This blog post will share everything we know about pets in Cleveland in full detail. Our goal is to cover the subject at hand as quickly as we can so you can get back on with your day.
There is no better place to begin than a list of the best Cleveland pet stores, even if we are trying to discuss it all. They are probably why the majority of you ended up on our site, and they should be able to help you buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and all the supplies you could ever need.
Once they are out of the way it will be time to learn about the best local animal shelters for people who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other animal. The following three sections are for dog lovers in your area as they will get into dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in the region.
Then we will pivot to pet grooming spas and dog or cat cafes. Pet friendly hotels near you and overnight boarding facilities will be up next for anyone who travels often.
Veterinarians and pet cremation services are not the happiest of subjects but at some point we all will probably need them. We should point out that both Akron and Youngstown have their own posts, so if you are searching for info about them click those links.
Best Pet Stores In Cleveland
If you are thinking about buying a new puppy or kitten or just want to get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Cleveland are excellent options:
- Pet-Tique at 10906 Clifton Blvd
- Pet’s General Store at 16821 Madison Ave
- Best In Pets at 233 N Abbe Rd
- Satoo Reptiles & Aquatics at 7503 Brookpark Rd, Parma
- Petco at 660 Chestnut Commons Dr, Elyria
- PetPeople by Hollywood Feed at 35901 Detroit Rd #111, Avon
At Pet-Tique they live to hunt down one-of-a-kind pet clothes, toys, treats, and presents for your dog, cat, or other animal all at affordable pricing. They have a wide selection of healthy and natural pet foods and treats that your dog and cat will beg for, as well as bowls and raised dinners, supplements, and grooming accessories that will keep them purring.
Pet’s General has been in business for over 30 years specializing in everything from dog and cat food and supplies, freshwater and saltwater fish food and supplies, small animal food and supplies, and much more.
Satoo Reptiles and Aquatics sells reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and aquatic animals in Parma as well as high quality supplies.
In addition to offering natural pet food, treats, and accessories PetPeople in Avon also provides a self service dog wash.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
One of these local animal shelters might just be where you find your best new friend:
- Cleveland Animal Protective League at 1729 Willey Ave
- Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter at 9500 Sweet Valley Dr
- Friendship Animal Protective League at 8303 Murray Ridge Rd
- Northeast Ohio SPCA Pet Shelter at 9555 Brookpark Rd, Parma
- Little Yorkie Rescue at 1308 Douglas Ct #3109, Lorain
- Friendship Animal Protective League at 8303 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria
- Euclid Animal Shelter at 25100 Lakeland Blvd, Euclid
- Viva Los Gatos Cat Rescue
The objective of the Cleveland Animal Protective League is to promote compassion and put a stop to animal suffering. They are an independent, nonprofit humane society based in the Tremont District that was founded in 1913. Fundraising, contributions, foundation and corporate sponsorship, and service fees all help to keep their animal shelter, services, and activities running.
The Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter serves as a temporary shelter for canines discovered on the streets by county dog wardens. Dogs are held for 72 hours while their owners look for them, and unclaimed canines may be eligible for adoption after the holding period.
Friendship APL was founded in 1957 as a private, independent, non-profit humane society. They own and run Lorain County’s largest animal shelter.
The Northeast Ohio SPCA in Parma is a non profit no kill organization dedicated to providing shelter for animals and preventing euthanasia by saving lives through adoption, instruction, spaying, neutering, and many more methods.
Small 501 C-3 Non-Profit Organization Little Yorkie Rescue in Lorain saves small breed dogs from shelters, rescues puppies from mills, and takes owner surrenders.
Viva Los Gatos Cat Rescue has a skilled team of enthusiastic cat lovers that are committed to saving and placing stray, abandoned, and neglected cats and kittens in new loving homes.
An hour at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Clark Field Dog Park
- Downtown Cleveland Dog Park
- South Euclid Dog Park
- Bow Wow Beach Dog Park
- Lakewood Dog Park
- Aukerman Park
- Canine Meadow Dog Park
- Park 4 Paws (Avon Lake Dog Park)
These puppy training services should speed up their learning curve:
- Lorenzo’s Dog Training Team at 4815 Orchard Rd
- Miracle K9 Training at 10237 Berea Rd #J
- Turning Point Dog Training at 3504 Stanford Ave
- Rogers K-9 Services at 1921 N Ridge Rd East, Lorain
- Heights Canine at 1495 Warrensville Center Rd, South Euclid
- AlphA & Omega Dog Training
- Through the Leash Dog Behavior & Training
- Align K9 Training
Lorenzo Miller, Master Trainer and Founder of Lorenzo’s Dog Training Team, has founded the Team Trainers Rescue Group as a non-profit organization in order to gather funds to make professional dog training affordable to persons with low resources.
Miracle K9 Training serves the greater metro area with the finest level of canine training and actual behavioral rehabilitation. They take pleasure in their ability to change your dog’s behavior and show you how to make the necessary adjustments to keep it stable in the long run. They provide the best standards of care in overnight boarding and daycare for all of their clients, ensuring that your dog’s manners do not fall by the wayside while you are at work or out of town.
All dogs are unique and so should their training approaches and plans according to Turning Point Dog Training. With classes ranging from one dog to ten there’s something for everyone.
Some of the structured daycare services offered for puppies in South Euclid of all sizes, ages, and breeds at Heights Canine include dog training, daycare, boarding, and grooming.
At AlphA and Omega Dog Training their effective approach starts with teaching you, the human, how to interact with your dog. They can start focusing on the dog’s training once they have you on the same page.
Group classes, private in home instruction, and behavioral training are all provided at Through the Leash.
Creating unique personalized training plans and raising well balanced dogs are the specialties of Align K9 Training plus they also help dog owners along the way by offering education and empowerment.
A treat from one of these dog bakeries will show them how much you care:
The priority at The Grateful Dog Bakery is to meet your pet’s nutritional needs by selling a wide range of natural and holistic foods, natural supplements, vitamins, tinctures, and other products for both cats and dogs. Their bakery offers all-natural, handcrafted dog treats and sweets.
Luca’s Barkery features a complete selection of healthy natural treats, food toys, and baked goods including custom dog cakes, cookies, ice cream, and pizzelles for all your cherished pets.
You can also try the in house bakery at Bevan’s in Elyria who we are just about to mention.
A trip to the local pet grooming salon will get your dog or cat looking their best:
- Platinum Pooch Grooming at 4196 Pearl Rd
- Waggs-N-Whiskers at 14303 Madison Ave
- Precious Pup at 1831 Grafton Rd, Elyria
- Style Mutt at 3525 Warren Rd
- Pretty Coat Junction at 15003 Madison Ave, Lakewood
- Pampered Pets at 5755 Ridge Rd, Parma
- Smitties Pampered Paws at 219 W 8th St, Lorain
- Bevan’s Pet Supply at 3134 N Ridge Rd East, Elyria
- Dog Daze Grooming Salon at 71 E 212th St, Euclid
- The Spotted Dog Pet Salon at 37140 Colorado Ave, Avon
For a decade Platinum Pooch Grooming has had the distinction of helping pet owners in your area with a trained and licensed groomer who has groomed a variety of dog breeds as well as cats. Their goald is to provide the greatest quality grooming services at a reasonable price, with special attention to the needs of each unique pet and pet owner.
A Waggs N’ Whiskers grooming experience includes many things depending on the type of pet, a bath, brush, nail clipping, ear cleaning, ear plucking, haircut, or de-shedding may be required. Grooming costs vary depending on the pet’s temperament, coat condition, and haircut.
Style Mutt is a store, daycare center, and grooming service for dogs. They sell American-made dog food, treats, toys, vitamins, collars, and clothing for your dog and you are also available. If you require daycare, they excel in providing lots of one-on-one attention and play time.
Bevan’s Pet Supply has been providing quality pet grooming services in Elyria for more than 20 years in addition to offering dog and cat foods and supplies as well as an in house dog bakery with Dunkin’ Doggies.
For more than 30 years Dog Daze has been specializing in grooming services like bathing, skin and hair, nails and ears, anal glands, and more.
Another good option for local pet grooming is Barklyn Heights who we mentioned earlier and they should be able to get you sorted out whether you have a quiet small dog or a big mean one.
Pet Cafes In Cleveland
affoGATO Cat Café at 761 Starkweather Avenue is a place where people can come to unwind, learn, or work. Bring a book to read or a camera to photograph the fun. With cats, everything is more enjoyable. Shelter cats can play, cuddle, and explore in a safe and enjoyable environment.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- Kimpton Schofield Hotel at 2000 E 9th St
- The Ritz-Carlton at 1515 W 3rd St
- Metropolitan at the 9 at 2017 E 9th St
- Days Inn by Wyndham at 12019 Lake Ave, Lakewood
- Sprucewood Inn at 912 Lorain Blvd, Elyria
Pet Boarding In Cleveland
These Cleveland pet boarding services should give them a good nights sleep:
- Barklyn Heights Dog Daycare & Boarding at 247 Old Brookpark Rd
- Inn The Doghouse at 1548 W 117th St
- Stay Dog Daycare & Boarding at 1265 W 65th St
- MetroBark at 3939 Payne Ave
- Poochie’s Resort & Spa at 6210 Broadview Rd, Parma
- The Canine Club at 41909 N Ridge Rd, Elyria
- Dogtropolis at 480 S Green Rd, South Euclid
- The Avon Pet Lodge at 1101 Jaycox Rd, Avon
Barklyn Heights Dog Daycare, Boarding & Grooming is Northeast Ohio’s newest dog daycare facility.
Inn The Doghouse is a great place for friendly city dogs and cats to hang out where their pack’s daycare offers socialization, activities, and a little education. Sleepovers are also offered, allowing your dog to exercise and play throughout the day while remaining safe at night.
Stay Dog Daycare and Boarding is able to accommodate your hectic schedule by offering drop-off, pick-up, and daycare services at any time of day or night.
Stay is an all-indoor facility with K9Grass, plenty of room to run about, and comfy boarding alternatives for your pets. Feeding, meals, prescription administration, and treats are all included in the entry plus they offer one-on-one play, cuddling time, outdoor walks and runs, brushing and bathing for dogs with special requirements.
MetroBark is Cleveland’s first indoor/outdoor dog daycare and a PCSA-certified dog care facility. Your dog can romp, run, and play in a cage-free, safe, clean, and healthy environment. All of their furry buddies are cared for, played with, and cleaned up after by their professional and loving team.
Grooming, boarding, daycare, and group play activities are among the services offered at The Avon Pet Lodge.
Miracle K9 Training who we previously linked you to is also a good option for boarding.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Your animals will get the best medical care they can if you take them to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Gateway Animal Clinic at 1819 Abbey Ave
- West Park Animal Hospital at 4117 Rocky River Dr
- Tremont Animal Clinic at 2885 W 25th St
- Roberts & Wendt Animal Hospital at 1458 W 117th St, Lakewood
- Bartels Busack Pet Hospital Resort & Spa at 6270 State Rd, Parma
- Lorain Animal Clinic at 4205 Oberlin Ave, Lorain
- Murray Ridge Animal Clinic at 7855 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria
- Animal Medical Center of Euclid at 24100 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid
- Avon Animal Hospital at 37160 Detroit Rd, Avon
Veterinary care for dogs and cats is provided at Gateway Animal Clinic. Their welcoming and modern hospital is home to excellent veterinarians and a large team of caring support personnel who are dedicated to their patients, clients, and community. Preventive care, internal medicine, surgery, and sick and injured animal care will all be available to your pet.
Whether you have cats or dogs in your house, West Park Animal Hospital invites you to come see why they are one of your areas top veterinarian choices. Their state-of-the-art facility is perfectly equipped to care for people at all stages of life and with a variety of health issues. Critical and emergency veterinary care is available 24/7 by visiting them or calling 216-452-0603.
Eye care, dental care, pain management, rehab, orthopedics, and more are available. Tremont Animal Clinic is a full-service animal hospital dedicated to the health and happiness of dogs and cats. They operate on an appointment basis and provide you and your pet with private assessment rooms.
Roberts and Wendt Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary facility in Lakewood focusing on preventive and wellness care including vaccination, pet dental care, surgery, advanced diagnostic procedures, and other veterinary services.
Top notch veterinary care services for dogs, cats, birds, non venomous reptiles, exotic animals, and pocket pets like hamsters, gerbils, mice and rats, guinea pigs, ferrets, and rabbits are offered at Animal Medical Center Of Euclid.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Private cremation services, memorial services, urns, and keepsakes are all available at All-County Pet Crematory at 4701 Hinckley Industrial Pkwy to help honor those who have passed away.
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Now that you have learned about all of those pet stores, animal shelters, local adoption centers, 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 have a lot more confidence 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 in the comments. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Cleveland pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.