We will be going over everything we know about pets in Portland, Oregon in full detail for you on this page today. Our only real goal is to share anything you may need to know about the subject at hand in one place.
Even if we want to cover everything, there’s no better place to start than a list of the best Portland pet stores. They are probably the major reason you came to our blog, and they should be able to help you buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and other necessities.
Next you will learn about the best local animal shelters in your area for people who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other animal. The following three sections cover dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in your region.
Following that we will focus on pet grooming spas and dog or cat cafes. Then we will mention some pet friendly hotels and overnight boarding facilities near you for the frequent travelers out there.
Veterinarians and pet cremation services are not the most upbeat subjects but they still must be addressed. You might want to stick around for our local pet map at the conclusion.
Check out all of our Pacific NW animal lovers blogs at that link.
Best Pet Stores In Portland
The best Portland pet stores are where to go if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or any kind of supplies:
- Pets on Broadway at 2762 NE Broadway St
- The Filling Station Pet Supplies at 2001 NE Alberta St
- Meat for Cats & Dogs at 2244 E Burnside St
- Mud Bay at 3230 NE Broadway
Pets on Broadway is the largest locally owned independent pet store near you with a broad selection of birds, small animals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and fresh and saltwater fish to choose from. There’s also a nice range of hand-selected plants for your home or terrarium.
The Filling Station specializes in selling high-quality pet food, treats, and supplies. If the name didn’t fill you in Meat for Cats and Dogs sells meat for animals.
In all seriousness they sell high quality raw food for cats and dogs made with meat, plus they have some canned options. They can also help you figure out the right healthy diet for your little buddy.
Mud Bay also focuses on selling high quality and healthy pet foods, treats, toys, and accessories. There are actually 8 Mud Bay stores near you around this city, and over fifty across the Northwest.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
These local animal shelters should have plenty of cute dogs and pets for adoption:
- Oregon Humane Society at 1067 NE Columbia Blvd
- The Pixie Project at 510 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Pet adoption, pet training, information for lost and found pets, end-of-life and pet memorial services are all available at the Oregon Humane Society. The Pixie Project focuses on adoption but they also maintain a clinic called Pixie Treatment Clinic that provides affordable veterinary care to homeless and low-income citizens in the area.
You know your furry friend would love nothing more than to run around one of these dog parks:
- Chimney Park
- Fernhill Park
- Sandy River Delta Park
- Laurelhurst Park
- The Fields Park
- Council Crest Park
- Mount Tabor Park
- Sellwood Riverfront Park
- Brentwood Park
- Portland International Raceway
It might be hard to teach an old dog a new trick but these puppy training services will give you the best shot:
- The Canine Classroom at 8138 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
- Wonder Puppy at 1500 NW 18th Ave #117
- Happy-Go-Lucky Dog Training at 601 NE 28th Ave
Portland Monthly Magazine named The Canine Classroom “Best Dog Trainer” and they exclusively offer private instruction. Puppy day camp, group training, and private sessions are all available at Wonder Puppy.
Puppy kindergarten, an out on the town session, and private instruction are all available at Happy-Go-Lucky Dog Training.
A tasty treat from one of these dog bakeries will really show your appreciation:
Sugah’s Cookies offers fresh baked dog treats and cakes made with all-natural, human-grade ingredients that contain no corn, soy, rice, wheat, or white flour.
Portland Pet Grooming
To help your dog or cat look better than ever bring them to one of these Portland pet groomers:
- The Bow Wow Grooming Boutique at 9135 SE Washington St
- Heather’s Finest Dog & Cat Grooming at 1411 SW 14th Ave
At the Bow Wow Grooming Boutique all of their comprehensive grooming services include a bath, ear cleaning, nail clipping, and gland expression. Heather’s Finest Dog and Cat Grooming is another quality grooming service near you.
For more local pet grooming options you can try BarkZone and Townhouse Pet Care from some of our other lists.
These pet cafes are good places for your dog or cat to make some new friends:
Purrington’s Cat Lounge is a cat cafe and not for all pets. The Tin Shed Garden Café is a dog-friendly location.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a hotel that allows pets in your area stay at:
- Kimpton Hotel Vintage at 422 SW Broadway
- McMenamins Crystal Hotel at 303 SW 12th Ave
- Sentinel Hotel at 614 SW 11th Ave
Pet Boarding In Portland
These Portland pet boarding services are where to go when you need to take a trip:
- Safe Journey Dog Boarding at 3525 SE Milwaukee Ave
- BarkZone at 8805 SE Stark
- Townhouse Pet Care at 2965 NE Sandy Blvd
Cage-free dog overnight boarding and dog day care are available at Safe Journey Dog Boarding. Dog daycare, boarding, grooming, dog walking, self-service wash, and courier service are all available at BarkZone.
Townhouse Pet Care provides full grooming, daycare, and boarding services for dogs.
Best Veterinarians Near You
If unfortunate medical problems arise go to one of the best veterinarians near you and get the best care:
- Vista Pet Hospital at 8855 SW Canyon Ln
- Northwest Neighborhood Veterinary Hospital at 2680 NW Thurman St
- Rose City Veterinary Hospital at 809 SE Powell Blvd
- Portland Animal Clinic at 1755 SW Madison St
Northwest Neighborhood Veterinary Hospital accepts reptiles and exotic animals in your area and offers microchipping. Rose City Veterinary Hospital provides emergency care, flea and parasite prevention, pet boarding, and pet massage.
Pet grooming, boarding, and house calls are also available at Portland Animal Clinic. You can also get overnight animal boarding from Rose City Veterinary Hospital and Portland Animal Clinic.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
When the sad day comes you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
Compassionate Care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for in-home pet euthanasia and pet cremation services. Loving Hands In Home Pet Euthanasia provides pet euthanasia in the comfort of your own home as well.
Pet euthanasia and individual or communal cremations are also available through the Oregon Humane Society. You can read more about obtaining a pet license in Oregon at that link.
Have Fun With Your Pets In Portland
After hearing about all of those pet stores, animal shelters, adoption centers, dog parks, puppy trainers, bakeries, groomers, cafes, hotels that allow pets, places to board your dogs or cats, and even veterinarians or cremation services in your area you should be ready to make your next move.
We and 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. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Portland pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.