Today we will be breaking down everything we know about pets in Rome. 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 opening section will be all about the best Rome pet stores. 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 be up next. 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 sections which are about dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you. Then we will jump into grooming and dog or cat cafes around the city. Pet friendly hotels will also get their own section for the numerous tourists that visit this great city.
You will also be reading about the best options 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.
There will also be a map to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area. Check out more of our posts on pets around Italy at that link if you are interested.
Best Pet Stores In Rome
Whether you want to buy new toys, food, supplies, or even a puppy or kitten the best pet stores in Rome would be:
- Majestic Pet’s at Piazza Albania, 11/D, 1
- Giulius Pet Shop at Via Carlo Emery, 135
- Arcaplanet at Via della Bufalotta, 545
- My Pet at Via Enrico Ferri, 8
- L’Isola dei Tesori at Viale Libia, 6/B
You will be able to buy all kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other supplies at any of those local pet stores. Giulius Friend of The Animals carries a wide range of products including, food, toys, books, care and hygiene items, kennels, clothing, accessories, and they even have a pharmacy for your pets. In Arcaplanet you will find the best brands of food and accessories for your beloved pets and many offers not to be missed every day.
My Pet specializes in the sale of live animals and top-quality accessories, plus they give veterinary advice. My Pet also sells puppies from Italian breeders that have been examined, vaccinated, registered in the canine registry, and microchipped in accordance with standard veterinarian ASL practice.
L’Isola dei Tesori provides a one-stop shop for local pet owners with a great selection of food, accessories, hygiene, and beauty goods. They also specialized in aquarology, where a competent aquarist is always present to provide advice and beneficial information in addition to colorful fish and decorative plants. Grooming services for dogs and cats are also available.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
These animal shelters in your area should have plenty of cute dogs and pets for adoption:
- Cats of the Pyramid at Via del Campo Boario
- Feral Feline Colonies at Largo di Torre Argentina
- La Casetta dei Gatti at Via dei Rocciatori, Fronte Civico, 64
- Rifugio Code Felici at Via Sette Stefano
Cats of the Pyramid provides both local and long-distance cat adoption. Cat adoption and cat care are available at Feral Feline Colonies Torre Argentina.
La Casetta dei Gatti is a safe place for all cats where they are allowed to run, play, and jump in the trees. They can easily enter and exit the facility, and they can sleep at night in the outdoor kennels or the internal dormitory. Sick and needy cats receive the therapies recommended by veterinarians, and all cats at the shelter are neutered and open for adoption.
The Rifugio delle Code Felici is a dog-loving volunteer organization that is a home for numerous dogs. All of the job, from snuggling to baby feeding, cleaning to supporting the dogs, is done with enthusiasm by qualified employees and volunteers.
La Valletta from our puppy training section can also help with adoptions.
If you want to see just how excited they can get take them to one of these local dog parks:
- Appia Antica Park
- Villa Doria Pamphilj
- Villa Borghese
- Bosco di Macchia Grande
- Spiaggia Dei Gabbiani-Dog Beach
It might be hard to teach an old dog a new trick but these puppy training services can probably do it:
- The School of Champions at Via del Mare, km7
- La Valletta at Via del Foro Italico, 564
- Why Not Dog at Km 12.800 Via Salaria, 1257
- EssereCane asd Centro Cinofilo at Via di Castel di Leva, 371
- Centro Cinofilo Manu Dog Camp A.S.D. at Via del Padiglione, 56
The School of Champions also offers pet daycare and boarding for cats and dogs in your area. Adoptions, boarding, and daycare are all available at La Valletta.
Why Not Dog offers basic education, obedience training, agility training, and sporting dog discipline as well as other puppy training services. EssereCane asd Centro Cinofilo has a 1,200 square meter field for sports activities, dog agility, rally obedience, olfactory research, a large play area to bring your puppy, summer pools, and a comfortable area reserved for the kindergarten where you can leave your four-legged companion when you are not there.
Centro Cinofilo Manu Dog Camp A.S.D. is a great place to go or pre- and post-adoption consultations, puppy school, socialization, basic education, behavioral recovery, rally obedience, ability, and other fun activities. They also include a dog play area, a day nursery, dog care, dog boarding, and other services.
The Dog Health Center also does dog training and education.
Bravocookies at Via Fonteiana, 16c offers a wide variety of biscuits, fresh and dry complementary treat, pupcakes, and other alternatives for your dog and cat to have a unique treat made with only the highest quality healthy ingredients.
Rome Pet Grooming
To help your dog or cat look better than ever bring them to one of these Rome pet groomers:
- Be Groomer at Via Goffredo Ciaralli, 96/a
- Toelettatura Moderna at Via Gregorio XI, 3
- AreaDog Toeletta at Via Luigi Arnaldo Vassallo, 22-24
- Eur Toelettatura at Via Tommaso Arcidiacono, 68
- Zaffiro Animali at Via Gennargentu, 7
- Toelettatura Roma at Via dell’Aeroporto, 61-63
Be Groomer offers dog grooming plus they also sell a variety of pet supplies including the top brands of food, treats, accessories, and grooming products. Toelettatura Moderna provides a modern grooming service and they will also teach you how to do it next time if you want.
Eur Toelettatura is a local dog and cat grooming salon that specializes in stripping, scissor cutting, and shearing in accordance with breed requirements. Zaffiro Animali offers full-service grooming for dogs and cats plus they have a shop that sells pet food, medicinal food, and accessories.
Toelettatura Roma provides expert grooming and self-service washing 24 hours a day, sells animal items and food, and provides boarding. L’Isola dei Tesori and The Dog Health Center from some of our other lists both do pet grooming in your area too.
Romeow Cat Bistrot at Via Francesco Negri, 15 is a cat cafe and not for dogs or other pets.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a hotel that allows pets stay at:
- Hotel Veneto Palace at Via Piemonte, 63
- Hotel Giolli Nazionale at Via Nazionale, 69
- Garden Hotel at Via Nomentana, 28
- Atlante Star Hotel at Via Giovanni Vitelleschi, 34
- Colony Hotel at Via Monterosi, 18
- Hotel Medici at Via Flavia, 96
- Hotel Serena at Via Principe Amedeo, 64
Pet Boarding In Rome
These Rome pet boarding services are where to go when you need to take a trip:
- Villa Andreina at Via di Saponara 701
- Grande Arca at Via Flaminia
- La Pensione Per Cani Diego Sebastiani at Via Valle Fienata 4
- Allevamento Pastore Tedesco Roma at Via di Brava, 75
- Centro Sanitario Cinofilo at Via del Fosso della Magliana, 71
Villa Andreina offers boarding for cats and dogs and even has a veterinary clinic. Grande Arca also does boarding for cats and dogs as well as a home shuttle service.
Canine retirement home Diego Sebastiani offers kennel and boarding services for dogs and can do some veterinary care. Boarding for dogs and cats is available at Allevamento Pastore Tedesco who also provides professional German shepherd breeding and training services.
For almost four decades Centro Sanitario Cinofilo has provided care for furry friends through constantly innovating services and programs. The center provides a variety of services, including pet boarding, grooming, kindergarten childcare, behavioral therapy, pet therapy, and dog education and training. They also offer a veterinary clinic.
Toelettatura Roma also offers pet boarding, while your dog is welcome to stay at Centro Cinofilo Manu Dog Camp A.S.D. overnight. You can also find more local pet boarding at The School of Champions and La Valletta from our other lists.
Best Veterinarians Near You
If you animal has medical problems take them to one of the best veterinarians near you and get the best care:
- Veterinario Friedrich Klaus Gunther at Via delle Tre Madonne 4
- Studio Veterinario Associato Sarno at Largo Giuseppe Cocchi, 7
- Ambulatorio Veterinario Balduina at Via Filippo Nicolai, 18/B
- Ambulatorio Veterinario della Dr.ssa Marcella Lucia at Via Michele di Lando, 90
- Clinica Veterinaria H24 Pet’s Life at Via Gaetano Astolfi, 45
- Veterinary Clinic Eur at Via dei Sommozzatori, 49
- CVRS Policlinico Veterinario at Via Pilade Mazza, 24
- Clinica Veterinaria Borghesiana at Via di Vermicino, 96
- Centro Veterinario Gregorio VII at Piazza di Villa Carpegna, 52
- Centro Veterinario Specialistico at Via Sandro Giovannini, 51/53
Any of those local animal hospitals should be able to provide 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. Veterinario Friedrich Klaus Gunther offers pet travel services while exotic animal care is available at the Studio Veterinario Associato Sarno in addition to home visits, microchipping, and registration.
Microchipping and home visits are also available at the Ambulatorio Veterinario della Dr.ssa Marcella Lucia. Veterinary Clinic EUR specializes in exotic animal treatment, microchipping, and canine registration.
If you need 24 hour emergency immediate animal care contact Clinica Veterinaria H24 Pet’s Life at their link or by calling +39-06-557-2288. CVRS Policlinico Veterinario is available 24 hours a day and offers emergency services, exotic animal care, physiotherapy, and other services. Clinica Veterinaria Borghesiana is a cat-friendly veterinarian service that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and offers emergency treatments, exotic animal care, dermatology, reproduction, and alternative medicine.
The Centro Veterinario Gregorio VII is open 24/7 and provides emergency and intensive care in your area, general surgery and medicine, exotic animal care, ophthalmology, dental treatment, physiotherapy, and behavioral therapy. The Centro Veterinario Specialistico is a multifunctional veterinary clinic that specializes in exotic animal treatment that is open 24/7 for urgent animal health care treatments.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Exequia Pet Funeral Services at Via di Porta Medaglia, 21 provides in-home pet euthanasia, personalized cremations, and some other veterinary services. Before we get out of here we want to mention that you can use this site to get help with local lost and found pets.
You may also want to read some of our other guides for these nearby cities:
Have Fun With Your Pets In Rome
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, local area adoption centers, dog parks, puppy trainers, bakeries, groomers, cafes, hotels that allow pets, places to board your dogs or cats, and even veterinarian or cremation services.
Our future readers would be a lot better off 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 Rome pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.