Pets and Their Needs in Fort Erie

Pets and Their Needs in Fort Erie, Ontario

When it’s time to find a new home, one consideration might include the needs for your family pet, particularly for your dog.

People live much longer than their pets so the big purchases, like a new home, should primarily be made with the human occupants in mind since it will be a long-term investment.

That being said, animals do have certain needs. Have you looked into finding a home with a fenced-in yard? Invisible fencing is also an option, provided that the service to train your dog is included. While getting fencing is seldom inexpensive, the peace of mind and the safety that it provides makes for a happier owner, neighbourhood, and pet.

Fort Erie’s Friendship Trail offers interesting options for the daily walk. Both the owner and the dog can enjoy the beauty of nature while keeping doggie’s boredom at bay. A side benefit is that a satisfied dog is usually much calmer and less likely to bark you out-of-favour with your neighbours.

Once established in your new home, a visit to one of the local dog parks  is a good way to get the inside scoop from other pet parents, about the best places to go for groomers, veterinarians, pet supplies.

Meanwhile, now you and your little pooch have made a friend or two.



Fort Erie Animal Hospital
315 Walden Blvd
(905) 871-1653
Lakeshore Animal Hospital
25 Queen St
(905) 991-9847
Borderview Veterinary Hospital
1104 Thompson Rd
(905) 871-4366


Big and Small Pet Grooming For All
(289) 320-8647
Just Paws Pet Salon
(905) 991-0800
Groom ‘N’ Zoom Services
(905) 658-1553
Grooming By Tara
Just Paws In’s

Pet supply stores: 

Pet Valu- 310 Garrison Rd, Fort Erie, ON L2A 1M7, (905) 994-0857

Minor Bros- 2736 Stevensville Rd, Stevensville, ON L0S 1S0, (905) 382-7878

Dog parks: 

Sugarbowl Park – 100 Gilmore Rd, Fort Erie, ON L2A 3T8

Canine training: Pepp K-9 Training Services- or (905) 933-8801

Invisible fencing: INVISIBLE Fence BRAND OF Niagara- or (905) 646-9944