Corpus Christi Pet Stores, Shelters, Dog Parks & More

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Over the next few minutes we will be taking you on a deep dive into the local Corpus Christi pet scene. There should be enough information shared throughout this post that just about any questions you might have will be covered.

The best Corpus Christi pet stores will kick things off since you can usually buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and all kinds of supplies at them. The best animal shelters in your area for dog and cat adoption will be up next.

Then we will move on to other topics like dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries around town. Pet grooming spas near you and dog or cat cafes will garner our next sections.

Pet friendly hotels will be discussed for any tourists that are reading too. As we progress we’ll talk about the best pet boarding facilities in town, and we are saving the somber topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services for the end.

Be sure to check out the local pet lovers map towards the conclusion so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are right now. This part of the country is one that  we have written about numerous times on our site in the past if you are interested.

Best Pet Stores In Corpus Christi

If you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just need to get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Corpus Christi can handle most of your needs:

You should be able to buy all kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other supplies at any of those local pet stores. Pet Nutrition Center & Wellness Spa was named Best of the Best in Corpus in 2021 as well as Pet Retailer of the Year nationally by Pet Business Magazine. They specialize in natural pet foods, raw foods, CBD products, treats, toys, litter, leashes, and collars.

Whole Pets Market also provides carry-out service, monthly toenail Tuesday nail clipping, grooming, pet adoptions, and a self dog wash station. Coastal Pet Supply sells lizards, frogs, bunnies, sugar gliders, fresh water fish, birds, chinchillas, ferrets, dragons, guinea pigs, and hedgehogs plus they do pet sitting.

There are 2 Petcos and 1 PetSmart in your area and you probably already know these big box retailers will have all the food and supplies you need and often will provide basic grooming, boarding, and veterinary services.

Animal Shelters & Adoption

Head to one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:

Peewee’s Pet Adoption homes around 300 animals including dogs, puppies, pigs, goats, and other barn animals. Small companion animals are given a second opportunity in a loving home by Coastal Bend Small Breed Rescue. They advocate pet adoption, spaying, neutering, and community involvement to spread the word about the needs of small breed second chance fur kids.

Gulf Coast Humane Society is a no-kill animal shelter that houses and cares for hundreds of adoptable dogs and cats. The Cattery began as a cage-free shelter for cats and has now expanded to include a thrift shop and an antique store to help fund the shelter and clinic.

Dog Parks

These dog parks near you might just be their favorite place:

  • Vishal Bhagat
  • Parker Park
  • Bill Witt

Puppy Training

To speed up their learning curve get lessons from one of these puppy training services in your area:

Animal Smart Training provides in-home training in the dog’s natural environment with a variety of curricula and easy options to match your schedule and specific training needs.

Master Trainer gives group and individual obedience training sessions, problem solving, behavior management, hunting, field training, show training and handling, shooting, and boarding. Frankie’s from our local dog boarding list also offers puppy training.

Dog Bakeries

Penny and the Wolf from our next section is a grooming salon that also has a shop inside with a really good pet bakery.

Pet Grooming

Make sure your dog or cat is ready for their next selfie by taking them to a local pet groomer:

Fancy Paws provides high quality pet grooming s for your pup. Nail clipping, professional grooming, and teeth cleaning are offered at Bow Wow Spaw.

Pampered Pets & Grooming has been offering grooming for cats and dogs for over 50 years including washes, nail trims, and haircuts. At Penny and the Wolf you can get full dog and cat grooming while also finding a pet store offering shampoos, collars, leashes, clothing, pet candles, carriers, food bowls, and even a bakery with fresh treats.

Pet grooming is also provided at Whole Pets Market.

Pet Cafes In Corpus Christi

We don’t know of any pet cafes here right now, if you do please tell us in the comments so we can add that info to our post, thanks.

Hotels That Allow Pets

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For pet friendly hotels in your area try:

Pet Boarding In Corpus Christi

These Corpus Christi pet boarding services should give them a comfortable nights rest:

Day care, long and short-term boarding, and dog behaviour training are all available at Frankie’s Dog Boarding. The Pooch Pad has salon-style showers, a dog lounge, a boutique, and a pooch wash.

Barkaritaville Pet Resort is your pet’s full-service, fun, and enriching home away from home. Their professionally educated pet care specialists are committed to providing a great experience for both you and your family member. Coastal Pet Supply, Master Trainer, and Everhart Animal Hospital also provide pet boarding in your area.

Best Veterinarians Near You

Make sure that they get the best medical care possible by taking them to one of the best veterinarians in town:

Any of those animal hospitals should be able to provide standard veterinary care like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures.

Dental care is offered at Animal Medical Corpus Christi, Southside Animal Hospital, and Everhart Animal Hospital while the latter also provides boarding.  If you need 24/7 emergency veterinary service you can contact VCA Oso Creek Animal Hospital and Emergency Center at 361-994-1145.

Pet Cremation & Euthanization

Corpus Christi Pet Memorial Center at 1534 Holly Road  has a private state room where families can say their final goodbyes to their beloved pets. All cremation services include a hand-carved wood urn with a personalized name and date plate, a cremation certificate, and a grieving packet.

Before you get out of here we should share some useful links like these for lost and found pets in your area, these for currently adoptable animals, and this one that breaks down the local pet licensing ordinances.

Some of you may also want to check out our:

Have Fun With Your Pets In Corpus Christi

After reading 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 in your area.

Our future readers 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 in the comments. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Corpus Christi pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.

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