We appreciate you joining us for this discussion on everything we know about pets in New Haven. Our goal is to cover the topic in full detail so you can find everything you need right here on one page.
With that said we can’t think of a better way to begin than by listing the best xxx pet stores. Whether you want to buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, or other supplies they should be able to help you out.
Up next we will talk about the top animal shelters near you for those who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other pet instead of buying a new one. Local dog lovers will really enjoy our next three sections which are about dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in the area.
Then we will dive in into pet grooming salons and dog or cat cafes near you. Frequent travelers will get the most out of the next sections which discuss local hotels that allow pets and also boarding facilities.
Our final topics will be the unfortunate ones like veterinarians and pet cremation services. To get a better lay of the land stick around for our map at the end, plus you can find more of our Northeastern local pet guides at that link.
Best Pet Stores In New Haven
Visit one of the best pet stores in New Haven if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or other supplies:
- WorldWide Fish & Pets at 61 Amity Rd #1401
- Safari Stan’s Pet Center at 142 Amity Rd
Those who are looking for saltwater or freshwater fish can head to WorldWide Fish & Pets to find a wide selection to choose from. On the other hand if you wanted to buy a puppy, kitten, bird or rodent Safari Stan’s Pet Center is your go to spot.
They have a variety of cat, dog, and other pet food plus treats, leashes, collars, carriers and more.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
These animal shelters should have plenty of cute dogs and pets for adoption:
- New Haven Animal Shelter at 81 Fournier St
- Greater New Haven Cat Project at 965 State St
If you want to adopt a dog, cat, or other pet the New Haven Animal Shelter should be your first stop. They can also help with dog registration and licensing.
The Greater Cat Project is obviously more focused on cats. You can adopt a cat there, plus they have a trap, neuter, and return program for strays in the area.
There is not much that will make them happier than spending some time at one of these dog parks near you:
- Edgewood Dog Park
- Yale Divinity School Dog Park
- East Shore Dog Park
- East Rock Dog Park
- Edgerton Dog Park
- Branford Dog Park
- Middlefield Dog Park
- Eisenhower Dog Park
These puppy trainers near you will have them following orders in no time:
- Bark Busters
- One Smart Dog at 865 River Rd
Bark Busters can provide in home puppy or dog training for you. One Smart Dog also does in home training as well as other private lessons and group classes.
Remember that you can also get dog training at Who’s Your Doggie.
We are not aware of any local dog, cat, or pet bakeries at the moment. If you know of any please tell us in the comments at the end of the post so we can add that info to this page, thanks.
New Haven Pet Grooming
To help your dog or cat look better than ever bring them to one of these New Haven pet groomers:
- Wash & Wag Pet Grooming at 1292 Whalley Ave
- Happy Tails TOO at 36 Main St
- Who’s Your Doggie at 65 Woodmont Rd
At Wash & Wag Pet Grooming you can get bathing, blow dry, styling, nail trim and ear cleaning for your dog or cat. One of their specialties happens to be scissor trims.
Happy Tails TOO can do both cat and dog grooming. Who’s Your Doggie is an all-around dog care facility that provides boarding, training, daycare, and obviously grooming.
You can probably figure it out but Mew Haven Cat Café at 904 Whalley Avenue is strictly for cats. Don’t bring a dog in or things might get ugly in a hurry.
It is the first cat café in Connecticut and you can adopt all the cats on site.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a hotel that allows pets stay at:
- The Study at Yale at 1157 Chapel St
- New Haven Village Suites at 3 Long Wharf Dr
- The Blake Hotel at 9 High St
Pet Boarding In New Haven
Or when you need to head out of town let them stay at one of these New Haven pet boarding facilities:
- Paw Haven at 1175 State St #241
- Who’s Your Doggie at 65 Woodmont Rd
Paw Haven provides boarding and daycare for dogs and cats. Remember that you can also get dog boarding at Who’s Your Doggie.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Get your animals the medical attention they need from one of the best veterinarians in town:
- Veterinary Wellness Center of New Haven at 686 State St
- Veterinary Associates of Westville at 1292 Whalley Ave
- Milford Animal Hospital at 256 Cherry St
- Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine at 4 Devine St
If you need emergency or urgent vet care or want to get a microchip installed all of the above can handle that. At Milford Animal Hospital they provide free vaccines for life for pets.
The Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week if you ever need 24/7 emergency veterinary care.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
For all of the best end of life care head to Lap of Love. They provide veterinary hospice, in home euthanasia, private or communal cremations, and more.
Remember that you can contact the Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine at their website we linked you to earlier or by calling (203) 865-0878 if you need late night emergency vet care. For info on how to license your dog in New Haven click that link.
And for a list of all the current adoptable animals at shelters around the state click here. You may also want to read some of our other guides for these nearby cities:
Have Fun With Your Pets In New Haven
We tried to cover the scene in full for you in this post. You just learned about a whole lot of 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.
Many of our 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. We hope you have a great time visiting any New Haven pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.