In this post we are going to break down everything we know pets in Chattanooga. No matter if you are a current owner or are just thinking about it there should be plenty of info here to help you plan your next move.
We will get this going with the best Chattanooga pet stores. You can buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies and more there so they will probably help the most readers out.
The top animal shelters in your area for dog or cat adoption will get the next section. Dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you will keep us going.
Then you will learn about where to go for grooming and dog or cat cafes around the area. There could be some out of towners reading so we will mention some good hotels that allow pets near you.
The best places for pet boarding in town will be discussed, and then we will finish it all off with unfortunate topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services. Towards the end we will include a local map to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area. The Southeast has been discussed on our site often in the past.
Best Pet Stores In Chattanooga
Head to one of the best Chattanooga pet stores if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or other supplies:
- Nooga Paws at 313 Manufacturers Rd #111
- Fish Mania at 4330 Ringgold Rd
- PetSmart at 2130 Gunbarrel Rd
- Petco at 2288 Gunbarrel Rd #172
Whether you want to buy new pet toys, food, collars, leashes, carriers, beds, or other supplies you should find them at any of the above. At Nooga Paws you can buy high quality healthy food for dogs and cats plus they have two self-service wash stations and a pet bakery.
You can find saltwater and freshwater fish at Fish Mania plus they offer products and accessories for dogs, cats, reptiles, and small animals. In addition PetSmart and Petco provides grooming services, dog training, and veterinary care.
Petco also has aquatics department and offers free delivery for orders $35+. Just so you know in Chattanooga there are 1 Petco and 2 PetSmarts in the area.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Try going to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Humane Educational Society at 212 N Highland Park Ave
- McKamey Animal Center at 4500 N Access Rd
Both of those 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. You can also get a pet license from both, or find a pet food pantry and get help with other domestic animal issues at the Humane Educational Society.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Heritage Park Dog Park
- Chattanooga Chew Chew Canine Park
- Greenway Farm Dog Park
- Play Wash Pint
- Red Bank Dog Park
- Renaissance Park
These puppy training services should speed up their learning curve:
- Off Leash K9 Training at 2120 Test Dr #106
- Play Dog Excellent at 4113 Dayton Blvd
- Valor K9 Academy at 4210 Oakland Terr
Some prefer to join group puppy training classes while others would like private dog training and either way any of the above should be able to work with you. Off Leash K9 Training has special K9 scent work packages, does in-home dog training, dog and ESA courses, and more.
Play Dog Excellent has special classes based around performance objectives for obedience, agility, conformation, and more. Both they and Valor K9 Academy both have boarding facilities also.
PlayWashStay is another good place to take puppy training lessons in your area.
Slobberbone Bakery & Market at 7760 East Brainerd Road was created to give local pets the best all-natural pet foods, treats, and toys. Nooga Paws from our first list is also a full-service dog bakery too.
Your dog or cat will look cuter than ever after a visit to these local pet groomers:
- Aqua Dog Grooming at 8000 E Brainerd Rd #100
- Chattagroomer at 3701 Hixson Pike
If you really want to pamper your pet take them to Aqua Dog Grooming. Not only can they get a haircut and their ears cleaned but they can get a paw pad shave, face trimmed, nails trimmed, and a massage bath among other upscale services.
Aqua Dog Grooming also sells dog food, treats, supplements, toys, and pet accessories. Their treatments can be done with volcanic mud, aromatherapy, fulminating, or blueberry facials and have been customized and delicately balanced with the finest natural ingredients and cutting-edge technology.
Many of the other businesses we have mentioned in this post like Animal Clinic East, PetQuest Spa and Hotel, Petco, PetSmart, and The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel also do pet grooming.
Pet Cafes In Chattanooga
Naughty Cat Café at 3742 Tennessee Avenue in Suite 100 is a cat cafe that serves as a large foster home for 30 adoptable rescue cats from two local shelters.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- Staybridge Suites at 7015 Shallowford Rd
- La Quinta Inn & Suites at 7051 McCutcheon Rd
- Best Western Royal Inn at 3644 Cummings Hwy
- Travelodge at 2361 Shallowford Village Dr
Pet Boarding In Chattanooga
These Chattanooga pet boarding services should give them a good nights sleep:
- PetQuest Spa & Hotel at 7206 Lee Hwy
- The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel at 7760 E Brainerd Rd
- BarkMore Pet Hotel & Day Care at 7331 Shallowford Rd
- PlayWashStay at 605 Cumberland St
At PetQuest Spa and Hotel you can get dog boarding, daycare, and grooming services. They also offer up to three guests per suite, a pet taxi, and a self-wash room.
PlayWashStay is huge with 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor play area plus they even have a pool for your dog to swim in. You can also check them out for their daycare and puppy training.
Other places we have listed throughout the post that also offer pet boarding include The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel, Play Dog Excellent, BarkMore Pet Hotel & Day Care, and Petco.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Get your animals the quality medical attention they deserve from one of the best veterinarians in town:
- Animal Clinic East at 1414 Gunbarrel Rd
- Riverview Animal Hospital at 641 N Market St
- East Ridge Animal Hospital at 3702 Ringgold Rd
- Animal Emergency & Specialty Center at 6393 Lee Hwy
- Highway 58 Animal Hospital at 5025 TN-58
You can get basic health care for animals like flea, tick, and heartworm prevention, parasite control, vaccinations, microchipping, and standard pet surgeries at all of those local veterinarians. Companion animals, like dogs, cats, and exotic pets are treated at Animal Clinic East.
Dental care, house calls, hospice, and euthanasia are also available at Riverview Animal Hospital. Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Chattanooga is open 24/7.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
You can get private and communal pet cremation services as well as a few cremation kit options from Pet Haven at 4138 Buckner Lane. To license a dog or cat in Chattanooga, Red Bank, and Lakesite online click that link.
You can report a missing pet at that link, or search for found pets near you here. Plus you can find lists of current local adoptable pets at that link or this one.
You might also be interested in reading about:
- Atlanta Animal Shelters & Supply Stores
- Nashville Animal Shelters & Supply Stores
- Birmingham Animal Shelters & Supply Stores
- Louisville Animal Shelters & Supply Stores
Have Fun With Your Pets In Chattanooga
After thinking about all of those 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 we hope you have a better understanding of the scene.
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 Chattanooga pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.