Thank you for joining us for this discussion about pets in Toronto. We hope some of the information on this page will help you out whether you are a current owner or trying to find a new special friend
The best Toronto pet stores seems like the most natural place for us to begin. We figure since they are a good place to buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies they are likely why many of you found our site.
After that we will move on to animal shelters for local dog or cat adoption. With so much overpopulation the adoption route is the choice of many these days and we certainly won’t argue against that.
The next few topics will all be for the dog lovers in your area. Dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you will be discussed in full detail.
Then we will jump into grooming and dog or cat cafes around town. Hotels that allow pets to check in will also get their own section for any visitors to the city.
Or if you are planning to leave home for some time we will mention the best places for pet boarding. At the end we will get into some unfortunate topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation.
Be sure to stick around for our local map to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area. And you can read more about pets near you in Canada’s biggest cities at that link if interested.
Best Pet Stores In Toronto
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 Toronto would be:
- Menagerie Pet Shop at 549 Parliament St
- Wooftown at 10 Birch Ave
- The Dog Market at 2116 Queen St E
- Bark & Meow Pet Supplies at 712 Bloor St W
- Pet Valu at 339 College St W
- Small Wonders Pets at 148 Danforth Ave
- The Dog Bowl at 984 Dundas St W
The Menagerie is a full-service pet store that sells animals, reptiles, and supplies in addition to providing a self-service dog wash. Wooftown offers grooming services in their store that sells all kinds of pet food, toys, leashes, collars, carriers, and other accessories.
The Dog Market also offers dog grooming, training, and sells pet supplies in addition to having a great pet bakery. Their delicacies are made from human-grade foods and do not contain any filler materials.
Bark & Meow Pet Supplies is the first and only pet food and supply store that offers vegan options for dogs and cats. They also offer grooming services for dogs and cats of all sizes.
Pet Valu sells a wide range of pet food, treats, toys, and accessories at affordable pricing. Grooming and adoption programs in collaboration with local rescuers are available too.
Small Wonders Pets offers custom engraved pet tags in addition to food and supplies. The Dog Bowl offers free delivery.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
These animal shelters should have plenty of dogs and pets for adoption in your area:
- Toronto Animal Services at 821 Progress Ave
- Toronto Humane Society at 11 River St
- Etobicoke Humane Society at 67 Six Point Rd
Adoptions, pet licensing, and lost and found pets are all covered by Toronto Animal Services. The Etobicoke and Toronto Humane Societies are local pet adoption facilities that do great work for the community.
You know your furry friend would love nothing more than to run around one of these dog parks:
- High Park Dog Park
- Trinity Bellwoods Park
- Cherry Beach Off-Leash Dog Park
- Sunnybrook Park
- Etobicoke Valley Park
- Riverdale Park West
- Coronation Dog Park
- Ramsden Park Dog Park
These puppy trainers near you will have them following orders in no time:
- When Hounds Fly at 1108 Dundas St W
- The Centre for Canine Education
- Mellow Vibes Dog Training
When Hounds Fly offers group classes as well as private one-on-one sessions. KatyK9 provides private or group lessons, pet wrangling services, as well as dog walking, dog sitting, and puppy visits.
Mellow Vibes Dog Training also offers dog boarding, daycare, and walking. You can also get puppy training from The Dog Market, Petopia, Dogtopia, Wellesley Animal Hospital, and Queen West Animal Hospital.
These dog bakeries are where to go on a special occasion:
- Bow Wow Bakery at 215 sherway gardens Rd
- Dream Cakery at 30 Carlton St
Bow Wow Bakery specializes in organic and healthy baked treats for your canine companion. Organic local pet cakes are Dream Cakery’s specialty.
The Dog Market from the best pet stores near you list also bakes their own dog treats and food.
Toronto Pet Grooming
These Toronto pet groomers will get your dog or cat looking better than ever:
- Dogfather & Co at 1007 Yonge St
- Spaw Boutique at 844 King St W
- Pawfect Spa at 207 Avenue Rd
- Tail Spin Dog Spa at 12 Irwin Ave
- Dear My Puppy at 78 St Patrick St #114
Dogfather and Co offers grooming services for dogs and cats plus they have a boutique with the latest fashions and accessories. Grooming for both dogs and cats is available at Spaw Boutique.
Pawfect Spa is an award-winning local pet grooming salon that specializes in hair styling with hand scissoring techniques to give your dog or cat a show-quality trim. Tail Spin Dog Spa uses eco-friendly shampoos and products, and guarantee that your dog is in a stress-free environment.
Grooming services are available for dogs of all types and sizes at Dear My Puppy. They specialize in unique cuts that will make you smile.
There are lots of other options for local pet grooming like Wooftown, The Dog Market, Bark & Meow Pet Supplies, Pet Valu, Petopia, Parker Pet Care, Park9, Dogtopia, and Wellesley Animal Hospital who we have linked to in other sections.
If you know of any good dog, cat, or other pet cafes in Toronto please tell us in the comments. We would also be interested in bars or restaurants where people bring their little buddies regularly.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For local pet friendly hotels check out:
- Four Seasons at 60 Yorkville Ave
- Westin Harbour Castle at 1 Harbour Square
- Sheraton at 123 Queen St W
- Hilton at 145 Richmond St W
- Hyatt Regency at 370 King St W
Pet Boarding In Toronto
These Toronto pet boarding services are where to go when you need to take a trip:
- Petopia at 107 Crockford Blvd
- Parker Pet Care at 68 Floral Pkwy.
- Paws Playgrounds at 19 Carlaw Ave
- Park9 Distillery District Urbandog Playcare at 37 Parliament St
- Dogtopia of Bloor West Village at 2487 Bloor St W
Doggie daycare, cage-free overnight stays, training, grooming, puppy socialization playgroups, doggie shuttle service, parties, meetups, and doggie photography are just a few of the services offered by Petopia. Parker Pet Care offers pet grooming and accommodation in your area.
Puppy play dates, pet taxi, dog bathing, and cat sitting are all available at Paws Playgrounds. Park9 provides extensive play care, dog boarding, grooming, and shuttle service plus they have live streaming cameras so you can keep an eye on them.
Dogtopia also provides day care, spa services, and training. Mellow Vibes Dog Training, Beaches Animal Hospital, and Wellesley Animal Hospital from our other lists also do overnight boarding for animals.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Get your animals the quality medical attention they deserve from one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Veterinary Emergency Clinic at 920 Yonge St #117
- Beaches Animal Hospital at 2304 Queen St E
- Wellesley Animal Hospital at 535 Yonge St
- Dundas West Animal Hospital at 2160 Dundas St W
- Queen West Animal Hospital at 931 Queen St W
All of the above should be able to provide standard veterinary care for animals like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures.
Additionally Beaches Animal Hospital provides overnight boarding, a pet adoption center, and can handle emergency services 24/7 if you call 416-690-4040. Microchipping, grooming, boarding, and puppy training are all available at Wellesley Animal Hospital.
There is a cat adoption center at Dundas West Animal Hospital, as well as puppy training and cat adoption at Queen West Animal Hospital.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
When the sad day comes you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
- Midtown Mobile Veterinary Hospice Services at 550 Eglinton Ave W
- Petatree at 404 Palmerston Blvd #3
- Pet Cremations by Turner & Porter at 237 Willard Ave
- Faithful Pet Memorial at 181 Weston Rd
Geriatric pet care, hospice consultations, and in-home euthanasia are all available through Toronto Mobile Veterinary Services.
Petatree transforms the ashes of your pet into the life of a tree. Faithful Pet Memorial is committed to assisting all families in finding closure by providing well grounded pet cremation.
Now for some useful links for local animal owners, here is one about obtaining a pet license in your city. This one can help with lost or found pet situations, and here are links to current adoptable animals at shelters near you.
You may also want to read some of our other guides for these nearby cities:
Have Fun With Your Pets In Toronto
We tried to cover the scene in full for you today. You just read about quite a few local 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 veterinarian or cremation services.
We know that our upcoming 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 Toronto pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.