We love being a part of our vibrant local pet communities. If you’re wondering where to take your dog to play, how to find a professional pet sitter, or how to de-flea your home, check out the resources below. And if you have any other questions or concerns regarding your pets, stop by your local Petsway and ask one of our friendly store associates for help.
LOCAL PET RESOURCES
TAME Pet Magazine: TAME is a local publication geared toward urban pet owners. It is released quarterly with distribution in St. Louis and southwest Missouri, and it provides care information for all kinds of pets. For example, you’ll find information regarding the best pet food, veterinary care, grooming, training, and entertainment.
UTurn Studios: UTurn Studios is a local photography studio in southwest Missouri that specializes in pet photography for pets of all types. The photographers aim to capture each pet’s unique personality using playtime and some handy tricks. The studio also offers senior photos and family portraits.
Cruse Dog Park: Cruse is Springfield’s first off-leash dog park. To visit, you must register your dog and pay an annual fee. Daily passes are also available. Throughout the year, the organization hosts fun events like Bark in the Park (June), Dog Swim at Fassnight Pool (in September), and Dogfest at Chesterfield Park (in September).
Bug Zero: Flea and tick problems are not isolated to your pets, so consider scheduling a full, professional flea and tick treatment from Bug Zero. Based in Springfield and Cape Girardeau, these licensed pest exterminators pledge to provide the most effective pest control service available with as little impact as possible to the environment.
PetPlace.com: PetPlace.com features thousands of great articles written by trained and trusted veterinarians as well as trainers, behaviorists, and other pet experts. It is a great resource for basic information about your pets.
417 Pet Sitting: Looking for a professional pet sitter that can come to your home and provide affordable and safe care? 417 Pet Sitting is a local business that offers an alternative to boarding and kenneling. They’re licensed, bonded, and insured pet sitters, and they provide in-home consultations for all clients.
VIP Petcare: VIP Petcare provides high-quality and affordable non-emergency veterinary care for your pets. Community clinics and services are available at all PetsWay locations on various days of the month. Click here for a complete schedule.