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Top Rated Veterinarian in Matthews, NC Indian Trail Animal Hospital


Matthews, a suburb of Charlotte, is a town in southeastern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Matthews is home to professional soccer club Stumptown Athletic, named after the suburb's nickname. It was founded in 2019 and plays in US Soccer's third division, the National Independent Soccer Association. Its home stadium is the 5,000 capacity Sportsplex at Matthews.

Pet Laws in Matthews

All dogs, cats, and ferrets four months of age or older inside the town limits of Matthews must be vaccinated for rabies as well as possess a current Town of Matthews Animal License. North Carolina rabies law requires that all owned dogs, cats, and ferrets must be vaccinated against rabies by four months of age and must be kept current. You can learn more about these laws and ordinances here.

Pet Friendly Activities in Matthews

Purser-Hulsey Park
Location: 13201 Phillips Rd, Matthews, NC 28105
The park offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Four Mile Creek Greenway
Location: 1631 Pleasant Plains Rd, Matthews, NC 28105
The park offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

History Walk of the Queen City
Location: Founders Hall, 100 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
History Walk of the Queen City' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Bliss. You and Fido will take a walking guided tour of Charlotte to discover how the city was originally designed by its founders.

Shuffletown Park
Location: 9400 Belhaven Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28214
Shuffletown Park has a 4-acre enclosure for large dogs and a smaller area for small dogs. The area is partially-wooded for shade.

Squirrel Lake Park
Location: 1631 Pleasant Plains Rd., Matthews NC 28105
This 36-acre park offers something for everyone: 2 shelters, restrooms, a pond with fishing pier, playground, swings, cornhole, trails, 12-hole disc golf course, and access to the Four Mile Creek Greenway.

Colonel Francis Beatty Park
Location: McKee/Tilley Morris Rd., 4330 Weddington Road, South Park Region
This park offers walking trails for you and your pup.

Pet Friendly Restaurants in Matthews

Bruster's Real Ice Cream
Location: 545 W John St, Matthews, NC, 28105
Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones on top for their furry customers.

Beantown Tavern
Location: 130 Matthews Station St #1i, Matthews, NC, 28105
Fido is welcome to join you at one of the many pet-friendly tables available on their outdoor patio while you enjoy your meal.

Moochie's Tavern
Location: 15060 Idlewild Rd, Matthews, NC, 28104
Snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side.

Pie Five Pizza Co.
Location: 1915 Matthews Township Pkwy, Matthews, NC, 28105
This pizzeria on Matthews Township Parkway has three pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to share a slice. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order.

Jekyll & Hyde Taphouse and Grill
Location: 316 North Trade Street, Matthews, NC 28105
Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal.

Pet Friendly Accommodations in Matthews

Matthews Airbnb Rentals
Location: Matthews, North Carolina
Pet policies are determined by the individual host of each Airbnb property. For more information on the pet fee, weight limit and other restrictions at a particular property in Matthews, please contact the host directly or read the 'house rules' section of their listing.

VRBO Matthews
Location: Matthews, North Carolina
Pet policies are determined by the individual owner of each Vrbo property. For more information on the pet fee, weight limit and other restrictions at a dog-friendly Vrbo in Matthews, please contact the owner directly or read the 'House Rules' section of their listing. Also be sure to include your pet(s) in the 'Guest' field when making your reservation, so the pet fee can be included. If applicable, it will be usually be displayed in the 'On-site Fees' or 'Owner Fees' sections during checkout. Some owners will also wait until you arrive in Matthews to collect the pet fee.

Sleep Inn Matthews
Location: 9900 Matthews Park Dr, Matthews, NC 28105
Sleep Inn Matthews welcomes three pets up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night (up to $100 per week). Both dogs and cats are accepted. Guests with pets are assigned to rooms on the ground floor, and well-behaved pets may be left in the room unattended. There are a couple of grassy areas for pet relief on the property.

Totally Unexpected Serenity
Location: Joines Dr, Matthews, NC
Pets are considered at this private room Airbnb rental in Matthews. Please contact Mabel for more details on the pet fee, weight limit, and any other restrictions.

Econo Lodge East Inn & Suites Matthews
Location: 1938 Moore Rd, Matthews, NC 28105
Econo Lodge East Inn and Suites welcomes two dogs up to 15 lbs for an additional fee of $25 per dog, per night. Guests traveling with pets must book Double Full Rooms. Dogs may not be left unattended in rooms. There is a grassy area on the property for pet relief. Cats are not permitted.

Recommended Pet Services in Matthews

Indian Trail Animal Hospital
Location: 160 Corporate Blvd Indian Trail NC, 28079
Indian Trail Animal Hospital is a full-service AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital servicing the Indian Trail, NC area for over 25 years, and is considered a leader in veterinary medicine in our region. Featuring a variety of pet services such as high-quality pet medical care, dentistry, boarding services, grooming, and more. At Indian Trail Animal Hospital, we believe that your pet is a part of the family, yours, and ours. That is why we have made it our mission to provide comprehensive and compassionate veterinary care and that is in the best interests of you and your furriest family member. If you are in the Indian Trail area and are looking for a caring veterinary team to help make sure your pet remains in good health, we are nearby and ready to help.

Indian Trail Dog Training
Contact: 980-269-4517
At Indian Trail Dog Training we teach people how to effectively communicate with their dogs using positive reinforcement and humane, fear free behavior modification techniques. They are a top tier choice for dog training at Indian Trail Animal Hospital

Free Will Animal Training
Contact: Text 704-761-8DOG (8364) or email [email protected]
We offer stress-free, positive-reinforcement animal training services in Charlotte, NC! They are a top tier choice for dog training at Indian Trail Animal Hospital

ScooperDude Pet Waste Removal Service
Location: PO Box 1239, Matthews, NC, US, 28106
ScooperDude has been scooping the Greater Charlotte area since 2003. Their service area includes Waxhaw to Huntersville, Harrisburg to the River. Their trucks and personnel are clearly marked, insured and licensed, and they are members of the association of animal waste specialists.

Pet Stores and Supplies in Matthews

Carolina Pet Pantry
Address: 323 Unionville Indian Trail Rd W Suite B Indian Trail, NC 28079
Carolina Pet Pantry is your pets favorite place to shop! We are pet food nutritionists for all of your allergy and skin issue kids.

4 Paws Holistic
Address: 2907 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, NC 28209
A holistic pet food store for Charlotte locals, by Charlotte locals.

Pet Related Groups in Matthews

Greyhound Friends of North Carolina
Address: Greyhound Friends of NC P.O. Box 746 Summerfield, NC 27358
Greyhound Friends of North Carolina (GFNC) – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit – is an established adoption agency providing retired racing greyhounds a path to lifelong placement into loving homes, ensuring their health and welfare, and educating the public about greyhounds as pets. We support and endorse relationships with organizations and groups which practice humane and ethical treatment of their dogs.

Friends of Feral Felines
Address: P.O. Box 473385 Charlotte NC 28247
Friends of Feral Felines is a nonprofit organization committed to the humane management of feral and community cats. We help the public trap, sterilize, vaccinate, and return feral cats.

Important Organizations in Matthews

Union County Animal Shelter
Address: 3340 Presson Rd. Monroe, NC 28112
Union County cares about its four-legged residents too!

Humane Society of Union County
Address: P.O. Box 473385 Charlotte NC 28247
For more than 30 years, the Humane Society of Union County has been busy in this little corner of the planet. As a foster-based rescue, our puppies, kittens, dogs and cats live in volunteers’ homes while eagerly awaiting their forever families.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Services
Address: 8315 Byrum Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217
We are a multi-faceted agency dedicated to providing the citizens of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County with animal care services. We are an organization that values community partnerships and working jointly to build a better world for animals and the people who own them.

Pet Friendly Events in Matthews

NOVEMBERPawsitively Matthews
Address: 120 S. Trade Matthews NC 28105
A fun day for dogs and their people, in Stumptown Park! More than 50 pet-friendly vendors line the park, along with food trucks, demo areas and more!
Come hang out with your dog, do some shopping, have a craft beer in the fall sunshine, and spend the day listening to some great tunes in the park!

Our Favorite Businesses in Matthews

Indian Trail Dog Training
Contact: 980-269-4517
Our top tier choice for dog training! At Indian Trail Dog Training we teach people how to effectively communicate with their dogs using positive reinforcement and humane, fear free behavior modification techniques.

Free Will Animal Training
Contact: Text 704-761-8DOG (8364) or email [email protected]
Our top tier choice for dog training! We offer stress-free, positive-reinforcement animal training services in Charlotte, NC!

Sara's Dog Gone Grooming
Location: 1001 Van Buren Ave, Indian Trail, NC 28079
Our top tier choice for dog grooming! We are a full-service pet salon and spa, open Tue-Sat, to pamper your furry family members! We groom all breeds and sizes of dogs and cats!

Indian Trail Animal Hospital has been proudly servicing the Matthews, NC area for over 25 years, and is the top go-to-resource for local pet care. Located on the west side of Corporate Boulevard, north of Unionville Indian Trail Road.