Over the next few minutes we will be taking you on a deep dive into the local Waterloo & Cedar Falls pet scene. There should be enough information shared throughout this post that just about any questions you might have will be covered.
The best Waterloo & Cedar Falls 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.
- 1 Best Pet Stores In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
- 2 Animal Shelters & Adoption
- 3 Dog Parks
- 4 Puppy Training
- 5 Dog Bakeries
- 6 Pet Grooming
- 7 Pet Cafes In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
- 8 Hotels That Allow Pets
- 9 Pet Boarding In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
- 10 Best Veterinarians Near You
- 11 Pet Cremation & Euthanization
- 12 Have Fun With Your Pets In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
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, and we are saving the somber topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services for the end.
Be sure to check out the map towards the conclusion so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are right now. You are welcome to look through more of our posts on this area of the country right here if you want.
Best Pet Stores In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
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 Waterloo & Cedar Falls can handle most of your needs:
- Aquatics & Exotics at 2823 University Ave, Waterloo
- The Scoop Feed & Supply at 3050 Wagner Rd, Waterloo
- PetSmart at 1506 Flammang Dr, Waterloo
- Pet Supplies Plus at 713 Brandilynn Blvd, Cedar Falls
Many varieties of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other items should be available at each of those local pet stores. Aquatics and Exotics sells rare and unusual fish and invertebrates as well as all the information needed to care for them.
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. Pet Supplies Plus sells birds, cats, dogs, fish, small pets, reptiles, amphibians, and also offers dog grooming, a self-serve dog wash, pet pharmacy, and VIP pet care.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Cedar Bend Humane Society at 1166 W Airline Highway in Waterloo is a full-service, open-admission animal shelter that takes any animal regardless of age, breed, behavior, or health. They also have a low cost boarding facility called Mutt Hutt and all of the money it takes in goes towards taking care of the sheltered animals.
These dog parks near you might just be their favorite place:
- Pat Bowlsby, Waterloo
- Paw Park, Cedar Falls
To speed up their learning curve get lessons from one of these puppy training services in your area:
- Fast Tracks Canine Activity Center at 1702 E Lake St, Cedar Falls
- Loyal Start Dog Training at 3233 Crescent Dr, Cedar Falls
Fast Tracks is a place for high-intensity dogs that provides customized and caring training, grooming, boarding, and daycare for your four-legged children. Loyal Start Dog Training focuses on the education of both the owner and the dog via the use of suitable communication methods.
We are not aware of any local dog or pet bakeries at this time, if you do know of any please mention them in the comments, thanks.
Make sure your dog or cat is ready for their next selfie by taking them to a local pet groomer:
- Waggin’ Tails Pet Salon at 325 N Wayne St, Waterloo
- Pawsha’s Pet Salon & Boarding at 2309 Main St, Cedar Falls
Waggin’ Tails Pet Salon offers quality local pet grooming at reasonable prices. Pawsha’s is a full-service grooming salon that works with all pets large and small and also has boarding available for small dogs, cats, and small animals.
PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Fast Tracks, Aloha Pet Resort & Spa, Advanced Pet Care Clinic, Brookside Veterinary Hospital, and Cedar Valley Veterinary Center also provide pet grooming.
Pet Cafes In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
We don’t know of any pet cafes in your area 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:
- Comfort Inn & Suites at 2011 La Porte Rd, Waterloo
- Hampton Inn at 101 W 1st St, Cedar Falls
- AmericInn at 5818 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls
Pet Boarding In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
These Waterloo & Cedar Falls pet boarding services should give them a comfortable nights rest:
- Happy Dogs at 800 Jefferson St, Waterloo
- Camp Run-A-Mutt at 3225 Airport Blvd, Waterloo
- Mutt Hutt Cat & Dog Boarding at 1136 West Airline Highway, Waterloo
- Aloha Pet Resort & Spa at 704 Enterprise Dr, Cedar Falls
Happy Dogs is a state-inspected and licensed dog daycare and boarding facility that provides a clean, safe, and positive environment for dogs to play and socialize.Both daycare and overnight boarding at Camp Run-A-Mutt are cage-free.
Mutt Hutt is a low-cost cat and dog boarding facility that is affiliated with the Cedar Bend Humane Society. Not only is it a good low cost option but all of the money earned goes towards supporting the pets at CBHS.
Aloha Pet Resort & Spa is a high-end pet resort near you that offers individualized service in terms of housing, exercise activities, and grooming. PetSmart, Fast Tracks, Pawsha’s, Brookside Veterinary Hospital, and Cedar Valley Veterinary Center also provide pet boarding in your area.
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:
- Den Herder Veterinary Hospital at 4041 Hurst Dr, Waterloo
- Companion Animal Clinic & Pet Resort at 4728 University Ave, Cedar Falls
- Advanced Pet Care Clinic at 4507 Algonquin Dr # A, Cedar Falls
- Brookside Veterinary Hospital at 9305 University Ave, Cedar Falls
- Cedar Valley Veterinary Center at 1703 State St, Cedar Falls
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. Den Herder Veterinary Hospital has expertise with all types of birds, ferrets, rabbits, chinchillas, rats, mice, gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, raccoons, skunks, snakes, a host of lizards, turtles, tortoises, frogs, and even hedgehogs.
Routine and therapeutic bathing services and full-service grooming are available at Advanced Pet Care Clinic. Grooming and boarding are also possible at Brookside Veterinary Hospital and Cedar Valley Veterinary Center.
The closest 24 hour emergency veterinarian in your area is BluePearl Pet Hospital in Cedar Rapids and you can contact them by calling 319-841-5161 but as you know it isn’t exactly close.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Den Herder Veterinary Hospital provides euthanasia for your pets, and you can also get that service from Cedar Bend Humane Society. Before you leave we should share a few useful links like these lost and found pet pages, these for currently adoptable animals, and this one that breaks down the pet licensing laws in your area.
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Have Fun With Your Pets In Waterloo & Cedar Falls
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.
Our future 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 in the comments. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Waterloo & Cedar Falls pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.