience, rally, agility, tracking, and scent work.
Pupcakes Training has been teaching obedience, agility, canine good citizen prep, therapy dog, and providing private lessons since 2006. Champaign County Humane Society and The Dog Den also offer pet training in your area.
Pura Vida Pets at 1013 West Hill Street makes safe, natural, environmentally friendly pet treats and toys and also provides dog walking and cat sitting services. The fresh baked treats can be delivered for free in Champaign, Urbana and Savoy plus you can find them around town at a variety of markets and bakeries.
Get your dog or cat looking their best by taking them to a local pet groomer:
- Angel Paws Pet Sitting & Grooming at 900 S Mattis Ave D
- A.L.S Dog Grooming at 1900 Diana Ave
- Grooming By Jessica at 902 N Country Fair Dr
Angel Paws has been providing daytime or overnight quality care for your beloved pets while you are away since 2000 in addition to making them look fantastic. Grooming By Jessica provides full grooming and special services including temporary colored chalk for ears or tails, painted nails, and neck ties.
PetSmart, Pet Suplies Plus, and The Dog Den also provide grooming near you.
Pet Cafes In Champaign-Urbana
We don’t know of any pet cafes in your area, if you do please mention them in the comments at the end of the post thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Those who need a hotel that allows pets can try:
- Best Western Plus Inn at 516 W Marketview
- Dr Hyatt Place at 217 N Neil St
- Home2 Suites at 2013 S Neil St
Pet Boarding In Champaign-Urbana
These Champaign-Urbana pet boarding services should give them a comfortable rest:
- The Dog Den at 31 E Kenyon Rd
- Dog House on the Prairie at 1211 N Staley Rd
The Dog Den provides boarding, daycare, training, grooming, pet house sitting, and walking for dogs.
Best Veterinarians Near You
For great medical care take them to one of the best local veterinarians in town:
- Animal Hospital at the Crossing at 3001 Village Office Pl
- Country View Veterinary Clinic at 2619 W Springfield Ave
- Meadows Animal Hospital at 2610 W Bloomington Rd
- Cat Clinic of Central Illinois at 2917 W Springfield Ave
Each of those animal hospitals in your area should 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.
Animal Hospital at the Crossing provides diagnostics, internal medicine, dental care, laser therapy, and house calls for dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, and other exotic pets. If you need 24/7 emergency veterinary service you can contact Country View Veterinary Clinic at 217-333-5300 or Meadows Animal Hospital at 217-352-1446.
Cat Clinic of Central Illinois provides immunizations, isolation rooms, a pharmacy, euthanasia, crematory services, convenient drop off services, grooming, microchip implantation, limited chemotherapy, and more.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Paws & Remember at 1901 West Springer Drive offers memorialization for all kinds of pets and also helps service providers like veterinary clinics, funeral homes, and other pet service businesses aid their families during this difficult time. Cat Clinic of Central Illinois also provides pet cremations.
Before we get you out of here we want to share some useful links like this one for lost and found pets in your area, this one for currently adoptable animals, and lastly one that breaks down the local pet licensing laws.
We have also written these:
- Blogs For Dog & Cat Lovers in Chicago
- Blogs For Dog & Cat Lovers in Springfield, IL
- Blogs For Dog & Cat Lovers in St Louis
- Blogs For Dog & Cat Lovers in Columbia, MO
Have Fun With Your Pets In Champaign-Urbana
All of those pet stores, local 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 in your area are ready whenever you are.
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 Champaign-Urbana pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.