We will be going over everything we know about pets in Syracuse in great depth on this page for you today. Hopefully this will serve as a one-stop shop for all of the information you require as quickly and conveniently as possible.
Even if we are aiming to cover everything we can’t think of a better way to begin than with a list of the best Syracuse pet stores. They are most likely the main pull to this page and should be able to assist you in purchasing puppies, kittens, toys, food, or other supplies.
You will also read about the top local animal shelters next for individuals who would rather adopt a dog, cat, or other pet than buy a new one. Our next three topics which are about dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakers near you will appeal to dog enthusiasts in the area.
Then it will be time to look into pet grooming shops and dog or cat cafes in your area. Frequent travelers will appreciate the following sections which describe pet-friendly hotels and boarding facilities near you.
Our final two topics, veterinarians and pet cremation services, will be a little more somber. Check out more of our guides for cities around the Northeast at that link.
Best Pet Stores In Syracuse
It doesn’t matter if you are trying to add a member to your family or just need some new toys, food, or supplies the best pet stores in Syracuse would be:
There will be a wide variety of collars, leashes, toys, carriers, beds, and other pet supplies at each of those stores. In addition to selling a variety of natural and healthy pet foods for dogs and cats Dog Daze Pet Shop also has a dog bakery in their store.
Countrymax has a pet supply center with toys, food, treats, and supplies for dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and other small pets. They also have products for wild birds, horses, and other farm animals.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
The animal shelters in your area should have plenty of dogs and pets for adoption:
The animal shelter at the Central New York SPCA is a great place to adopt dogs, cats, or sometimes other pets. The adoptable foster animals will not show up on their website until they have been vaccinated, microchipped, and spayed or neutered.
You can also contact them to fill out a pet cruelty report if someone in your area is causing harm to animals. HumaneCNY is another animal shelter that takes in surrenders, has adoptable pets, and can provide assistance with spay or neuter procedures.
These are two of the best contacts to have if you are in a situation involving a lost or found dog, cat, or other pet in the area.
Few things will make them more excited than spending some time at one of these dog parks near you:
- Jamesville Beach Off-leash Dog Park
- Wegmans Good Dog Park
- Elmwood Park
- Leavenworth Park
- Onondaga Lake Park
Whether you want to try and teach an old dog a new trick or need puppy training services you can try:
- Syracuse Obedience Training Club at 6392 Deere Rd
- C3 K9 Solutions at 7243 State Fair Blvd #4
- Master’s Way Dog Training at 7188 Karker Rd
- Sit Means Sit Dog Training at 7730 Frontage Rd, Cicero
- Off Leash K9 Training at 6001 W Genesee St, Camillus
There will be a variety of options at the above ranging from group puppy training classes to private dog training courses. At C3 K9 Solutions they have board and train programs plus special classes for rehabilitation.
Sit Means Sit also has the board and train option available, and in addition to training your puppy Off Leash K9 Training also will teach the owner how to better understand why dogs do what they do.
You can also try the puppy training classes at The Barking Orange, Stack Veterinary Hospital, and Shear Magic Dog Spa & Resort.
These dog bakeries are where to go on a special occasion:
- Storybook Wags N’ Whiskers at 8587 Bayview Dr, Cicero
- Harley’s Barkery at Carlton Ave
- Healthy Hound Bakery at 8418 Henry Clay Blvd, Clay
You can get some great homemade dog birthday cakes from Storybook Wags N’ Whiskers. There are no preservatives or artificial flavors and colors added to the dog biscuits, cookies, and birthday cakes at Harley’s Barkery.
Healthy Hound Bakery also focuses on healthy treats and baked goods for dogs. And remember earlier we mentioned you can also try the pet bakery at Dog Daze Pet Shop.
Syracuse Pet Grooming
These Syracuse pet groomers will get your dog or cat looking better than ever:
- The Barking Orange at 1005 N Geddes St
The Barking Orange also has a doggie daycare and does training too. Other venues we have listed throughout this post that also do pet grooming are Stack Veterinary Hospital, VCA Shop City Animal Hospital, and all of the boarding facilities.
Pawsitivitea which you can find at 2100 Park Street #309 is a cat café, not an all pet café. Please don’t bring your dogs. They put on special events like ‘Paint n Play’ cat parties, and they have helped over 50 cats get adopted by foster homes and hope to reach triple digits soon.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a local pet friendly hotel check out:
- Comfort Inn Fairgrounds at 7010 Interstate Island Rd
- Quality Inn & Suites Fairgrounds at 100 Farrell Rd
- Crowne Plaza at 701 E Genesee St
- Parkview Hotel at 713 E Genesee St
- Red Roof Inn at 6614 N Thompson Rd
Pet Boarding In Syracuse
These Syracuse pet boarding facilites are where to go when you need to take a trip:
- Onondaga Hill Pet Boarding at 5092 Velasko Rd.
- Shear Magic Dog Spa & Resort at 519 Horan Rd
- The Dog Lodge at 6001 W Genesee St, Camillus
You can also get pet grooming from all of these boarding facilities in your area. Shear Magic Dog Spa & Resort even does dog training.
All of the veterinarians, Sit Means Sit Dog Training, and C3 K9 Solutions are other places we have listed on this page that also have animal boarding available
Best Veterinarians Near You
If unfortunate medical problems arise go to one of the best veterinarians near you and get the best care:
- VCA Fairmount Animal Hospital at 4101 West Genesee St
- Stack Veterinary Hospital at 5092 Velasko Rd
- Veterinary Medical Center of Central New York at 5841 Bridge St
- VCA Shop City Animal Hospital at 105 Shop City Plaza
- Dewitt Animal Hospital at 5620 Thompson Rd
You can expect to find basic health care for animals like flea, tick, and heartworm prevention, parasite control, vaccinations, microchipping, and standard pet surgeries at all of those. They also have overnight boarding available.
Anyone that needs 24 hour emergency veterinary care for sick or injured animals can contact the Veterinary Medical Center of Central New York. Stack Veterinary Hospital will do home wellness checks, pet grooming, dog behavior training and can help with end of life care.
VCA Shop City Animal Hospital has a grooming service and also delivers medications and other pet supplies. Dewitt Animal Hospital will try to assist if you have a lost or found pet situation going on.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Stillwaters Veterinary Care offers in-home pet euthanasia so that your pets last moments don’t include a stressful trip to the vet. VCA Shop City Animal Hospital and VCA Fairmount Animal Hospital also do pet euthanasia and cremations.
And here is a link filled with the current adoptable dogs in your area. You may also want to read some of our other guides for these nearby cities:
- New York City Animal Shelters & Veterinarians
- Rochester Animal Shelters & Veterinarians
- Buffalo Animal Shelters & Veterinarians
- Albany Animal Shelters & Veterinarians
Have Fun With Your Pets In Syracuse
We tried to cover the scene in full for you today. You just read about quite a few pet stores, local 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 know that 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 Syracuse pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.