Travel Information for Milwaukee Pet Cancer Care Patients & Visitors

PetCure Oncology at BluePearl-Glendale (WI) is proud to welcome pet parents and their pets from around the country. We understand how stressful traveling with a sick pet can be. And while each treatment plan is different, most pet families traveling from out-of-town will be away from home for three to four days while their dog or cat undergoes treatment.

To that end, if you and your pet are planning a visit to PetCure Oncology Glendale in the Milwaukee area for pet cancer treatment, we’d like to offer some helpful resources to make your visit and stay as stress-free as possible.

From nearby pet-friendly accommodations to tips for keeping your cat or dog safe and comfortable while traveling, we’ve got you covered. Plus, we’ll introduce you to some of the area’s favorite spots near the clinic where you can grab a bite or take a break from your day. Let us help make your stay in the Milwaukee/Glendale area as stress-free as possible! We hope that the following travel information will help you in your trip planning.

Areas We Serve

PetCure Oncology Glendale serves pet families from all over the Midwest who are traveling to undergo pet cancer treatment. The following are just a few of the communities we serve along with distances and travel times to our PetCure Oncology facility.

If you’re visiting PetCure Oncology by car, it’s an easy drive from the following areas of Wisconsin:

From the North, areas include:

  • Beaver Dam – 57 miles / 70-minute drive
  • Fond Du Lac – 58 miles / 1-hour drive
  • Grafton – 16 miles / 20-minute drive
  • Green Bay – 111 miles / 2-hour drive
  • Sheboygan – 51 miles / 1-hour drive

From the West, areas include:

  • Brookfield – 14 miles / 25-minute drive
  • Madison – 85 miles / 90-minute drive
  • Oconomowoc – 40 miles / 45-minute drive
  • Watertown – 54 miles / 1-hour drive
  • Waukesha – 25 miles / 30-minute drive

From the South, areas include:

  • Burlington – 14 miles / 25-minute drive
  • Kenosha – 14 miles / 25-minute drive
  • Lake Geneva – 14 miles / 25-minute drive
  • Milwaukee – 9 miles / 15-minute drive
  • Racine – 37 miles / 50-minute drive

From the East (Across Lake Michigan)

  • Grand Rapids by Ferry – 2.5 hours
    • Lake Express offers trips from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee across Lake Michigan
    • Pets are allowed in the onboard kennels only; they are not permitted in the main cabin. You must reserve a complimentary kennel space for your pet at the time of booking. Pets may also be left in cars, but the Coast Guard requires vehicle windows to be closed.
    • Fees: Depends on cabin and range from $180 – $227 for one adult, roundtrip
    • Lake Express Website

From Illinois:

  • City of Chicago – 100 miles / 105-minute drive
  • Greater Chicagoland Area is a large area encompassing the northern, western and southern suburbs of Chicago:

North of the City

    • Evanston – 86 miles / 90-minute drive
    • Gurnee – 57 miles / 60-minute drive
    • Northbrook – 75 miles / 75-minute drive
    • Schaumburg – 98 miles / 95-minute drive

West of the City

    • Aurora – 119 miles / 2-hour drive
    • Naperville – 111 miles / 2-hour drive

South of the City

    • Oak Lawn – 110 miles / 2 hour drive
    • Orland Park – 113 miles / 2-hour drive
    • Peoria – 228 miles/ 3 hour 40-minute drive

Airports Near Glendale, Wisconsin

Traveling can be difficult enough without having to worry about your pet’s health. If you’re traveling with a pet cancer patient from out-of-state, you’ll be happy to know that there are several airports near PetCure Oncology Glendale that can accommodate your needs. The airports closest to the Glendale/Milwaukee area are General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN). All three airports have animal relief areas where your cat or dog can stretch their legs and relieve themselves before or after a flight. In addition, all three airports offer pet-friendly travel options, so you can rest assured that your furry family member will be accommodated during travel.

General Mitchell International Airport
5300 S Howell Ave Milwaukee, WI 53207
Airport Code: MKE
17-miles from Glendale / 30-minutes by car / 1-hour on public transportation

Chicago O’hare International Airport
10000 W Balmoral Ave Chicago, IL 60666
Airport Code: ORD
86-miles from Glendale / 90-minutes by car / 3-hours on public transportation

Dane County Regional Airport
4000 International Ln. Madison, WI 53704
Airport Code: MSN
83-miles from Glendale / 1 hour 15 minutes by car / 3-hours on public transportation

Where to Stay & Eat Near Glendale, Wisconsin

For pet families visiting from out of town, there are a number of lodging accommodations that are pet-friendly in the area of Glendale, Wisconsin. The area offers a variety of hotels that cater to dogs and cats, including those that offer special amenities such as dog parks and pet-friendly dining options. There are also a number of pet-friendly homes and apartments that can be found in the area using Airbnb or VRBO. We compiled the following list of accommodations in the area that are pet-friendly. As always, be sure to call ahead to ensure that the venue can accommodate your pet and individual situation. We want you and your pet to find a comfortable and convenient place to stay while receiving treatment in the Glendale area. According to BringFido.com, the following hotels offer pet-friendly accommodations. Many of these hotels are minutes from PetCure Oncology Glendale.

Pet-Friendly Hotels Near Glendale, Wisconsin

Budget-Friendly (Less than $100/per night)

LaQuinta Inn by Wyndham Milwaukee/Glendale
5110 N Port Washington Rd, Glendale, WI 53217
(414) 964-8484
2.5 miles from PetCure Oncology Glendale

LaQuinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Milwaukee Bayshore Area
5423 N Port Washington Rd, Glendale, WI 53217
(414) 962-6767
1.6 miles from PetCure Oncology Glendale

Mid-Range ($100-$200/per night)

Glendale Airbnb Rental
Property locations and distances vary

Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
310 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
(888) 536-9008
8.7 miles from PetCure Oncology Glendale

Residence Inn by Marriott Milwaukee/Glendale
7003 N Port Washington Rd, Glendale, WI 53217
(414) 446-4295
3.6 miles from PetCure Oncology Glendale

Luxury (More than $200/night)

  • VRBO Rentals – VRBO has a pet filter so you can search for properties that allow pets. It’s still a good idea to contact the host to let them know about the type of pet you’re traveling with and why you’re traveling in the area.
  • Airbnb – Note that Airbnb does not have a filter to find pet-friendly locations. You’ll have to look at individual listings to see the property’s pet policy. Also, Airbnb strongly encourages guests to contact the property owner before booking to ensure that they are comfortable with your situation.
  • Distances to/from PetCure Oncology Glendale will vary. You can easily map out the distance using Google Maps.
    • Starting Point: Enter the address of your lodging accommodations
    • Destination: Enter PetCure Oncology Glendale
    • Google Maps will calculate the distance and travel times

Pet-Friendly Restaurants Near Glendale, Wisconsin

Glendale, Wisconsin is home to many restaurants and coffee shops that welcome pet families from out-of-town. In warmer months, when outdoor dining is available, many restaurants can accommodate pets in outdoor seating areas. We know that traveling with a pet can be difficult, but Glendale makes it easy for pet families to find a place to eat and enjoy the surrounding areas.

Consider checking out these restaurants during your visit with us. Pets will not be allowed in indoor dining areas due to Wisconsin’s Admin. Code ATCP § 6-501.115 regarding consumer safety in food, lodging and recreation. We suggest calling ahead to confirm specific policies regarding pets and how they may impact your intended plans.

Stone Creek Coffee
Eatery Type: Coffee Shop
Meals: Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch
Dogs allowed? Outside
422 N 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: (414) 431-2157
Website: stonecreekcoffee.com/factory-cafe
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 8.4 miles

Eatery Type: American, Bar, Pub
Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Dogs allowed? Outdoor sidewalk patio
Address: 1900 W St Paul Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: (414) 931-1919
Website: sobelmanspubandgrill.com
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 8.6 miles

Grill City
Eatery Type: American, Sandwiches, Grill
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 2729 W Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53209
Phone: (414) 988-8240
No website
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 2.6 miles

The Brick Pub & Grill
Eatery Type: American, Pub, Grill
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 6343 N Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209
Phone: (414) 797-0710
Website: thebrickpubandgrill.com
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 1.5 miles

Cheesecake Factory
Eatery Type: American
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 5799 N Bayshore Dr, Glendale, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 906-8550
Website: locations.thecheesecakefactory.com/wi/glendale-119.html
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 1.8 miles

Five Guys
Eatery Type: American, Hamburgers, Fast Food
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 5650 N. Port Washington Road, Glendale, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 293-5552
Website: restaurants.fiveguys.com/5650-n-port-washington-road
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 1.6 miles

Solly’s Grille
Eatery Type: American, Grill
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 4629 North Port Washington Road, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: (414) 332-8808
Website: sollysbutterburgers.com
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 2.3 miles

Everest Cafe
Eatery Type: Asian, Nepalese
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 206 W Silver Spring Dr, Glendale, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 906-0998
Website: orderonlinemenu.com/RoyalGarden
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 1.7 miles

Kawa Japanese
Eatery Type: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 325 W Silver Spring Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 249-5750
Website: kawamke.com
Distance from PetCure Oncology: 1.6 miles

Panera Bread
Eatery Type: American, Cafe
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
Address: 5595 N Port Washington Rd, Glendale, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 962-4775
Website: locations.panerabread.com/wi/glendale/5595-n-port-washington-road.html
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 1.4 miles

Eatery Type: American, Cafe, Coffee
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks
Dogs allowed? Call ahead
302 E Silver Spring Dr, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 962-4775
Website: starbucks.com/store-locator/store/15860
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 1.9 miles

Nearby Dog Parks

If you’re looking for some dog-friendly places to enjoy the outdoors while in Glendale, you’re in luck! Glendale has a number of dog parks where your furry friend can run, play, or just relax and soak up the sun. The following dog parks are located minutes from PetCure Oncology at Glendale. Weather permitting, stop by and enjoy the outdoors with your dog by your side – and don’t forget to bring a leash!

Richard E. Maslowski Glendale Community Park
2200 W Bender Rd, Glendale, WI 53209
Website: glendale-wi.org/244/Glendale-Community-Park
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 1.3 miles

Kletzsch Park
6560 N Milwaukee River Pkwy, Glendale, WI 53209
(414) 461-0839
Website: county.milwaukee.gov/files/county/parks-department/Park-Maps/Kletzsch1.pdf
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 2 miles

Estabrook Dog Park
Oak Leaf Trail, Milwaukee, WI 53217
Website: county.milwaukee.gov/EN/Parks/Explore/Dog-Parks
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 2.8 miles

Currie Dog Park
3535 N Mayfair Rd, Wauwatosa, WI 53222
Website: county.milwaukee.gov/EN/Parks/Explore/Dog-Parks
Distance from PetCure Oncology Glendale: 8 miles

We understand that pet cancer can be a difficult diagnosis. And traveling with a sick pet can be stressful. We hope you’ve found this Milwaukee/Glendale travel guide for pet families to be helpful in planning your trip to the area. We sincerely wish that you and your pet have a comfortable stay while undergoing pet cancer treatment. If there’s anything we can do to help make your pet’s treatment a little bit easier, please reach out and let us know. Thank you for choosing PetCure Oncology at Glendale as your destination for pet cancer treatment, and we wish you and your pet all the best!

Note: The above list of establishments including hotels, restaurants and dog parks is meant to be helpful to travelers to the Glendale area and not an endorsement of any particular establishment or venue. Call ahead to check each establishment’s most current pet policies.

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