Dallas & Ft Worth Pet Stores, Shelters, Dog Parks & More

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We hope anyone visiting our site is ready to dive deep into the Dallas and Fort Worth pet scene right now. It really feels like the best way for this to get started is to break down the best pet stores near you to buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, treats, and supplies as they can be a one-stop shop to satisfy most of your needs.

The best local animal shelters for dog and cat adoption will be listed next. The next few sections will discuss dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in your area.

Then it’ll be time to talk about pet grooming spas in Dallas and Fort Worth and dog or cat cafes around the metro. We can’t presume everyone reading this lives in the area so we’ll recommend some pet-friendly hotels too.

As we progress we’ll talk about the best pet boarding facilities in town, followed by some doom and gloom topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services to get you out of here. Make sure to look at the map towards the end so you can find out which spots are closest to where you are right now.

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Best Pet Stores In Dallas & Fort Worth

The best pet stores in Dallas and Fort Worth to buy a new puppy or kitten or just get some new toys, food, treats, or supplies would be:

Odyssey Pets sells all-natural, high-quality pet food and treats as well as high-quality dog, cat, fish, and small animal supplies. Grooming, dog boarding, daycare, and training services are also available and they have one of the greatest collections of freshwater, saltwater, coral fish, aquarium services, custom design, and installations. They serve the metro area including Arlington, Addison, Richardson, Plano, Carrollton, Garland, Frisco, and more.

Green Pet is a local organic pet food store that has a large selection of dog and cat food, treats, chews, toys, leashes, collars, and accessories.

For a natural and holistic pet store near you that sells high-quality dog and cat food, treats, toys, and beds produced in the country and offers free delivery on orders over $49 check out Hollywood Feed.

Petland is a great place to buy puppies in your area in a variety of breeds and they will work with you to choose the ideal one for your personality and lifestyle plus they sell a variety of pet food, bedding, grooming items, and other supplies.

Full-Service grooming, dog training, a pet hospital, self-service dog wash, and an aquatics department are just a few of the quality services that Petco can handle plus they give free delivery on any order of $35 or more.

PetSmart sells a variety of pets, supplies, and food while doing grooming, pet boarding, dog daycamp, dog training, and veterinary services.

Handley Feed Store in Fort Worth has a wide range of high-quality pet food and supplies as well as livestock feed and organic gardening materials.

Potenza Exotics offers a large variety of supplies, feeds, and accessories for small animals and reptiles from brands including Zoo Med, Pangea, Repashy, The BioDude, and Hedgehog Precision and even specializes in exotic species reproduction in Arlington.

We did not want to fill the list up with the same places over and over but there are 12 PetSmart stores, 7 Petco stores, and 10 Pet Supplies Plus stores near you in the DFW Metro area.

Animal Shelters & Adoption

Consider visiting your local animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:

Adoption and low-cost spay/neuter and wellness treatments are provided by the SPCA of Texas.

Dallas Animal Services handles pet adoptions as well as lost and found animals and can do microchipping for $10.

Adoption and lost and found pets are handled through the Humane Society of North Texas in Fort Worth. There is also a veterinary clinic on the premises that can do spay and neuter operations, pet microchipping, humane euthanasia, and a weekly vaccination clinic.

Spin is a non profit organization providing services like fostering dogs in private homes, evaluating them in shelters, and transporting dogs from shelters in Garland to vets and foster homes.

Feral Friends is actively supporting the Garland community in lowering feline overpopulation by rescuing abandoned, unloved, and abused cats.

Dog Parks

Getting all that energy out at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:

  • Wagging Tail Dog Park
  • My Best Friend’s Park at Klyde Warren Park
  • White Rock Lake Dog Park
  • NorthBark Dog Park
  • Bark Park Central
  • Mutts Canine Cantina
  • Katy Trail
  • Griggs Park
  • ZBonz Dog Park
  • Fort Woof Dog Park
  • Arrowhead Park in Arlington
  • Irving Dog Park in Irving
  • Jack Carter Dog Park in Plano
  • Windhaven Meadows Park in Plano
  • Friendship Park in Garland

Puppy Training

These local puppy training services should teach them a thing or two:

Sit Means Sit Dog Training serves the full DFW Metro including Arlington, Plano, Richardson, Highland Park, University Park, Addison, and Farmers Branch with complete obedience training. Immersion board and train, doggy boot camp, personalized instruction, and puppy training are all available.

Within a 20-mile radius DFW K9 Trainer provides private training and in-home training while clients that live outside of their service area for in-home training are welcome to bring their dogs to North Garland.

Puppy management, basic and advanced obedience, ideal dog training, and aggression/anxiety training are all services done by Night and Day K9 Training.

Suburban K9 Dog Training offers personalized in home dog training in your area as well as a board-and-train boot-camp program.

Bark Busters Home Dog Training will do dog training in the comfort of your own home and specializes in behavioral concerns, puppy management and training, and basic obedience.

Lisa’s K-9 Kids has been a great option for dog obedience training near you in Arlington ranging from beginner, intermediate, and advanced private lessons with group classes possible for almost 30 years.

Puppy obedience classes, board and train services, off leash training, and aggression modification for dogs in Plano can be taken at Cosmic Canine.

Tip Top K9 has a variety of services including aggressive dog training and group classes.

Puppy training is also available at Odyssey Pets, Petco, PetSmart, Paw Lofts, The Pooch Patio, and Smart Dog that we have linked to in other sections.

Dog Bakeries

A treat from one of these dog bakeries will show them how much you care:

Fort Worth’s Three Dog Bakery sells natural, nutritious, and freshly made treats for dogs and they also have a location in Plano.

Gotcha day barkuteries and dog birthday cakes in Irving are some of Homegrown Hounds’ specialties.

Simba’s Barkery is an online and pop up dog bakery that bakes delights for your faithful companion using high-quality premium human-grade products. They are known for their handmade dog cakes and unique goodies that they ship throughout Texas.

Pet Grooming

To get your dog or cat looking their visit a Dallas and Fort Worth pet groomer:

Professional grooming, dog daycare, boarding, training, parties, supplies, and pet transportation are all available at The Pooch Patio.

Oak Clips Pet Boutique & Grooming offers a premium grooming package in addition to standard bath and brush services and other add-ons.

For quality local dog grooming contact Downtown Dog who also has a daycare and boarding facility with a social atmosphere.

Glamour Paws in Fort Worth provides expert grooming and spa treatments for all breeds using only natural materials plus they have a picture studio for you and your pets.

Self-serve dog washing and full-service dog grooming are available at Happy K9.

Bow haircuts, baths, and de shedding treatments are possible at Bow Wow Billie’s.

Shear Heaven Pet Spa in Arlington excels with packages that include specialty shampoos and conditioners, blueberry facials, cooling paw therapy, brushing, and dental rinse. They also offer nail clipping, pedicures, and health treatments like flea washes near you.

You can get your pet a hydro massage bath at ZenDog Pet Spa in Little Elm with their Japanese skin therapy treatment plus they have high end products for your pet’s skin and coat as well as tear free facial scrubs and they even do dental care.

More options for pet grooming in your area that we have mentioned in other sections include Odyssey Pets, Petco, PetSmart, Underdog Kennels, Pet Resort Dallas, Fluffy’s Pet Resort, East Dallas Veterinary Clinic, Gully Animal Hospital, Green Oaks North Pet Hospital, and The PARC.

Pet Cafes In Dallas

We don’t know of any pet cafes in the Dallas/Fort Worth at the moment, if you do please tell us in the comments.

Hotels That Allow Pets

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Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:

Pet Boarding In Dallas

These Dallas and Fort Worth pet boarding facilities should give them a quality rest:

Smart Dog provides dog daycare, boarding, puppy training, and pickup/delivery services for daycare and boarding clients. The 1 year oral version of Bordetella, Capstar flea preventive, and Vectra 3D flea preventive are all available too.

Dog daycare, boarding, and grooming in your area are all possible at Underdog Kennels and Pet Resort Dallas.

Fluffy’s Pet Resort specializes in dog boarding as well as grooming and cat boarding.

Boarding, dog daycare, and grooming take place at Pet Resort in the Gardens in Arlington.

Canine Republic provides indoor and outdoor play care and even offers clean, fun, and safe boarding as well as spa bath services in Plano.

More options for local pet boarding include Odyssey Pets, PetSmart, The Pooch Patio, East Dallas Veterinary Clinic, Gully Animal Hospital, Golden Triangle Animal Hospital, and The PARC from some of our other sections.

Best Veterinarians Near You

They will get the best medical care possible if you take them to one of the best veterinarians in your area:

Any on that list should be able to provide standard veterinary care for animals like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures.

East Dallas Veterinary Clinic offers a variety of services including dental, boarding and pet sitting, grooming, flea and tick treatments, and house calls. They can also handle emergency services and have a 24 hour emergency phone number of (972) 226-3377 to call if you need them outside of business hours.

Hillside Veterinary Clinic has 24/7 emergency services and does dental care, veterinary blood banks, microchipping, and other services.

Emergency and urgent treatment are available at Rickords Animal Hospital.

Gully Animal Hospital is a good spot for boarding, dental treatment, grooming, and hospice/euthanasia services.

The PARC is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency treatments, dental treatment, boarding, and grooming, among other things.

For an AAHA accredited veterinary hospital in Arlington specializing in animal treatment including routine examinations, surgery, dentistry, radiography, boarding, grooming, and on site laboratory testing check out Green Oaks North Pet Hospital.

Thrive Pet Healthcare has some of the best veterinarians in the DFW Metro specializing in dermatology, neurology, reproductive medicine, ophthalmology, and radiology.

Allen Family Vet is a full service veterinary clinic utilizing cutting edge technology and veterinary therapies.

State of the art testing and diagnostics, conventional and advanced surgical operations, pet boarding, and emergency vet care are some of the services provided at Golden Triangle Animal Hospital in Southlake.

Pet Cremation & Euthanization

Life always comes to an end and when it does you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:

Private, partitioned, and communal pet cremation are all available at Paw To Paw Pet Cremation as Dallas, Arlington, Fort Worth, Mabank, and Tyler are just a few of the cities they serve.

Veterinary hospice, in-home euthanasia, private and communal cremation, and home burial are all services provided by Lap of Love.

Pet Rest Memorial Park is one of the the oldest and most experienced pet cemeteries near you. Pet cremation and burial services are possible and the cemetery’s urn garden which is open to the public 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Peaceful Pets DFW is North Texas’ first and only pet aquamation clinics serving pet owners, vet clinics, and hospitals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Aquamation is an environmentally friendly pet cremation option that respects both your pet and the environment.

The Humane Society of North Texas and Gully Animal Hospital both provide pet euthanasia services that are water-based and 100 percent green.

Lastly we want to share some helpful links like these that show the current animals available to be adopted at the shelters in your area. These are some local lost and found pet pages, and if you need emergency vet care for sick or injured animals 24 hours a day in Southlake call 817-410-2273, in Mansfield call 817-473-7838, in Fort Worth call 817-731-3734, or in Euless call 817-571-2088.

Click the links to check out some of our other guides for these towns in the region:

Have Fun With Your Pets In Dallas & Fort Worth

After thinking about all of those local pet stores, animal shelters, adoption centers, dog parks, puppy trainers, bakeries, groomers, cafes, hotels that allow pets, places to board your dogs or cats, and even veterinarian or cremation services near you we hope you have a much 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 pet tricks and tips in the comments. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Dallas and Fort Worth pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.

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