Right now we will fill you in on everything we know about pets in London. You all are probably not here searching for the same things but there should be plenty of info available to help you plan your next move either way.
We think the best way to kick this off is to dive right into the best London pet stores. You can buy toys, food, and supplies and they are kind of like a one stop shop to handle most of your needs.
The top animal shelters for dog or cat adoption near you will be up next. Local dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries will garner our next three sections.
Then we will be pivoting grooming and dog or cat cafes around town. We can’t assume everyone reading this lives here so we will mention some good hotels that allow pets in your area.
As we continue to move forward the best places for pet boarding in town will be discussed, and then some unfortunate topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services will get you out of here. Be sure to check out the local map towards the end that can help you figure out which places are closest to your current area.
Check out more of our posts on pets near you around the UK at that link if interested.
Best Pet Stores In London
The best London pet stores are where to go if you want to buy toys, food, or any kind of supplies:
- Chiswick Pets at 32-34 Devonshire Rd
- Bow Wow at 50A Earlham St
- Purplebone Dog Shop & Grooming at 95 Notting Hill Gate
- Angel Pet Supplies at 81 Chapel Market
- PetLondon at16 Wigmore St, 4th Fl
- Pets at Home Camden at C85 Camden Rd
Chiswick Pets carries a wide variety of veterinary-recommended natural and organic cat and dog foods, as well as a wide variety of toys, treats, chews, bedding, and training aids for cats, dogs, and other small animals like fish, reptiles, insects, and amphibians.
They also sell many cleaning and animal hygiene supplies, indoor and outdoor housing for cats, dogs, and small animals. Holiday boarding for small animals and reptiles, home visits for cats, and grooming services are also available at Chiswick Pets.
Dog beds, leads, collars, clothes, bowls, and many other dog accessories are available from Bow Wow, plus they are good for grooming too. Purplebone Dog Shop and Grooming offers top-notch dog grooming services as well as high-quality, natural lifestyle items to help canines stay healthy.
Angel Pet Supplies carries everything from nutritional food to bedding, housing, cages, collars, leads, grooming products, hygiene health treatments, training goods, feeding bowls, fish tanks, reptile accessories, and much more. Natural instinct raw frozen dog and cat foods are some of their most popular items.
PetLondon is one of the UK’s Leading Dog Boutiques & Pet Shops, situated away behind Oxford Street in a prime central location. They sell pet items at their retail outlets as well as online in the UK and around the world. You can expect to find the best quality and most exclusive premium pet and dog products, including their very own PetLondon brand dog and cat toys, collars, main wear, carriers, and accessories, as well as world-renowned luxury brand clothing, apparel, and accessories.
Pets at Home Camden is a one-stop shop for pet food, toys, equipment and insurance, plus small animals, fish and reptiles. They also provide grooming services, free weight check and harness fitting, and dental consultations
Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is another place to buy cat supplies and accessories in your area.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Consider visiting one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is a non-profit organization that cares for cats and dogs until their owners or loving new homes can be found, no matter how long that takes. They offer pet adoption, lost and found pet information, and more.
Mayhew is an animal welfare organization dedicated to improving the lives of dogs, cats, and people in the community. They have a local adoption center as well as a veterinarian facility that provides pet emergency care, flea and worm treatments, microchipping, a nurse clinic, immunizations, and neutering.
On a sunny day these dog parks in your area are where they can have a great time:
- Hyde Park
- Battersea Park
- St James’s Park
- Greenwich Park
- Crystal Palace Park
- Richmond Park
- Epping Forest
- Hampstead Heath
These puppy trainers near you will have them following orders in no time:
Oli’s sessions deliver pleasant, modern, ethical dog training with a focus on behavior to dogs and their owners. They even have 1 on 1 video sessions for people all around the UK and Europe.
Off Leash K9 Training is a well-known dog training firm that specializes in one-on-one sessions, residential training, and behavioral consulting. Dog Behaviourist & Owner Training provides lessons in Essex, Stratford, Sussex, Wanstead, and beyond.
They offer in-home training, basic and advanced obedience, board and train program, puppy consultation, and aggressive dog package.
Twinky’s Pet Bakery in Southwest London has been approved by DEFRA and offers delicious dog and cat treats made only from the finest natural, nutritious ingredients and freshly baked for orders. They ship all around the United Kingdom.
These pet groomers in your area will make sure your dog or cat is looking their best:
- Groom Dog City at 9 Ravenscroft St
- Pet Universe Cat & Dog Grooming Salon at 51 Atherton Rd
- Just Barking Dog Grooming & Pet Boutique at 116 Chamberlayne Rd
- Foxy Groomers at 138 Crouch Hill
- Love Your Pets Grooming & Boutique at 21 Baron St
Groom Dog City in East London provides professional dog and cat grooming from a fully qualified and trained groomer. Pet Universe Cat & Dog Grooming Salon is currently highly considered as one of East London and Essex’s most competent and compassionate cat and dog grooming salons. It also has a grooming school for cats.
Just Barking Dog Grooming and Pet Boutique offers holistic grooming services, a retail boutique, canine health and wellness products. Foxy Groomers is a member of ‘The British Isles Grooming Association’ meaning that they have signed up to a BIGA professional code of conduct.
This implies that your beloved dog’s health, welfare, and safety are their top priorities, and that your beloved dog is in the hands of trained specialists. They also use vegan and organic dog products.
Love Your Pets provides professional grooming for dogs, cats, and other pets of all breeds and sizes. Chiswick Pets, Bow Wow, and Pets at Home Camden also provide local grooming services for animals.
Pet Cafes In London
Dog, cat, or other pet cafes in London are good places for them (or you) to make a new friend:
- Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium at 152-154 Bethnal Green Rd
- Paws For Coffee at 41 High St
- Whiskers & Cream at 593 Holloway Rd
Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is unlike any other cat café! In their underground forest, surrounded by tranquil, contented felines, you may escape the stresses of everyday life. Cat supplies and accessories are also for sale.
Paws For Coffee is a canine-friendly coffee shop. There are two menus available with the big breakfast wrap for humans as well as a variety of healthier options, including gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options.
Your dog can enjoy freshly baked treats, puppacinos, dog sausages, calves, hooves, and more. Whiskers and Cream is a high-end cat cafe near you.
Vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, and gluten-free alternatives are available. They offer artisan coffees, specialty teas, delectable hot chocolate, as well as a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages.
Hotels That Allow Pets
If you are trying to find a hotel that allows pets you can try:
- Rosewood London at 252 High Holborn
- The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences at 116 Piccadilly
- Burlington Residence at Bedford Hill, Wandsworth
Pet Boarding In London
These London pet boarding facilities will give them a quality stay while you are out of town:
- Elmtree Pet Hotel at 8 Cook’s Hole Rd
- A Furry World at 128 Aldersgate St
- Pet Sanctuary at 1 Meath St
- Very Important Pets at 8 Lombard Rd
- Waggingtons at 7 Meldex Cl
- Buddies Doggy Daycare
Elmtree Pet Hotel offers luxury boarding, daycare, grooming, and spa services for cats and dogs. Very Important Pets offers reliable pet boarding.
Doggy day care, boarding, and many more services are available at Waggintons. Pet Sanctuary not only offers boarding and sitting but they also do dog walking and training along with pet feeding.
Buddies Doggy Daycare is exactly what it sounds like, a dog and puppy daycare facility.
You can also get overnight boarding from Chiswick Pets in our best stores in your area list at the top.
Best Veterinarians Near You
They will get the best medical care possible if you take them to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Streatham Hill Veterinary Surgery at 101 Sternhold Ave
- Medivet 24 Hour Hendon at 89-91 Watford Way
- Barrier Animal Care Clinic at Eastmoor Pl
- The London Animal Hospital at 7 Kenbury St
- Goddard Veterinary Group Hackney at 5-7 Well St
- Medivet Clerkenwell at 15 Clerkenwell Rd
All of the above should be able to provide standard veterinary care for animals like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures.
Veterinary Surgery. Streatham Hill Vets serves the communities of Streatham, Clapham, Balham, Norbury, Brixton, Norwood, Tooting, and the surrounding regions with exceptional and committed care, even on Sundays. Medivet 24 Hour Hendon provides emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can even do home visits if you call +44 20 8202 6344.
Dogs, cats, rabbits, and a variety of exotic pets are all cared for at Barrier Animal Care Clinic. They’re also a fully equipped veterinary surgery that can give on-site intensive treatment and support.
Barrier Animal Care Clinic has two fully equipped operating rooms with modern anesthetic equipment and monitoring devices, a digital veterinary x-ray machine, a large secure kennel and isolation facility, incubation facilities for small animals and critically ill patients, dental equipment, an in-house laboratory, ultrasound and endoscopy.
The London Animal Hospital is a regular veterinary practice offering all routine appointments including consultations, check-ups, neutering, and vaccinations. They are also a state-of-the-art accident and emergency center that is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week that you can reach by calling +44 20 3816 1010.
Goddard Veterinary Group Hackney provides dentistry, emergency care, flea and worm treatment, and other vet services. Medivet Clerkenwell provides 24 hour emergency and urgent veterinary care, dentistry, flea, tick, and worm treatments, microchipping, and other services. Call them at +44 20 7017 8950 if you need 24 hour emergency health care for your animals.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Individual or communal pet cremations are available from Mobile Pets Crematory at 36 Flat 1, Park Lane. Now we want to share a couple useful links, this one is for local pet microchipping, and this one is to help with lost or found pets in the metro area.
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Have Fun With Your Pets In London
After thinking about all of those local 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 in your area we hope you have a better understanding of the scene.
If you noticed anything incorrect or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips our future readers would be thankful. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any London pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.