This blog post will share everything we know about pets in Detroit in full detail and we can’t think of a better place to begin than listing the best pet stores near you even if we are trying to cover it all.
They should be good places to buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, treats, and all the supplies you could ever need. Once they are out of the way it will be time to learn about the best animal shelters for people who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other animal.
The following three sections are for dog lovers as they will get into dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in your area. Then we will pivot to Detroit pet grooming spas and dog or cat cafes in town.
Pet friendly hotels 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, and we would recommend that you stick around for our local pet business map at the conclusion.
And anyone who is interested is welcome to look through more of our posts on cities around the Midwest at that link.
Best Pet Stores In Detroit
The best Detroit pet stores are where to go if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or any kind of supplies:
- Detroit K-9 Pet Supplies at 14114 E Warren Ave
- M & M Pet Supplies at 15625 E Warren Ave
- Petco at 2005 Eight Mile Rd W
- Lou’s Pet Shop at 20779 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods
- Greenwood Pets & Plants at 13983 E 9 Mile Rd, Warren
- Quick-Tag at 29505 Mound Rd, Warren
- Magoo’s Pet Outlet at 37900 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights
- Fantastic Fins at 38131 Ann Arbor Rd, Livonia
- Chap’s Feed Store at 29216 Five Mile Rd, Livonia
- The Family Puppy at 528 W 14 Mile Rd, Troy
- EarthWise Pet Supply & Grooming at 2207-A S Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Hills
- Celebrity Pets Co at 124 N Center St, Northville
- Novi Pet Expo at 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi
Foods, supplies, and accessories for dogs, cats, birds, and other pets are sold at Detroit K-9 Pet Supplies who also has a self-serve dog wash station.
M & M Pet Supplies sells more than 20 different types of dog and cat food as well as bird food, fish food, and dog treats. Toys, leashes, collars, chains, doghouses made locally, aquatic accessories, house plants, feeder fish, mice, rats, crickets, and worms are all available too.
Expect to find a large selection of pet meals and supplies at the Petco in your area which also does grooming, dog training, a vaccination clinic, an aquatic section, and other services.
Lou’s Pet Shop in Grosse Pointe Woods sells one-of-a-kind high-quality animals and a wide range of specialty items at a fantastic price.
Small animals, pet supplies, and plants are sold at Greenwood Pets & Plants in Warren.
Magoo’s Pet Outlet in Sterling Heights carries a wide variety of products and accessories for dogs, cats, reptiles, tropical fishes, and small animals.
Fantastic Fins is dedicated to supplying locally raised, healthy, exotic, and rare fish as well as aquarium essentials plus they have a diverse assortment of Hypancistrus.
A wide variety of high quality prepackaged treats for dogs, cats, chickens, and wild animals are sold at Chap’s Feed Store in Livonia.
EarthWise in Bloomfield sells natural pet foods, raw meals, snacks, toys, litters, leashes, and collars and even offers rescue events, self dog washing stations, and grooming.
Just so you know there are 1 Petco and 2 PetSmart locations near you if you prefer the big box retailers.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Try going to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Michigan Humane Society at 7887 Chrysler Dr
- All About Animals Rescue at 23451 Pinewood St
- Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit at 16121 Reckinger Rd, Dearborn
- I Heart Dogs Rescue & Animal Haven at 22415 Groesbeck Hwy, Warren
- Pet Adoption Alternative of Warren at 28400 Dequindre Rd, Warren
- Cat Tail Kitties Rescue at 13701 Lakeside Cir, Sterling Heights
Michigan Humane Society is the state’s oldest and biggest animal welfare organization and is dedicated to improving and saving lives for animals through compassionate care, community engagement, and advocacy. Pet adoption, lost and found pets, surrendering animals, and other services are provided by the Michigan Humane Society.
All About Animals Rescue is Michigan’s largest high-quality, high-volume, low-cost to no-cost spay/neuter, non-profit animal welfare organization with clinics in Detroit, Warren, Flint, and Auburn Hills. They are dedicated to preventing pet homelessness, suffering, and avoidable euthanasia through adoption.
Friends of Animals is another great option for animal adoption in your area.
I Heart Dogs rescues, rehabilitates, rehomes, and is an all around safe haven for homeless dogs and survivors of domestic violence.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Midtown Detroit Dog Park
- Grand Circus Park Dog Park
- Balduck Park
- Lyon Oaks Dog Park
- Maloof Statler Dog Park
- Orion Oaks Dog Park
- Dearborn Dog Park
- Anne Fracassa Memorial Dog Park
- Burdi Park in Warren
- Livonia Dog Park in Livonia
- Daisy Knight Dog Park in Troy
These puppy training services in your area should speed up their learning curve:
- K9 Turbo Training at 160 Vester Ave, Ferndale
- Dan Morris Dog Training at 27478 Plymouth Rd, Livonia
- Animal Learning Systems at 18540 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe
- My Sidekick Dog Training
Group courses, in-home training, private training, and boarding options are all available through K9 Turbo Training in Ferndale.
On and off leash training, problem solving, private instruction, and evening lessons for owners and their canine companions in Livonia can be taken with Dan Morris.
Animal Learning Systems in Grosse Pointe offers behavior therapy and off leash companion dog training programs as well as boarding and grooming services.
My Sidekick Dog Training provides a board and train program, virtual training, and day training.
Petco and Canine To Five also have instructors for local puppy training.
Bow Wow Baketique at 20207 Mack Avenue makes fresh-baked, all-natural, nutritious bakery-style pet treats in Detroit. Pet accessories, toys, collars, leashes, clothing, and other items are also available.
A trip to the local pet grooming salon should have them looking cuter than ever:
- Chets Dog Grooming & Boarding at 14900 Southfield Rd
- Boopers Dog & Suds at 10620 Morang Ave
- Scrubbers at 2713 W Webster Rd
- Shear Delight Pet Salon at 3850 Twelve Mile Rd, Warren
- Paisley Park Pet Parlour at 1850 Grindley Park St, Dearborn
- Canine Divine Professional Dog Grooming at 44628 Mound Rd, Sterling Heights
- Good Groomer at 36147 Plymouth Rd, Livonia
- Dee’s Pet Grooming at 53 E Maple Rd, Troy
- The Village Groom Room at 16894 Kercheval Pl, Grosse Pointe
- Somerset Dog Grooming at 43193 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield
- Animal Haus at 547 W Seven Mile Rd, Northville
- Peace Love & Pups Grooming at 22216 Novi Rd, Novi
Dog grooming, breeding, boarding, rescues, birthday parties, and dog treats are all available at Chets Dog Grooming & Boarding.
Boopers Dog & Suds provides expert grooming for dogs and cats of various breeds in addition to pet sitting and boarding services in your area.
Scrubbers offers comprehensive grooming services for cats and dogs as well as self-serve washing, flea and skunk treatment, and more.
Shear Delight is a full service dog and cat grooming salon in Warren selling pet supplies and many more items.
Nail polishing, clipping, complete haircuts, ear cleaning, tooth brushing, and anal gland expression are some of the services offered at Paisley Park Pet Parlour.
Canine Divine’s professional dog grooming services in Sterling Heights include de shedding, pawdecure, feet face and fanny, bath, and blow dry.
Additional options for grooming near you that we have linked to in other lists on the page include Petco, Canine To Five, Puppy Love Dog Socializing Center & Spa, Patterson Dog and Cat Hospital, Animal Learning Systems, North Suburban Veterinary Hospital, EarthWise, Hounds Town Metro, 4 Paws Community Center, Paw Print Inn, and Parkview Animal Hospital.
Pet Cafes In Detroit
Catfe Lounge at 686 Livernois is a cat-only café not a dog or other pet café and it is Michigan’s first permanent cat café while all of the animals under their care are available for adoption.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- Foundation Hotel at 250 W Larned St
- Aloft at The David Whitney at One Park Ave
- Trumbull & Porter Hotel Downtown at 1331 Trumbull St
- Rivertown Inn & Suites at 1316 E Jefferson Ave
- Sonesta ES Suites at 30120 N Civic Center Dr, Warren
- The Henry, Autograph Collection at 300 Town Center Dr, Dearborn
- Drury Inn & Suites at 575 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy
- DoubleTree at 42100 Crescent Blvd, Novi
- Sheraton at 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi
Pet Boarding In Detroit
These Detroit pet boarding facilities will give them a quality stay while you are out of town:
- Canine To Five at 3443 Cass Ave
- Puppy Love Dog Socialization Center & Spa at 2221 Hilton Rd, Ferndale
- 4 Seasons Pet Resort at 12615 Stark Rd, Livonia
- Hounds Town at 1135 Rochester Rd, Troy
- 4 Paws Community Center at 2244 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Hills
- Paw Print Inn Pet Resort & Spa at 41249 Vincenti Ct, Novi
Dog boarding, daycare, and grooming are all available at Canine To Five whose facilities have personalized playrooms tailored to your dog’s age, size, and personality ensuring that their days are both enjoyable and stress-free.
Puppy Love Dog Socializing Center & Spa offers a variety of accommodations including a basic kennel, a luxury cabin, and an extended suite with access to another kennel, as well as dog daycare and socialization. They also provide a wide range of customized treatments ranging from self-service bathing to basic grooming to advanced treatments for the most demanding pets plus they have a store with food, treats, vitamins, specialty canine shampoos and conditioners, collars and leashes, brushes, accessories, and everything else you can think of.
You can take your furry friends to 4 Seasons Pet Resort where boarding and luxury daycare services in Livonia take place.
Hounds Town specializes in fully interactive doggie daycare, overnight boarding, and grooming.
4 Paws Community Center is a luxury pet resort, daycare, grooming, and training facility in Bloomfield dedicated to providing dogs and cats with premium care possible. Their contemporary facility features luxurious accommodations, expansive indoor and outdoor play areas, and webcams for monitoring.
Dog and cat boarding, day care, grooming, and obedience training in Novi are available at Paw Print Inn.
You can also find local pet boarding at K9 Turbo Training, Chets Dog Grooming & Boarding, Boopers Dog & Suds, K9 Turbo Training, Animal Learning System, and My Sidekick Dog Training.
Best Veterinarians Near You
You can give them the best medical care possible by going to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Jefferson Veterinary Center at 11300 E Jefferson Ave
- Patterson Dog & Cat Hospital at 3800 Grand River Ave
- Michigan Humane Veterinary Center at 7887 Chrysler Dr #200
- Saint Julians Cat Care at 25049 W Warren St, Dearborn Heights
- Parkview Animal Hospital at 1972 E Eleven Mile Rd, Warren
- Eastside Veterinary Hospital at 23625 Van Dyke Ave, Warren
- North Suburban Veterinary Hospital at 4105 14 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights
- Unleashed Pet Care at 9300 Middlebelt Rd, Livonia
- Maple Veterinary Hospital at 2981 Iowa Dr, Troy
- Ross Hospital for Animals at 880 W Long Lake Rd, Bloomfield Township
- Breckenridge Veterinary at 21524 Novi Rd, Novi
All of the above should be able to handle standard veterinary care for animals in Detroit like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures.
Anyone that needs 24 hour emergency veterinary care for sick or injured animals in your area can call Blue Pearl Pet Hospital at 248-354-6640.
Dentistry, dry and electro acupuncture, and other veterinary treatments like regular wellness and surgery are all available at Jefferson Veterinary Center.
Dental treatment, grooming, and pet wellbeing are all done at Patterson Dog and Cat Hospital.
Dental treatment and other veterinarian treatments take place at Michigan Humane Veterinary Center.
Saint Julians Cat Care in Dearborn Heights specializes on cat-only veterinarian treatments.
Emergency treatments, parasite management for fleas, ticks, and heartworms, dental work, grooming, pet euthanasia and cremation are all available at Parkview Animal Hospital in Warren.
Eastside Veterinary Hospital can handle surgical, dentistry, vaccination, x ray, and declawing services for local cats and dogs up to 30 pounds.
A complete spectrum of veterinary services including comprehensive medical treatment, extensive surgical and dental procedures, in house laboratory, and professional dog and cat grooming are offered at North Suburban Veterinary Hospital in Sterling Heights.
Maple is a full service veterinary facility in Troy providing high quality medical, dental, and surgical care.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
In Detroit pet euthanasia, cremation, funeral services, and memorials are all available via Pet Passages Cremation Service at 31039 Schoolcraft.
Pet euthanasia and cremation are also done at Parkview Animal Hospital and probably most of the vets in your area.
Here is a good link to assist with local lost or found pet situations, and these might be able to help also. If you would like to see a bunch of currently adoptable pets near you check out that link or this one. Plus you can license a dog online there.
We have also written:
- A Grand Rapids Animal Lovers Guide
- A Cleveland Animal Lovers Guide
- A Chicago Animal Lovers Guide
- A Indianapolis Animal Lovers Guide
Have Fun With Your Pets In Detroit
Now that you have read about all of those pet stores in your area along with animal shelters, 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 near you you should be ready to make your next move.
If you could let us know if you noticed anything incorrect, or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips it would really help our future readers. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Detroit pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.