Do you live in Windermere and have pets (or are planning on getting a pet)? You are going to need a vet to keep him healthy, a groomer to keep him handsome, a pet sitting service for when you need to travel, a dog walking service for those long work hours, a pet bakery for special treats, and so on.
We have put together a pet resource guide for pet lovers in Windermere. Enjoy!
Pet Sitter in Windermere
There are many options when it comes to choosing a pet sitting service and it is important to do your homework and research each option carefully.
You can download our checklist of the most important things to ask when choosing a pet sitting service.
Learn more about our pet sitting service and get your questions answered at our Pet Learning Center.
Dog Walker in Windermere
Just like pet sitting, there are many options for dog walking in Windermere. It is important to select the right option for you and your dog.
How do you decide on the right dog walker for you? There are many questions you need to ask and it is important to do thorough research. For instance, you will want to check if your dog walker is insured and bonded. This is important should something happen to your dog on a walk or even out playing in the backyard. Another thing that is important, is to check if your dog walker has a back-up: what happens if your dog walker gets sick or has an emergency? Will your dog miss his walk?
Vets in Windermere
Finding the right vet for your and for your fur baby is very important. Just like anything else that pertains to the care of your pet, you will want to do a lot of research before choosing a vet.
Some questions you may want to ask in regards to the vet are
- What services do they offer?
- What are their office hours?
- Will my pet love the staff there?
- What types of reviews does the vet have?
Here are the vets we found in the Windermere area:
Windermere Veterinary Services (this clinic also provides after-hours emergency services)
Groomers in Windermere
Keeping your pet looking good is always important. You want to make sure that you select the right groomer for your pet. Read this article for more information on how to choose the right groomer for you.
Some things you should check about your potential pet groomer are
- How much experience do they have?
- Are they insured?
- What types of reviews do they have?
- Is the facility (or van, if mobile) clean and hygienic?
Here are the groomers we have found in the Windermere area:
Dog Trainers in Windermere
Selecting a dog trainer early in the life of your dog is very important in order to give him a good, solid, stable start in life. You do not want to wait until a bad behavior has developed before contacting a professional. Contacting a professional to help you learn how to keep your dog balanced from puppyhood on is the best way to ensure a happy and healthy dog.
Some things you will want to keep in mind when selecting a dog trainer:
- Do I agree with his/her philosophy on dog training?
- Am I willing to follow through and do my part in the training process? (often, dog training is more about changing the owner’s behavior in order to help the dog)
- How much experience does the dog trainer have?
Here are the dog trainers we have found in Windermere:
Dog Parks in Windermere
Taking your dog to play at a dog park probably feels to your dog like going to Disney World is for kids. Dogs who are social and playful love the chance to interacting with other dogs. They get to play and just be dogs. There’s nothing better than that! Also, taking your dog to a dog park on a regular basis can help with socializing, which is always a plus.
We did not find any dog parks in Windermere but found a couple close by.
West Orange Dog Park
12400 Marshall Farms Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787
Dr. P. Phillips Community Park
8249 Buenavista Woods Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836
Pet-Friendly Hotels Near Windermere
Are you planning on taking a vacation in the Windermere area? Do you love to travel with your pet? Then it is important to find the right pet-friendly hotel for you.
Some things to consider when selecting your pet-friendly hotel:
- How much is the pet deposit? Is it refundable? Is it daily or a one-time fee
- How clean are the rooms?
- What do others have to say about the hotel?
- Are there ample areas for a dog to use the bathroom and walk?
Need someone to watch your pet in your hotel while you visit the Windermere and Orlando area? Contact us! We will be glad to help.
Some pet-friendly hotels near the Windermere area:
Pet Bakeries in Windermere
Pet bakeries are a wonderful resource for high-quality pet food and treats, both packaged and made right in the store. They are also a nice place to find small gifts and cards for animal-lovers. Some pet bakeries even offer pet grooming!
Woof Gang Bakery Summerport Village
13524 Summerport Village Pkwy, Windermere, FL 34786
Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Windermere
Sometimes you just want to go on a date with your best mate, your four-legged furry companion. What’s nicer than taking a relaxing stroll together and the sitting down for a nice lunch or dinner together?
Here are some pet-friendly restaurants in Windermere and nearby:
You will want to decide what option will best suit your needs and schedule as well as your pet’s needs.
This article discusses how to choose a boarding facility that suits your needs and gives a list of the boarding facilities in the Windermere area.
Interesting in using a pet boarding facility but don’t have time to pick your pet up and drop him off? Contact us! We can help!
There are no doggie daycare places in Windermere, but there are a couple of them nearby:
Pawsh Pet Resort and Spa
300 Countyline Ct
Oakland, FL 34787
Fur & Feathers Pet Resort
1230 Winter Garden Vineland Rd
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Paws & Play
11790 W Colonial Drive
Ocoee, FL 34761
Want to use a doggie daycare for your dog but don’t have time to take him there each day? Contact us to arrange for a pet taxi service.