Over the next few minutes we will be taking you on a deep dive into the local Tuscaloosa pet scene. There should be enough information shared throughout this post to answer most questions you might have.
The best Tuscaloosa pet stores will kick things off since you can usually buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and all kinds of supplies at them. The best animal shelters in your area for dog and cat adoption will be up next.
Then we will move on to other topics like dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries around town. Pet grooming spas near you and dog or cat cafes will garner our next sections.
Pet friendly hotels will be discussed for any tourists that are reading too. As we progress we’ll talk about the best pet boarding facilities in town, and we are saving the somber topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services for the end.
Be sure to check out our map for local pet owners towards the conclusion so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are right now. We have written a lot of posts about the South which you can look through at this link if interested.
Best Pet Stores In Tuscaloosa
If you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just need to get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Tuscaloosa can handle most of your needs:
- Petsense at 4851 Rice Mine Rd NE #440
- Pet Supplies Plus at 2600 McFarland Blvd E
- PetSmart at 1320 McFarland Blvd E Bldg 600
Many kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other items should be available at each of those local pet stores. Petsense also offers grooming and training.
Birds, cats, dogs, fish, small pets, reptiles, and amphibians are all available at Pet Supplies Plus. Dog grooming, self-serve dog washing, pet pharmacy, and VIP pet care are also available. The Petsmart near you is a big box retailer that should have all the supplies you need and should be able to provide basic grooming, boarding, and even some veterinary services.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter at 3140 35th Street is dedicated to the humane and compassionate care of the animals in their custody while they attempt to reunite them with their owners or adopt them into loving homes.
These dog parks near you might just be their favorite place:
- Sokol North Complex
- Hurricane Creek Park
- Will May Dog Park
Will May Dog Park is home to the Bark in the Park event that we are sure many of you and your little buddies will love and that usually takes place each April.
Luxury Pet Companion is a top dog obedience school in your area that also provides house and pet sitting services. Petsense from our best pet stores list also provides puppy training.
If you know of any dog bakeries near you please tell us in the comments so we can add the info to this post, thanks.
Make sure your dog or cat is ready for their next selfie by taking them to a local pet groomer:
- Teresa’s Pet Grooming at 3700 University Blvd
- The Wizard of Paws at 5935 New Watermelon Rd
Teresa’s Pet Grooming is a small and large breed grooming specialist. The Wizard of Paws is a professional grooming service run by an experienced groomer with AKC CPR and salon safety certification. PetSmart, Petsense, Pet Supplies Plus, and Bryant Drive Animal Hospital also offer pet grooming in your area.
Pet Cafes In Tuscaloosa
We don’t know of any pet cafes around the city right now, if you do please tell us in the comments so we can add that info to our post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For pet friendly hotels in your area try:
- SpringHill Suites at 4020 Greensboro Ave
- Home2 Suites at 2610 University Blvd
- Hotel Indigo at 111 Greensboro Ave
Pet Boarding In Tuscaloosa
These Tuscaloosa pet boarding services should give them a comfortable nights rest:
- Dawg-Town at 3914 6th St E
- GiGi’s Critter Sitting at 3559 Brook Highland Dr
- Paradise Paws at 1703 Englewood Dr
Dawg-Town offers competent, loving, and individual care for the human’s best friend in their 24-hour dog boarding house. Paradise Paws is a full-service pet boarding and pet daycare facility.
Boarding is also available at PetSmart, Luxury Pet Companion, Ramey Veterinary Hospital, Bryant Drive Animal Hospital, and Town & Country Veterinary Hospital.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Make sure that they get the best medical care possible by taking them to one of the best local veterinarians in town:
- Ramey Veterinary Hospital at 1009 37th St E
- Alberta Veterinary Clinic at 2521 10th St E
- Town & Country Veterinary Hospital at 6350 AL-69
- Animal Medical Center at 1100 Rice Valley Rd N
- Bryant Drive Animal Hospital at 2211 Paul W Bryant Dr
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 should be available at any of those veterinarians in your area. Ramey Veterinary Hospital has pet supplies available and kennel services for your convenience.
Town & Country Veterinary Hospital specializes in small animals and equines and also offers a wide array of boarding suitable for the largest dogs to the smallest cats. Animal Medical Center provides top-notch preventative care, dental care, ultrasound services, and euthanasia for your family pet.
Bryant Drive Animal Hospital also offers grooming and comfortable boarding for dogs and cats.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Animal Medical Center provides euthanasia for your pets. Before you go we want to share some useful links like these for lost and found pets in your area, these for currently adoptable animals, and this one that breaks down the local pet licensing laws.
Some of you may also want to check out our blogs about:
- Birmingham Pet Owners Guide
- Montgomery Pet Owners Guide
- Jackson Pet Owners Guide
- Auburn Pet Owners Guide
Have Fun With Your Pets In Tuscaloosa
After reading about all of those 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 we hope you have a better understanding of the scene in your area.
It would be great if you could let us know if you noticed anything incorrect while reading this, or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips in the comments. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Tuscaloosa pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.