In this post we are going to break down everything we know about pets in El Paso. We aren’t sure whether you are a current owner or are just thinking about it but either way there should be plenty of info on this page to help out.
We will get this going with the best El Paso pet stores. You can buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies and more there so they will probably be the most popular section.
The best animal shelters for dog or cat adoption in your area will be up next. Dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you will keep us moving.
After that it will be grooming and dog or cat cafes around the region. There could be some out of towners reading so we will mention some good local hotels that allow pets.
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 map to help you figure out which places are nearest your current location.
The Southwest is an area we have written many posts about in the past.
Best Pet Stores In El Paso
When you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in El Paso are good places to go:
- Pet’s Barn at 1900 Lee Trevino Dr
- Ark Exotics at 9861 Dyer St #8
- Petco at 5994 Montana Ave
- PetSmart at 1836 Joe Battle Blvd
Pet’s Barn is dedicated to delivering pet supplies, dog food, and pet treats to its customers. Choose from 16 flavors, including blueberry, bacon, cherry, and more at Pet’s Barn’s Gourmet Biscuit Bakery which uses 100 percent restaurant-grade ingredients.
They are a rare place where you can purchase completely customized pet food. Get the precise meal your pet loves and needs with Activa Custom’s unique machine and procedure.
The Ark Exotics sells a wide variety of reptiles, fish, birds, and mammals, as well as housing and all of the materials required to offer your pet with the best possible care. Petco is your one-stop shop for high-quality pet products and services. In-store you’ll discover high-quality items, grooming, training, and veterinary services, as well as an educated, friendly staff.
PetSmart offers a wide variety of low-cost pet food and accessories, as well as services including dog training, grooming, boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day CampTM, and pet adoption.
There are three Petco locations, five PetSmart locations, and nine Pet’s Barn locations in your area.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Consider visiting your local animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Humane Society of El Paso at 4991 Fred Wilson Ave
- El Paso Animal Services Center at 5001 Fred Wilson Ave
Pet adoption, lost and found pets, surrendering a pet, microchipping, euthanasia, and cremation services are all available via the Humane Society of El Paso. Adoption, lost and found pets, vet treatments like spaying and neutering, vaccines, and microchipping are all available at the El Paso Animal Services Center.
In addition to their other services, they also provide permits and licenses for animals.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Eastwood Dog Park
- Westside Dog Park
- Franklin Mountains State Park
- Pavo Real Splash Park
- Tierra Buena Dog Park
- Pebble Hills Dog Park
- Gringo’s Bark Park
- Alethea Park
These puppy training services in your area should speed up their learning curve:
- K9 Fun Works
- Barker Haus Kennels at 7229 Barker Rd
- Off Leash K9 Training
- United K9 Academy
Obedience lessons, private training, and board and train are all available at K9 Fun Works. Barker Haus Kennels is a full-service canine boarding and training facility in El Paso, and it is the city’s oldest operating kennel.
They provide dog boarding as well as training classes and personalized training. Barker Haus Kennels also performs breeding and can supply trained service dogs, pups, or dogs with the potential to be service dogs, as well as train your own personal pets.
Off Leash K9 Training focuses on private classes, dog behavior consults, and teaching dog owners why their dogs behave the way they do. In-home dog training, basic and advanced obedience, 2 week board and train, puppy consultation, aggressive dog package, and therapy dog development are among the services they provide.
United K9 Academy provides board and train, personalized training, service and therapy dogs, behavior modification, puppy programs, AKC exams and classes, and group classes. Other services offered by United K9 Academy include boarding, dog walking, and pet sitting.
Petco, PetSmart, The Pet Barracks, and EPK9 Stay & Play are other places to get puppy training near you.
The treats at Dogs on the Run Pet Grooming Boutique & Barkery at 9927 Montana Avenue are created fresh with all natural ingredients and include no salt, added sugar, or artificial preservatives. Birthday cakes and birthday party packages are also available and include the cake, goodie bags, invites, party hats, and balloons.
Gourmet Biscuit Bakery from Pet Barn in the best local pet stores list also has fresh baked dog treats.
Get your dog or cat looking their best by taking them to one of these pet groomers:
- Barks N Bubbles Grooming at 550 N Yarbrough Dr #107
- Pet Heroes Dog Grooming at 5360 N Mesa St
- Julian’s Pet Grooming at 6404 N Mesa St
No matter what size, shape, color, or breed your little buddy is Pet Heroes Dog Grooming will get them looking great. Julian’s Pet Grooming, Daycare & Boarding is a full-service dog grooming business with locations on both the west and east sides of town.
For the last 50 years they have been offering high-quality grooming services to your loved dogs. They also provide cheap, accessible, and pleasant dog boarding and daycare.
Grooming services are also available at Petco, PetSmart, Dogs on the Run, Spa For Paws, The Pet Barracks, and EPK9 Stay & Play.
Pet Cafes In El Paso
Unfortunately we do not know of any El Paso pet cafes. If you do please tell us so we can add the info to this post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
Anyone that is traveling and who needs a hotel that allows pets can try:
- Hotel Indigo Downtown at 325 N Kansas St
- Home2 Suites Airport at 6308 Montana Ave
- Best Western Airport Entrada Hotel at 2001 Airway Blvd
Pet Boarding In El Paso
These El Paso pet boarding facilities should provide them with a comfortable nights sleep:
- Spa For Paws at 4728 Doniphan Dr #A
- The Pet Barracks at 11145 Dyer St
- EPK9 Stay & Play at 6800 Gateway E #3-C
Spa For Paws offers boarding for cats and dogs in addition to grooming and dog daycare. The Pet Barracks is a great option for local pet boarding and they accept dogs and cats from all around the Greater El Paso region, as well as nearby New Mexico communities including Chaparral and Sunland Park.
The Pet Barracks also provides dog daycare and training, as well as boarding and grooming for dogs and cats. Dog boarding, daycare, grooming, training, and in-home care are all available at EPK9 Stay and Play.
Overnight animal boarding is also available at PetSmart, Barker Haus Kennels, Julian’s Pet Grooming, Daycare & Boarding, TLC Animal Hospital, Mesa Veterinary Clinic, and East El Paso Animal Hospital.
Best Veterinarians Near You
You can give them quality medical care by going to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- TLC Animal Hospital at 1851 Lee Trevino Dr
- Mesa Veterinary Clinic at 5355 N Mesa St
- Northeast Veterinary Clinic at 9405 Dyer St
- East El Paso Animal Hospital at 3370 Wedgewood Dr
Wellness examinations, microchipping, pet boarding, pet dentistry, behavioral aid, vaccines, spay/neuter, exotic animal care, and pest/parasite prevention are all available at TLC Animal Hospital.
Mesa Veterinary Clinic provides a variety of services, including house or farm visits, equestrian services, boarding services, dental cleanings, exotic pet services, pet cremation, and more.
Emergency veterinary care is available at Northeast Veterinary Clinic. Pet emergency care, dental work, boarding, grooming, exotic animal care, pet euthanasia, and individual/communal pet cremation are all available at East El Paso Animal Hospital.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Montana Animal Clinic at 11237 Rojas Drive is a good place to go for pet euthanasia or cremations, and many of your local veterinarians can also assist. Here is a good link for anyone who has lost a pet, and here is another for found pets in the area.
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Have Fun With Your Pets In El Paso
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 in your area are ready whenever you are.
We would really appreciate it if you could let us know if we got anything wrong, or if you could share your own local pet tricks and tips. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any El Paso pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.