Thanks for joining us for this discussion about pets in Asheville. Many of you probably already have furry friends of your own, others might be trying to find one, and either way there should be plenty of information here to help you plan how to proceed.
We will get the ball rolling with the best Asheville pet stores. Since they are a good place to buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies so there is a good chance they are the reason most of you visited our page.
The top animal shelters in your area for dog or cat adoption will follow them up. Dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you will be the new few topics we cover.
Then we will get into local grooming and dog or cat cafes around town. Traveling is more popular than ever these days so we will mention some good hotels that allow pets in your area.
As the post moves forward you will also read about the best places for pet boarding near you. And we will finish it all off with unfortunate topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services.
There will also be a local pet map to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area. We have written a whole lot of posts on cities around the Southeast which you can look through right here.
Best Pet Stores In Asheville
When you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Asheville are good places to go:
- Patton Avenue Pet Company at 109 Patton Ave
- Asheville Pet Supply at 1451 N Merrimon Ave
- The Tailgait Market at 328 New Leicester Hwy #142
- Petco at 825 Brevard Rd
- PetSmart at 150 Bleachery Blvd
- Pet Supplies Plus at 1856 Hendersonville Rd
Patton Avenue Pet Company is a full-service pet supply store with everything you need for your pet, including food, harnesses, treats, and toys. They specialize in nutritionally appropriate foods for various breeds, ages, life stages, diets, and budgets of dogs and cats. They also have on-site self-wash stations.
Asheville Pet Supply sells a large selection of high-quality, holistic pet food and supplies at affordable pricing. The Tailgait Market is a local pet boutique that specializes in healthy natural foods and treats for dogs and cats, as well as excellent supplements and interactive play.
Natural pet items, raw dog and cat diets, and high-quality dry pet food are all available at the Tailgait Market. They also have a bakery for dogs and serve the areas of Venable Community, Malvern Hills, Sulphur Springs, Boswell, Deaver View, and other local neighborhoods.
Petco sells pet food and products such as toys, beds, and clothing. Full-service dog grooming, dog training, vaccination clinic, aquatics department, pet insurance, and vital care are among the pet services they offer. When you order $35 or more by 2 p.m., you get free same-day delivery.
PetSmart has a wide selection of pets, supplies, and food. Grooming, training, and veterinary services are also available for dogs.
Natural and American-made pet supplies, as well as live small creatures, fish, and bugs, are available at Pet Supplies Plus. On orders of $35 or more they will give free same-day delivery.
There are three Patton Avenue Pet Company locations, two Petco locations, and one PetSmart locations near you.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Try going to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue offers adoption and pet retention services, as well as two low-cost mobile spay and neuter clinics, lifesaving shelter transfer relationships, vast volunteer and foster networks, and a neighborhood cat trap-neuter-return program.
Pet adoption is also handled by your local animal shelter at the Asheville Humane Society. They can help with lost and found pets, pet surrender, pet food assistance, pet behavior and training, low-cost vet care, and pet-friendly housing, among other services.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will get them more excited than anything:
- Azalea Dog Park
- French Broad River Dog Park
- Pet’s Own Place Dog Park
These puppy training services should really speed up their learning curve:
The Dog Door offers a variety of dog training services, including puppy training, city dog training, service and therapy dog training, behavior consultation, obedience and manners training, and more. Kabler School For Dogs offers puppy dog training, yearling dog training, on and off leash courses, and residency dog training.
Puppy training, basic and advanced obedience training, board and train program, K9 scent work, service dog, therapy dog, and ESA courses, in-home dog training, and more are all available through Off Leash K9 Training.
Petco, Petsmart, and Asheville Humane Society also have training programs.
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming at 33 Town Square Boulevard #140 is your one-stop shop for all-natural dog and cat food, collars and leashes, toys, accessories, gifts, and more. They offer a dog bakery, pet supplies, and grooming services for dogs. Serving Biltmore Forest, Avery Creek, Fletcher, Hendersonville, Arden, Candler, Biltmore Lake, and more in your area.
The Tailgait Market also sells dog bakery items.
Your dog or cat will look cuter than ever after a visit to these local pet groomers:
- Pawsitivity Pet Spa at 1388 Patton Ave
- Waggers Dog Depot at 1020 Merrimon Ave #102
- Shear and Shine at 85 Weaverville Hwy
- Haw Creek Pet Care at 65 Beverly Rd
Asheville’s only holistic, one-on-one Pet Spa is Pawsitivity. They provide outstanding kennel-free grooming as well as special spa services like Thera-Clean Microbubble treatments.
From 2011 through 2020, Waggers Dog Depot was voted the best dog groomer in Western North Carolina by the Mountain Xpress. They provide dog grooming services as well as a shop space where customers may purchase treats, ID tags, and grooming supplies.
Professional dog grooming and flea treatment are available at Haw Creek Pet Care. They also offer dog daycare, boarding, and cattery services.
You can also get local grooming done at Petco, Petsmart, Pet Vet on Patton, Woof Gang Bakery, and Pampered Pets Inn & Spa.
Pet Cafes In Asheville
At this time we are not aware of any pet cafes in Asheville. If you do know of one please tell us so we can add the info to this post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- The Residences at Biltmore at 700 Biltmore Ave
- Renaissance Hotel at 31 Woodfin St
- Grand Bohemian Hotel at 11 Boston Way
- Red Roof Inn at 16 Crowell Rd
Pet Boarding In Asheville
These Asheville pet boarding services should give them a good nights sleep:
- VIP Pet Resorts Biltmore Forest at 900 W Chapel Rd
- BarkMore Park at 10 Hemphill Rd
- Pampered Pets Inn & Spa at 1318 Eliada Home Rd
VIP Pet Resorts Biltmore Forest is open 7 days a week and offers cat and dog boarding as well as dog daycare. BarkMore Park is a dog boarding and daycare facility.
Pet boarding, daycare, and grooming or spa services are all available at Pampered Pets Inn & Spa. Off Leash K9 Training, Pet Vet on Patton, and Hawk Creek Pet Care can board dogs or cats while Charlotte Street Animal Hospital has boarding for cats only.
Best Veterinarians Near You
They will get the best medical care possible at one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- All Pets Animal Hospital & Rehab Center at 7 Reynolds Mountain Blvd
- Skyland Animal Hospital at 1588 Patton Ave
- Charlotte Street Animal Hospital at 208 Charlotte St
- The Pet Vet on Patton at 2 Hansel Ave
- Haw Creek Animal Hospital at 1007 Tunnel Rd
- MedVet Asheville at 677 Brevard Rd
Dental care, exotic pet care, hospice and euthanasia services, and more are available at All Pets Animal Hospital & Rehabilitation Center. Skyland Animal Hospital provides a wide range of services, including emergency and urgent care, dental treatment, hospice and euthanasia, parasite prevention and treatment, and more.
Emergency and urgent care, dental care, parasite prevention and control, cat boarding, exotic and pocket pet care, aquatic therapy, pet euthanasia, and cremation services are all available at Charlotte Street Animal Hospital.
Emergency care, flea and tick treatment, dental care, cat and dog boarding, dog daycare, pet hospice care pet grooming services, and more are available at The Pet Vet on Patton. Asheville, Woodfin, Weaverville, Arden, Biltmore Forest, Candler, Fairview, Swant tonoa, and Hendersonville are all served by them.
Haw Creek Animal Hospital is a full-service institution known for providing low-cost, compassionate treatment to tiny animals. Dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, rabbits, rodents, pocket pets, and other small mammals, as well as exotics are among the animals they work with. Emergency and critical care, dental treatment, parasite prevention and management, and health care for reptiles are among the services provided.
MedVet Asheville is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offers emergency and critical care, avian and exotic animal care, dentistry and oral surgery, and more. Your local Petsmart can handle some basic vet care for animals too.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Life always comes to an end and when it does you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
- 4 Paws Farewell Mobile Pet Hospice & Home Euthanasia at 1 Biltmore Ave
Hospice, palliative care, and quality of life consultations, as well as pet home euthanasia, are all available through 4 Paws Farewell Mobile Pet Hospice and Home Euthanasia.
Hospice and euthanasia services are available at All Pets Animal Hospital & Rehabilitation Center, Charlotte Street Animal Hospital, and Skyland Animal Hospital. You can find current lists of local adoptable dogs and cats at those links.
You can also check out some of our other guides for these towns in the region:
Have Fun With Your Pets In Asheville
All of those local pet stores, animal shelters, adoptions, dog parks, puppy trainers, bakeries, groomers, cafes, hotels that allow pets, places to board your dogs or cats, and even veterinarian or cremation services are ready whenever you are.
We would really appreciate it if you could let us know if you noticed anything incorrect, or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Asheville pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.