In this post we will be breaking down everything we know about pets in Omaha. Whether you are a current owner or trying to find a new special friend there should be plenty of info here to help you figure out your next move.
Our first section will be all about the best Omaha pet stores. Since they are a good place to buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies they will probably be the most popular section of this post.
Dog or cat adoption at the best animal shelters in your area will follow them up. With so much overpopulation the adoption route is the choice of many these days.
The dog lovers will get the most from our next few topics which include dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you. Then we will jump into grooming and dog or cat cafes around the city. Hotels that allow pets to check in will also get their own section for any tourists out there.
You will also learn about the best places for pet boarding near you if you are traveling out of town yourself. At the end we will get into some unfortunate topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation.
You can also expect to find a local pet map to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area. You may also want to look through some of our other guides for more cities around the Midwest.
Best Pet Stores In Omaha
Visit one of the best pet stores in Omaha if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or other supplies:
- The Green Spot at 1110 S 71st St K
- Nature Dog at 13366 W Maple
- Long Dog Fat Cat at 16909 Burke St #126
You can find everything from natural high quality pet food for dogs, cats and other animals plus self-wash stations at The Green Spot. All of the pet food, vitamins, and supplements sold at Nature Dog are made in a health conscious way.
Long Dog Fat Cat is kind of an all around hub that does pet grooming and sells home-baked treats for dogs and cats.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Your Local animal shelters should have plenty of cute dogs and pets for adoption:
- Nebraska Humane Society at 8929 Fort St
- Midlands Humane Society at 1020 Railroad Ave A
The shelter at the Nebraska Humane Society is not only a good place to adopt dogs, cats, or other pets in your area. They also provide low cost spay and neuter procedures, help with getting a pet license, are integral in lost and found pet situations, plus they have dog training and can help with end of life care like cremations.
The Midlands Humane Society is very similar, plus they have a dog park.
There is not much that will make them happier than spending some time at one of these dog parks near you:
- Hefflinger Dog Park
- Hanscom Dog Park
- Walnut Creek Lake & Recreation
- Memorial Park
- Rising View Dog Park
- Standing Bear Lake
- Walnut Grove Park
- Chalco Hills Recreation Area
These puppy trainers near you will have them following orders in no time:
There are group puppy training classes and in home dog training services available at Dog Gone Problems. You can also find both of those at Nebraska Dog Trainers plus they have a 2 week board and train program and have special lessons for aggressive dogs.
You might be interested in the off leash freedom package at Dog On It Training and Rehabilitation. They also have a 3 week board and train program and can do one on one sessions.
More dog training is available at Nebraska Humane Society and Come Sit Stay.
A tasty treat from one of these dog bakeries will really show your appreciation:
- Woof & Whiskers at 3506 N 147th St #128
- Pets Earth at 1529 S 203rd St
For small treats or custom cakes head to Woof & Whiskers pet bakery. At Pets Earth all of the cat and dog treats are made with natural ingredients, plus they can do grooming.
Remember that we mentioned how Long Dog Fat Cat also bakes their own pet treats.
Omaha Pet Grooming
A trip to an Omaha pet grooming salon should have them looking cuter than ever:
- That Dog Wash at 1401 Jackson St
- All About Dogs Grooming Salon & Daycare at 13776 Millard Ave
- Susie’s Professional Pet Groom at 2408 S 120th St
If you have a big dog you will love the hydraulic life at That Dog Wash. They also have self-wash stations, will do the grooming for you, and have a retail shop loaded with pet products.
As the name suggests not only can you get grooming services at All About Dogs Grooming Salon & Daycare but they also will watch over them for you. Other places we will mention throughout the post that do grooming are Long Dog Fat Cat, American Animal Hospital, Pets Earth, The Paw Spa Pet Resort, The Grand Feline Salon, and Come Sit Stay.
You can find Felius Cat Café located at 522 South 24th Street. The coolest thing about this cat café is that all of the cats are adoptable.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a hotel that allows pets stay at:
- Magnolia Hotel at 1615 Howard St
- Hilton at 1001 Cass St
- New Victorian Inn & Suites at 10728 L St
Pet Boarding In Omaha
These local pet boarding services are where to go when you need to take a trip:
- The Paw Spa Pet Resort at 16912 Audrey St
- The Grand Feline Hotel & Salon at 2611 S 159th Plaza
- Come Sit Stay at 7001 S 181st St
The Paw Spa Pet Resort has been selected as The Best in Omaha for pet boarding seven years in a row. They also can do grooming and have on-site veterinary services available.
You can probably figure this out on your own but The Grand Feline Hotel And Salon specializes in cat boarding and grooming. For only dog boarding try out Come Sit Stay which also has dog training and grooming available.
You can also get pet boarding at All About Dogs Grooming Salon & Daycare, American Animal Hospital, Pittman Animal Hospital, Dog On It Training, and Nebraska Dog Trainers.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Get your animals the quality medical attention they deserve from one of the best veterinarians in town:
- American Animal Hospital at 11030 Emmet St
- Pittman Animal Hospital at 4629 Dodge St
- 24th Street Animal Clinic at 3258 S 24th St
- Valley View Veterinary Clinic at 19287 Conifer Ln
You can get everything from microchipping to pet boarding to dog grooming at American Animal Hospital. If you want flea and tick prevention, parasite control, medicated baths, boarding, or microchipping Pittman Animal Hospital can help.
24th Street Animal Clinic focuses on providing veterinary care to small mammals and they are a good place to get a microchip implanted. There are emergency veterinary services in Omaha available at Valley View Veterinary Clinic for small animals.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
You can get private pet cremation or communal cremations at Paws & Remember of Nebraska at 2660 Edward Babe Gomez Avenue. Remember that The Humane Societies can also help with cremation and end of life care.
For more info on lost and found pets in Omaha click that link. To register your pet in Douglas County click there for more info, or click here to try and do it online.
You may also want to check these posts out:
- Where to buy dogs or cats in Lincoln
- Where to buy dogs or cats in Kansas City
- Where to buy dogs or cats in Des Moines
- Where to buy dogs or cats in Minneapolis & St Paul
Have Fun With Your Pets In Omaha
Now that you have read 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 you should have a much better understanding of your options.
We bet our readers would be really thankful if you could correct anything we got wrong, or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Omaha pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.