Pet Services in Rhode Island
Looking for a doggy daycare, pet sitter, or poop scooper? We've got you covered.
All Dogs Go to Heaven
These day trip excursions and overnight accommodations make your pup feel right at home.
Bow Chicka Wow Town
This doggie day care offers an indoor dog park, day care and dog hotel to provide your pup with human interaction and socialization with other dogs while you’re out and about. They can even shuttle your pet to and from your home. 27 Meadow St., Warwick, 737-2900, bowchikawowtown.com
Lucky Dog Resort
Lucky Dog is a resort for privileged pups that provides day care, training, boarding and wedding valet services for dogs on Aquidneck Island and beyond. 599 East Main Rd., Middletown, 835-0680, luckydogresortri.com
This cityside canine escapade features a safe, clean and fun environment where dogs can socialize, exercise and have fun with like-minded dogs in three different play areas catering to different sizes and temperaments. 697 Allens Ave., Providence, 781-2275, thebarkinglotri.com
The dog excursion program will pick up and drop off your pet from areas surrounding greater Providence for sessions of off-leash running through a private, fenced-in property in Rehoboth, Mass. Choose from morning, afternoon or all-day sessions, two times a week or ongoing. 419-4318, ruffinwranglers.com
The Gnarly Dog
A doggie day care that separates pups between big and small sizes and offers both indoor and outdoor play areas. The center also features overnight boarding and grooming. 1153 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett, 284-1477, thegnarlydog.com
As You Wish
We know most Rhode Islanders know a guy when it comes to preferred groomers, pet sitters and so on. But hear us out: the following service providers may do in a pinch when your “guy” isn’t available, or may even provide a service you didn’t even realize you needed.
Sometimes you don’t want to waste your time picking up, well, waste. Introducing John Andrade, owner of Pet Butler in Warwick. Keeping your pet’s environment clean is just as important as serving them the right food. Andrade and his team offer dog poop-scooping services, dog potty training aids, cat litter box swaps, yard and deck odor eliminators and more. Visit the website for pricing options. petbutler.com
Whether you’re headed out of town for the day or the weekend, Furry Fellas is ready to dole out all of the love and attention to your furry friends in your absence. Made up entirely of professionals with backgrounds in animal hospitals, shelters and training facilities, the staff is equipped to visit your dog or cat at home and, depending on their needs, take them for walks, provide food and water, administer medication and more. Additional options include pet taxi and wedding attendant services. Serves most of Rhode Island and parts of Massachusetts, 374-2230, furryfellaspetsitting.com
Calling all working pet parents
in Providence County: Tails N’ Trails can remedy any lonely or bored pup woes. The passionate team of walkers ensures the dog days of summer are an everyday occurrence through group walks, day care and off-leash walks. Best of all, each member is a dog owner themselves, and is CPR- and first aid-certified. tailsntrailspets.com
Mobile Pet Spa
Who doesn’t love the idea of having your perfectly coiffed pup delivered right to your doorstep? Luckily, Ooh La La Mobile Pet Spa can make that dream a reality. The fully equipped van pulls up right outside your home and performs an array of grooming services such as bathing, brushing and fluff drying; teeth and ear cleanings; nail clipping and sanitary trimming, plus final touches
like blueberry facials and accessorizing. oohlalamobilepetspa.com
The worst part of being a pet owner is the day you need to say goodbye, but Final Gift Memorial Center in Cranston makes the aftermath more manageable. Providing everything from pet cremation and burial services to keepsake jewelry and supportive grief resources, the center ensures that both you and your companion are in the capable and comforting hands of those who truly care. 2 Daniels Way, Cranston, 800-477-5044, finalgift.com
Treat Yo’ Pooch
Buppy Pets was born from Lauren Ruggiero’s desire to provide her sixteen-year-old Chihuahua, Maui, with a healthy-eating lifestyle (and from her adorable nickname, Buppy). She developed tasty, all-natural dog treat recipes and now shares them with like-minded owners. Artisan treats include pumpkin nutters and banapa snaps, available at local stores and online. buppypets.com
Named in memory of the owners’ late black lab/pit bull rescue, Jack’s Snacks a variety of handmade treats, from customizable cakes and biscuits to pizza pies and barcuterie boxes. The shop also carries a selection of spa products (think: wash bars and canine coat fresheners), adorable collars and cat treats and accessories. 158 Greenwich Ave., Warwick, 401-633-5522, jackssnacks.com
For the Most Fetching
We’re Here for the Dogs, a nonprofit dedicated to fundraising for local shelters and foster-based rescues, regularly teams up with local pet photographer, Meaghan Susi, to host different holiday-themed photoshoots where your pup will get the star treatment they deserve. For more information and to register for their next shoot, visit werehereforthedogs.org.