Thanks for joining us for this discussion about pets in Baton Rouge. 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 Baton Rouge 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 near you, and dog bakeries will be the new few topics we cover.
Then you will read about 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 things progress we will also discuss 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 map for pet enthusiasts to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area. Find more of our posts on the Southeast at this link.
Best Pet Stores In Baton Rouge
Head to one of the best pet stores in Baton Rouge if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or other supplies:
- Neighborhood Pet Market at 12871 Perkins Rd
- Greco’s 2 Specialty Pet Supply at 12512 Greenwell Springs Rd
- Louisiana Fish Store at 10163 Patriot Drive #3
- PetSmart at 8660 Airline Hwy
- Petco at 6845 Siegen Ln
Whether you want to buy new pet toys, food, collars, leashes, carriers, beds, or other supplies you should find them at the above. Neighborhood Pet Market is one of Southeast Louisiana’s largest retailers of natural and organic pet foods.
They hold pet adoption events as well as other in-store opportunities to bring people and pets together in their local community. Louisiana Fish Store specializes in aquariums and all things fish.
PetSmart and Petco also offer dog grooming services, dog training, and veterinary care. There are 2 Neighborhood Pet Markets, 3 PetSmarts, and 2 Petcos in the Baton Rouge area.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Try going to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Companion Animal Alliance at 2550 Gourrier Ave
- Cat Haven at 11130 N Harrell’s Ferry Rd
- Capital Area Animal Welfare Society at 6357 Quinn Dr
All of the above are some of the best contacts to have if you are in a situation involving a lost or found dog, cat, or other pet in the area. Cat Haven is leading Baton Rouge toward becoming a no-kill community for cats and kittens by offering care, shelter, and adoption services, as well as campaigning for routine spaying and neutering to reduce population growth.
The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS) is dedicated to the welfare of local animals in the area. They also serve as an adoption center for abandoned animals, and provide educational programs and resources to pet owners in East Baton Rouge Parish, as well as nearby parishes like Ascension, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Raising Cane’s Dog Park at City Park
- Burbank Dog Park
- Forest Community Park
- City-Brooks Community Park
- Greenwood Community Park
- Raising Cane’s Dog Park at Zachary Community Park
- Denham Springs Dog Park at South Park
- Independence Dog Park
These puppy trainers near you will have them following orders in no time:
- Larry Benoit Dog Trainer at 14653 Terrell Rd
- Sit Happens Dog Training
Whether you need group puppy training classes or would like to take a private dog training course or anything in between they all should be willing to help you out. Larry Benoit Dog Trainer provides group classes, private training, in-home private training, socialization, dog behavior, and other services.
Board and training, private training, and group classes are all available at Sit Happens Dog Training who also serves Lafayette and the surrounding areas. In addition PetSuites and Camp Bow Wow from our next list also train dogs.
Baton Rouge Dog Bakery makes dog treats, food, and cakes from high-quality ingredients that contain no preservatives.
Your dog or cat will look cuter than ever after a visit to these local pet groomers:
- Petz Plaza at 4763 Perkins Rd
- The Royal Treatment at 190 Lee Dr
- Pet Parlor Pet Grooming at 12615 Greenwell Springs Rd
At Pet Plaza and Pet Parlor Pet Grooming they offer cat and dog grooming and pet boarding services. Pet Plaza also has a doggie daycare.
Full or basic pet grooming is available in Bark City. They also provide pickup and delivery services. More options for grooming in your area that are mentioned on this page include PetSmart, Petco, Animal Health Clinic, Helouin Veterinary Hospital, and PetSuites.
Pet Cafes In Baton Rouge
Do you know of any dog, cat, or pet cafes near you? Because we don’t. If you do please mention them in the comments so we can add them to this page if they make the cut.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- Drury Inn & Suites at 7939 Essen Park Ave
- Hilton Capitol Center at 201 Lafayette St
- Holiday Inn College Drive at 4848 Constitution Ave
- Microtel Inn & Suites Airport at 3444 Harding Blvd
- Trident Inn & Suite at 10645 Rieger Rd
Pet Boarding In Baton Rouge
These Baton Rouge pet boarding services should give them a good nights sleep:
- PetSuites at 8200 Perkins Rd
- Camp Bow Wow at 7195 Pecue Ln
- Royal Treatment: Pet Manor & Grooming Spa at 190 Lee Dr
A lot of these are more than just boarding facilities for dogs and cats. PetSuites and Camp Bow Wow offer grooming services and dog training. Dog daycare is also available at Camp Bow Wow and at Pet Plaza.
Daycare and grooming services are available at Pet Manor & Grooming Spa. To reduce stress they offer separate dog and cat play areas, and each visitor has their own room for maximum relaxation. They also provide an outdoor play area for our canine customers as well as an indoor activity wall for our feline friends.
Pet Parlor Pet Grooming, Animal Health Clinic, Sherwood South Animal Hospital, Helouin Veterinary Hospital, and Garden District Animal Hospital also provide grooming services.
Best Veterinarians Near You
You can give them the best medical care possible by going to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Associated Veterinary Services at 7807 Greenwell Springs Rd
- Animal Health Clinic at 4803 Perkins Rd
- Sherwood South Animal Hospital at 3803 S Sherwood Forest Blvd #A
- Helouin Veterinary Hospital at 7821 Airline Hwy
- Garden District Animal Hospital at 1302 Perkins Rd
Whether you need flea, tick, and heartworm prevention, parasite control, vaccinations, microchipping, standard pet surgeries, or other basic animal health care any of the above should suffice. Associated Veterinary Services provides dentistry and pet cremation. The Animal Health Clinic provides emergency services, dentistry, and also boarding and grooming services.
Sherwood South Animal Hospital offers primary care and emergency services 24/7 as well as acupuncture and herbal medicine, oxygen treatment, dentistry, pet boarding, and spa services. Helouin Veterinary Hospital can do emergency services, boarding, and grooming plus they sell a complete variety of food, health, and grooming supplies for your pet. Garden District Animal Hospital provides dental care as well as boarding.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
You can get in-home in-home euthanasia, veterinary hospice, private/communal pet cremation and burial and other aftercare services from Lap of Love. Associated Veterinary Services also offers pet cremation.
You can find a list of current adoptable dogs near you at that link and cats at this one. Here is a Facebook page to help with lost pets in your area.
We have also discussed:
- The New Orleans Animal Scene
- The Houston Animal Scene
- The Memphis Animal Scene
- The Jackson Animal Scene
Have Fun With Your Pets In Baton Rouge
Now that you have read about 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 you should be ready to make your next move.
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 Baton Rouge pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.