Over the next few minutes we will be taking you on a deep dive into the local Milwaukee pet scene. There should be enough information shared throughout this post that just about any questions you might have will be covered.
The best Milwaukee pet stores will kick things off since you can usually buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and all kinds of supplies at them. The best animal shelters in your area for dog and cat adoption will be up next.
Then we will move on to other topics like dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries around town. Pet grooming spas near you and dog or cat cafes will garner our next sections.
Pet friendly hotels will be discussed for any tourists that are reading 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.
Be sure to check out the local pet lovers map towards the conclusion so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are right now. This part of the country is one that we have written about numerous times on our site in the past if you are interested.
Best Pet Stores In Milwaukee
If you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just need to get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Milwaukee can handle most of your needs:
- Bark N’ Scratch Outpost at 5835 W Bluemound Rd
- Gary’s Pet Jungle at 2857 S Howell Ave
- Pet Supplies Plus at 5300 N Port Washington Rd
- Petco at 1240 W Sunset Dr #102, Waukesha
- Eden Garden and Pets at 1439 S 70th St, West Allis
- Preppy Pups at 8302 W Lincoln Ave, West Allis
- Bentley’s Pet Stuff at 7440 W State St, Wauwatosa
Many kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other items should be available at each of those local pet stores. Bark N’ Scratch Outpos has a wide range of products to fit your pet’s nutritional needs including raw foods and species-specific diets.
Gary’s Pet Jungle sells snakes, freshwater fish, small animals, birds, live feeders, and pet supplies among other things. Birds, cats, dogs, fish, small animals, reptiles, and amphibians are all available at Pet Supplies Plus which also offers dog grooming, self-serve dog wash, pet pharmacy, and VIP pet care.
The Petco near you is a big box retailer that should has all the supplies you need and should be able to provide basic grooming, boarding, and even some veterinary services. Eden Garden and Pets is a small business that sells pets, plants, and inspiring products in the surrounding area.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Head to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Wisconsin Humane Society at 4500 W Wisconsin Ave
- Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission at 3839 W Burnham St
- Lucky Mutts Rescue Adoption Center at 9225 Beloit Rd
The Wisconsin Humane Society is dedicated to assisting wild and homeless animals with protection, housing, and treatment. The Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission is first and foremost a public safety agency, rescuing and providing secure, temporary refuge as well as basic veterinary and humane care to over 12,000 stray, unwanted, abandoned, abused, and injured animals each year.
Lucky Mutts Rescue Adoption Center is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on dogs suffering as a result of placement in high-kill shelters, overcrowding, abuse, neglect, or owner surrender.
These dog parks near you might just be their favorite place:
- Granville Dog Exercise Area
- Currie Park Dog Exercise Area in Wauwatosa
- Runway Dog Exercise Area in Oak Creek
- Estabrook Park Dog Exercise
- Warnimont Park Dog Exercise Area
- Roverwest Dog Exercise Area in Riverwest
- Minooka Dog Park in Waukesha
- Bay View Dog Exercise Area
- Katherine K. Carpenter Dog Park in Mequon
- Muttland Meadows Dog Park
To speed up their learning curve get lessons from one of these puppy training services in your area:
- Bay View Bark at 1820 S 1st St
- Dog’s Best Friend at 5932 W Mitchell St
- Central Bark Eastside at 3800 N 1st St
- Happy Tails Pet Training at 6163 W Forest Home Ave
- Sit Means Sit Dog Training 1325 Pearl St, Waukesha
Bay View Bark is a one-stop dog paradise offering day care with training and smaller group sizes, boarding, grooming, training classes, and monthly play groups for small dogs and puppies. Central Bark Eastside provides a wide selection of entertaining and individualized goods and services to help your dog maintain good physical, mental, and emotional health and happiness throughout their lives.
Sit Means Sit Dog Training focuses on general obedience training, puppy training, and behavior management including aggression. Every breed is accepted at Happy Tails Pet Training which offers a variety of group training programs for dogs aged 8 weeks and up.
Happy Paws Grooming & Daycare and Camp Bow Wow also offer pet training.
A special treat from one of these dog bakeries will show them that you really do care:
- Bentley’s Pet Stuff at 2532 E Oklahoma Ave
- Mac’s Pet Depot Barkery at 2197 S Kinnickinnic Ave
- Petlicious Dog Bakery & Pet Spa at 2217 Silvernail Rd
Bentley’s Pet Stuff is an all-natural pet food retailer dedicated to providing food devoid of by-products, corn, soy, and wheat. Mac’s Pet Depot Barkery is a local pet food, treat, toy, and supply store with a focus on premium offerings.
The holistic, traditional, and raw dog and cat foods available at Petlicious Dog Bakery & Pet Spa are of the highest quality.
Make sure your dog or cat is ready for their next selfie by taking them to a pet groomer:
- Community Bark Dog Wash & Groom at 2430 S Kinnickinnic Ave
- Embark Pet Spa at 1208 E Oklahoma Ave
- Snipz N’ Tailz at 5121 W Howard Ave
- Dog Grooming by Charmaine at 2420 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha
- The Downtown Dog Spa at 268 South St, Waukesha
- Classic Pet Grooming Boutique at 8424 W Cleveland Ave, West Allis
- Pretty Paws Pet Spa at 1504 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis
Community Bark fosters an environment in which individuals look after their dogs and themselves while also fostering a strong sense of community. Snipz N’ Tailz grooms dogs and cats near you of all shapes, sizes, and temperaments.
Charmaine’s Dog Grooming provides gentle, individualized, and professional care for one of your most treasured family members. The Downtown Dog Spa is a dog grooming service that specializes in providing your dog with a relaxing spa-like experience.
Classic Pet Grooming Boutique is a 1,000 square foot grooming facility that is exceptionally clean. A substantial section of retail space is dedicated to amusing dog coats and clothing for all breeds. Pretty Paws was founded to provide dogs and felines with cheap, compassionate, and knowledgeable pet grooming.
Petco, Bay View Bark, and Pet Supplies Plus also provide pet grooming in your area.
Pet Cafes In Milwaukee
Sip & Purr at 2021 East Ivanhoe Place offers coffee, wine, beer, sweet treats, and the cats you can play with are available for adoption.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For pet friendly hotels in your area try:
- Aloft Milwaukee Downtown at 1230 N Old World 3rd St
- Kimpton Journeyman Hotel at 310 E Chicago St
- Hilton Milwaukee City Center at 509 W Wisconsin Ave
Pet Boarding In Milwaukee
These Milwaukee pet boarding services should give them a comfortable nights rest:
- Playtime Doggy Daycare at 1204 W Layton Ave
- Happy Paws Grooming & Daycare at 5401 W State St
- While You Were Out Pet Sitting at 432 E Bay St
- Central Bark Westside at 333 N 25th St
- Camp Bow Wow at 1707 Paramount Ct, Waukesha
Happy Paws Grooming & Daycare has boarding, day care and training services for your dogs. While You Were Out Pet Sitting provides day care solutions, daily or weekly stops, overnight service, or quality attention in your home.
Central Bark Westside offers a full range of fun and personalized products and services to promote your dog’s physical, mental, and emotional health and happiness throughout their entire life. Camp Bow Wow provides day care, boarding, training, in-home pet care, and more.
Petco and Bay View Bark also provide local pet boarding.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Make sure that they get the best medical care possible by taking them to one of the best veterinarians in town:
- St. Paul Veterinary Clinic at 431 N 27th St
- Small Animal Hospital at 2340 N Newhall St
- Shorewood Animal Hospital at 2500 E Capitol Dr
- Lakeside Animal Hospital at 211 W Bender Rd
- Waukesha Walk-in Vet Clinic at 1710 Paramount Dr, Waukesha
- Mayfair Animal Hospital at 11619 W North Ave, Wauwatosa
- West Allis Veterinary Clinic at 11504 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis
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 should be available at any of those veterinarians in your area. All services are available at St. Paul Veterinary Clinic including some routine procedures, surgical emergencies, and routine care.
Small Animal Hospital, Shorewood Animal Hospital, and Lakeside Animal Hospital all offer dentistry, radiography, surgery, laser therapy, euthanasia, and pet cremation. Waukesha Walk-In Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic that treats both pets and exotic animals.
If you need 24/7 emergency veterinary service you can contact Mayfair Animal Hospital at 414-897-8840.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Pet Lawn Pet Loss Services at 7311 North Granville Road provides private and communal cremation. Before you leave we should share a few useful links like these local lost and found pet pages, these for currently adoptable animals, and this one that breaks down the pet licensing rules in the metro.
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After reading 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.
Our future readers 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 Milwaukee pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.