The Erie pet scene is going to be covered in full detail throughout this post. We know you all 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.
All of our city guides get going the same way and that is with a breakdown of the best Erie pet stores. Puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies may all be purchased at them so they will probably help the most of you out.
The best local animal shelters for dog and cat adoption will be up next. Following that we will get into 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 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 want to learn more about this part of the country this link will take you to all of our other posts on the region.
Best Pet Stores In Erie
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 Erie can handle most of your needs:
- Sea Cave at 660 E 14th St
- Pet Supplies Plus at 1010 W Erie Plaza Dr
- Buzz n B’s Aquarium & Pet Shop at 2500 Yoder Dr
- Petco at 1960 Edinboro Rd
- PetSmart at 7451 Peach St
You will be able to buy all kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other supplies at any of those local pet stores. Sea Cave specializes in saltwater fish and aquarium equipment.
Pet Supplies Plus sells dogs, cats, birds, fish, small pets, reptiles, and amphibians. They also offer dog grooming, a self-serve dog wash, pet pharmacy, and VIP pet care.
Buzz n’ B’s carries a huge selection of tropical and cold-water fish and a large selection of birds, reptiles, and small animals. Their services include wing and nail clipping for all birds, small animals, and reptiles and they even do boarding for birds, reptiles, guinea pigs, rabbits, and more.
The Petsmart and Petco near you are big box retailers 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:
The Association for Needy and Neglected Animals (ANNA) is a 501(c)3 non profit, no kill, open admission animal welfare organization that was founded nearly two decades ago. Their main goal is to give stray, abused, or neglected animals a safe nurturing loving environment where they can either be reunited with their owners or find new life long loving homes.
Erie Humane Society helps orphaned, injured, and abused pets by focusing their efforts on rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming while keeping them safe by providing shelter, care, and nutrition.
On a sunny day these dog parks near you are where they can have a great time:
- Roma Park
- Bridger Park
- Larry R Fabrizi Dog Park
To speed up their learning curve sign up for one of these puppy training services in your area:
- Canine Connection at 1020 S Hill Rd
- Puptopia Dog Training and Sports at 2141 Ebco Dr
- Lake Erie K9 at 4214 Main St
- Off Leash K9 Training at 1936 W 8th St
Canine Connection has years of experience dealing with a wide range of concerns including fear, anxiety, aggressiveness, and even dogs who are simply overly excited and need to learn better manners. Puptopia is a positive reinforcement dog training company that works with all breeds, behaviors, and activity levels. They also specialize in aggression, reactivity, and general anxiety behavior management.
Lake Erie K9 has over 20 years of expertise training military and civilian police canines and K9 handlers. Their dog daycare and boarding manager has a lot of experience working with dogs in groups as well as fostering some with special needs. Off Leash K9 Training focuses on private sessions, dog behavior counseling, and teaching owners why their buddies behave the way they do.
If you know of any dog or pet bakeries in your area please mention them in the comments, thanks.
Make sure your dog or cat is looking their best by taking them to a local pet groomer:
- Mud Puppies Self Serve Dog Wash at 3867 Peach St
- Grooming by Charlene Pet Boutique at 1712 W 8th St
- Paws ‘n Claws at 1530 W 26th St
Grooming by Charlene Pet Boutique has years of experience and professionalism to put to work for your dog’s grooming and care. Their pet store has a wide selection of toys, accessories, treats, and vitamins.
Beautiful grooming, doggie daycare, overnight or longer housing, and many of the most popular dog foods and treats are all available at Paws ‘n Claws Pet Resort.
Pet Cafes In Erie
We don’t know of any pet cafes near you right now, if you do please tell us in the comments so we can add that info to our post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
If you are trying to find a hotel that allows pets we suggest:
- Homewood Suites at 2084 Interchange Rd
- Fairfield Inn at 2082 Interchange Rd
- Candlewood Suites at 2020 Edinboro Rd
Pet Boarding In Erie
These Erie pet boarding services should give them a comfortable rest:
Lucky Dog Stay and Play offers multiple rubber floored indoor areas for playtime as well as several spacious fenced outdoor areas, the biggest being a 10 acre parcel of land for group runs and even a pond for swimming. Whether for daycare or overnight boarding you can bet they will have a lot of fun.
Peninsula Pups boasts nearly 6,000 square feet of air-conditioned play space where your dog can get plenty of exercise while socializing with others. Their unique rubberized flooring is produced from recycled rubber tires which relieves stress on your dog’s joints, back, and muscles.
Best Veterinarians Near You
They will get the best medical care possible if you take them to one of the best local veterinarians in town:
- Animal Ark Pet Hospital at 3024 W 12th St
- Glenwood Pet Hospital at 2233 W 38th St
- Erie Animal Hospital at 3024 W 26th St
- Northwest PA Pet Emergency Center at 429 W 38th St
Any of those animal hospitals 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 Ark Pet Hospital also offers dental services, digital x-rays, and integrative medicine.
Glenwood Pet Hospital provides palliative care, euthanasia, and caters to all of the health care needs for cats, dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, gerbils, rabbits, birds, and reptiles. Erie Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital seeing both emergency cases and less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues.
If you need 24/7 emergency veterinary service you can contact Northwest Pennsylvania Pet Emergency Center at 814-866-5920.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Erie Humane Society, Erie Animal Hospital, Glenwood Pet Hospital, and Northwest PA Pet Emergency Center are good options for pet cremation and euthanasia services. We want to share some useful links before you leave like these for lost and found pets in your area, these for currently adoptable animals, and this one that breaks down the local pet licensing laws.
Some of you may also want to check out our posts on:
- Cleveland Dogs, Cats, Fish & More
- Pittsburgh Dogs, Cats, Fish & More
- State College & DuBois Dogs, Cats, Fish & More
- Buffalo Dogs, Cats, Fish & More
Have Fun With Your Pets In Erie
After thinking 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 the scene in your area.
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 Erie pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.