Resources

Friends of Little Friends

Do you need help with services or products that we don’t offer? We’ve compiled a list of our favorites.

Dog Parks

Frazier Park

Frazier Park

In addition to a fenced-in dog park, Frazer Park has 16.5 acres of open fields and creekside trails for you and your pup to explore! Located in the Third Ward of Charlotte, it’s close by and easy to access.

Latta Park

Latta Park

Latta Park is a 31-acre urban park at 601 East Park Avenue in the Dilworth neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina. It features courts for tennis, volleyball, and basketball, as well as lots of benches and picnic facilities, playgrounds, walking trails, fitness trails, and soccer fields.

Groomers

The Dog Salon

The Dog Salon

The Dog Salon has been serving the four-legged community in Charlotte for 14 years & counting! They come from very humble beginnings in a 1600 sq. Ft area with 3 employees to a 3600 sq. foot salon with 15 employees & mobile grooming services! They offer Professional Grooming services, Creative Grooming (the 1st to bring color to CLT), DIY dog wash stations, Mobile Grooming, walk-in nail trims, & a dog boutique filled with handpicked & local items!

Dilworth Dog Grooming

Dilworth Dog Grooming

Dilworth Dog Grooming offers 25 years of pet grooming experience! Their passion for pets allows them to provide a relaxing environment. They offer full service, breed specific grooms, and bath services. Their grooming services are all inclusive. Each haircut comes with a bath, anal gland expression, ear cleaning, ear plucking, nail trim, cologne and bandana.

Classic Grooming

Classic Grooming

Classic Grooming seeks to build a positive and rewarding relationship with your pets by creating an enjoyable experience while with us and bringing comfort to them through proper grooming. Your canine family member will receive award winning grooming with luxury spa products. Classic Grooming salon offers top quality service and care. Their efforts are to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment.

Local Pet Stores

Four Dogs Pet Supplies

Four Dog Pet Supplies

Four Dog Pet Supplies focuses on premium and ultra-premium dog food. They also carry a wide variety of pet essentials like collars, leashes, bowls, grooming products, beds, toys, and art!

Canine Cafe

Canine Cafe Charlotte

In vibrant South End, right off the light rail, Canine Cafe offers the best dog foods, in a range of prices and varieties – from raw and canned and to their favorite brands of kibble, in both grain-free and grain-inclusive formulas.

Rescues

Humane Society of Charlotte

The Humane Society of Charlotte

The Humane Society of Charlotte is dedicated to providing the highest level of programs, resources, services, and care to our community. Whether you’re looking for a new family member, want to work or volunteer with us, need help with training or medical care for your pet – The Humane Society of Charlotte is here for you!

Heart of a Lion Rescue

Heart of a Lion Rescue

Heart of a Lion Rescue takes in orphaned kittens and adult cats that are homeless or in high kill shelters in rural North and South Carolina. Every cat is placed in foster care where their volunteers spend time evaluating their personality and temperament so that they can be placed into the best forever home possible based on their individual needs and the needs of their new family.

North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue

North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue

North Meck Animal Rescue is a private, no-kill rescue with a mission to help end pet overpopulation, abandonment, and neglect. They provide care and find homes for dogs of any breed, age or medical need. Over the last 10 years, they have saved over 4,000 dogs!

Veterinarians

South End Veterinary Clinic

South End Veterinary Clinic

South End Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Charlotte, NC. The professional and courteous staff at South End Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

Stand for Animals

Stand for Animals Veterinary Clinic

Stand for Animals stands for every pet and pet owner by making the highest quality veterinary care and spay/neuter services affordable and accessible. Their goal is to reduce the number of dogs and cats euthanized in regional shelters and to create a community without homeless pets.

Uptown Animal Hospital

Uptown Animal Hospital

Uptown Veterinary Hospital is an urban veterinary hospital for companion animals and exotics located in Charlotte, NC. Our hospital is staffed with best-in-class doctors, and is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment. We pride ourselves on delivering great service for both pets and their owners.

Queen City Animal Hospital

Queen City Animal Hospital

QC Animal Hospital’s mission is to deliver exceptional veterinary care and sustain vitality for their patients, clients, and community. They Are a safe and inclusive space for pets and owners from all walks of life. Their diversity is our strength and they pride themselves on this guiding principle.

Mixed Pet Veterinary Hospital

Mixed Pet Veterinary Hospital

Mixed Pet is conveniently located in the heart of Ballantyne and only minutes from Uptown Charlotte, Dilworth, Southpark, Matthews, Pineville and Waxhaw. Their bright, modern, and clean smelling veterinary hospital filled with advanced medical equipment and a sophisticated technology platform. Their support staff is über knowledgeable with super friendly personalities, and they can confidently boast that we have some of the best darn veterinarians in town.

End of Life Care

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice & In-Home Euthanasia

Lap of Love is a network of veterinarians in the Charlotte area whose goal is to empower every owner to care for their geriatric pets. Their philosophy centers around the human-animal bond and the need for that bond to be as undisturbed as possible during this most difficult time.

Pet Loss at Home

Pet Loss at Home

Pet Loss at Home is a Team helping around Charlotte with a pet passing or euthanasia in the comfort of home. They offer end of life care for your pet using a network of professional, compassionate, and caring veterinarians.

Pet Behaviorists and Dog Trainers

Love in the Lead Canine Training

Love in The Lead Canine Training

Rebecca’s training philosophies are built on a foundation of motivation, trust and respect. She utilizes both classical and operant conditioning; taking a holistic approach when working with every dog. With extensive experience studying and working hands-on with hundreds of dogs, Rebecca understands that no two dogs are the same and therefore each training program is designed specifically around each individual dog.

Canine Dimensions In-Home Dog Training

Canine Dimensions

Canine Dimensions in-home dog training company specializes in dog obedience training, problem-solving and behavior modification. We are one of America’s largest in-home dog training companies, with franchises located throughout the United States and Canada.

Courteous Canine

Courteous Canine

Jill Beitel, Owner & Trainer, a graduate of NC State University, has over twenty-five years of dog training experience. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed, (CPDT-KA) by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and Pet Professional Guild, and a member of two local dog training clubs. She is active in several dog rescue organizations, fostering, training, and re-homing rescued dogs.

Pet Photographers

BARKography

BARKography

You and your pet deserve a one of a kind experience with someone who truly understands how much you love your dog! A BARKography session is an experience for your dog tailored specifically for him to uniquely capture the essence of his personality. The results will be artwork you will treasure forever.

Reflections by Rhiannon

Reflections by Rhiannon

Reflections by Rhiannon is grounded in her passion for photography and love of children and animals. Her portrait sessions are convenient, relaxed, and fun. Sessions are available in our Charlotte, NC portrait studio located in the historic Dilworth neighborhood, and on location.

Pet-Friendly Food and Beverage Venues

The Dog Bar

The Dog Bar

The Dog Bar is similar to a dog park where dogs are off-leash in a safe fenced environment. They run and play in the climate-controlled indoors or outdoors on the Astroturf under a completely shaded patio. The patio is cooled with a misting system in the summer and enclosed and heated in the winter. The Dog Bar is a great local neighborhood hangout that offers live music and great drink specials including an extensive list of beer, liquor, and several wines.

Bulldog Taproom

Bulldog Taproom

Bulldog Beer & Wine has two locations in Charlotte, NC. Bulldog Beer and Wine (Dilworth) 2447 B Park Rd Charlotte NC 28203 and Bulldog Beer and Wine (South End) 1434 Winnifred St Charlotte, NC 28203. Both locations offer a dog-friendly environment with plenty of Craft Beer on tap as well as a retail section for takeout.

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