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.
- 1 Best Pet Stores In Corpus Christi
- 2 Animal Shelters & Adoption
- 3 Dog Parks
- 4 Puppy Training
- 5 Dog Bakeries
- 6 Pet Grooming
- 7 Pet Cafes In Corpus Christi
- 8 Hotels That Allow Pets
- 9 Pet Boarding In Corpus Christi
- 10 Best Veterinarians Near You
- 11 Pet Cremation & Euthanization
- 12 Have Fun With Your Pets In Corpus Christi
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:
- EarthWise Pet Nutrition Center & Wellness Spa at 5625 Saratoga Blvd #119
- Whole Pets Market at 1420 Airline Rd
- Coastal Pet Supply at 14493 S Padre Island Dr
- PetSmart at 5214 Blanch Moore
- Petco at 6418 S Staples St # B
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 at 1307 Saratoga Blvd
- Coastal Bend Small Breed Rescue at 2502 Laguna Shores Rd
- Gulf Coast Humane Society at 3118 Cabaniss Rd
- The Cattery Cat Shelter at 1237 Saratoga Blvd
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.
These dog parks near you might just be their favorite place:
- Vishal Bhagat
- Parker Park
- Bill Witt
To speed up their learning curve get lessons from one of these puppy training services in your area:
- Animal Smart Training at 4001 Donaho Dr
- Master Trainer at 7009 Terrier St
- Obedience Club of Corpus Christi at 14705 Calamity Ct
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.
Penny and the Wolf from our next section is a grooming salon that also has a shop inside with a really good pet bakery.
Make sure your dog or cat is ready for their next selfie by taking them to a local pet groomer:
- Fancy Paws Boutique & Pet Styling at 7114 Saratoga Blvd #106
- Bow Wow Spaw at 5522 Everhart Rd d1
- Pampered Pets & Grooming at 4541 Everhart Rd #200
- The Dog House at 4237 S Alameda St
- Penny and the Wolf Pet Grooming at 1315 Ayers St
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
For pet friendly hotels in your area try:
- La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham at 546 S Padre Island Dr
- Capri Beach Hotel at 2902 N Shoreline Blvd
- Executive Residency at 9305 S Padre Island Dr
Pet Boarding In Corpus Christi
These Corpus Christi pet boarding services should give them a comfortable nights rest:
- Frankie’s Dog Boarding at 5818 Kerry Dr
- Pooch Pad at 5502 Burnham Dr D
- Bluff Boarding Kennels & Cattery at 2020 Ramfield Rd
- Barkaritaville Pet Resort at 6617 Jefferson St
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:
- Animal Medical Corpus Christi at 6802 Everhart Rd
- Southside Animal Hospital at 7010B S Padre Island Dr
- Everhart Animal Hospital at 4232 S Padre Island Dr
- Baldwin & Crosstown Animal Clinic at 1920 Baldwin Blvd
- VCA Oso Creek Animal Hospital and Emergency Center at 7721 S Staples St
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:
- McAllen & Edinburgh & Mission Pet Owners Guide
- San Antonio Pet Owners Guide
- Houston Pet Owners Guide
- Bryan & College Station Pet Owners Guide
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.