Madison, Wisconsin, is a great college town that offers all sorts of unique pet stores. Many of them cater to pets with specialized organic and raw diets, and have a variety of healthy foods.
The Dog Den, LLC
This store was created with the intention of providing great care for dogs in the Madison area. They have set up a safe, supervised, structured atmosphere for dogs to play and socialize with other dogs. They have playgroups that operate every Saturday morning, indoors and outdoors, with separate age and size groups. These playgroups cost $3 for an hour. They also offer useful training classes and behavior consults.
Noah’s Ark Pet Center
Noah’s Ark is a health food store for pets. It has been open in Madison since 1969. They sell a variety of pets, such as tropical fish, small birds, vaccinated, FELEUK-tested kittens, and other small animals. They also sell pet supplies and food, including raw food. They offer some animal services, such as professional dog and cat grooming, obedience classes, puppy kindergarten, bark collar rentals and dog crate rentals.
Tabby & Jack’s
Located in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, this store is a great place for providing healthy and safe food, accessories and holistic grooming services. This place is a new store that opened back in 2007, and is owned by animal experts. They offer a wide selection of pet food brands, and options for raw food diets. They are probably the best place to go for dog and cat supplements, as they offer anything from vitamins to muscle support to fur medicines. There is also a variety of healthy pet treats. The grooming services are available in the store or at your home!
Mounds Pet Food Warehouse
Mounds Pet Food Warehouse is a locally owned and operated pet store that has five locations throughout south central Wisconsin. They work with several adoption and humane organizations to find homes for pets. They are currently offering some seasonal supplies to keep your pets warm through the cold winter, like wild bird houses, heated pet bowls, heated bird baths, and pet clothing and shoes. They often offer classes and other events. You can bring your dog along to shop at Mounds, and they will give it a complimentary treat.
Nutzy Mutz & Crazy Catz
This store specializes in many eco-friendly and natural pet products, ranging from food, toys, training aids, supplements, and grooming supplies. They even offer some products for chickens. They like to support the local scene, so they carry the work of local artists and artisans, like handmade collars and cat toys made out of recycled materials. There is also a wide supply of books about animal care.