On this page we are going to go over everything we know about pets in Fresno. Some reading this are probably current owners, others might just be considering it, but either way there should be plenty of info here to help you plan your next move.
The best Fresno pet stores will get the ball rolling. You can buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies and more there so they will probably help the most readers out.
The top local animal shelters for dog or cat adoption will get the next section. Dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you will keep us moving.
Then it will be time to discuss grooming and dog or cat cafes around your 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 get a mention, 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 animal lover map to help you figure out which places are closest to your current area.
Read more of our Pacific Northwest pet guides at that link.
Best Pet Stores In Fresno
When you want to buy a new puppy or kitten or just get some new toys, food, or supplies these best pet stores in Fresno are good places to go:
- Whitie’s Pets at 5215 N Blackstone Ave
- Kelley’s Pets at 1382 N Cedar Ave
- Elm Avenue Feed at 3595 S Elm Ave
- PetSmart at 3220 W Shaw Ave
- Petco at 4144 N Blackstone Ave
- Aquatic Pets & Reptiles at 95 W Shaw Ave #103, Clovis
Whitie’s Pets features a 20,000 square foot showroom with birds, small animals, fish, reptiles, A.C.T. cats, and all the equipment you could possibly need for any family pet.
Kelley’s Pets is a great local store to buy pets and pet supplies.
Elm Avenue Feed is a quality store to get pet supplies, feed, vaccines, and more. PetSmart offers a variety of pets as well as a vast assortment of natural and made in the USA items, supplies, and food. They also provide pet grooming, dog training, and veterinary services.
Petco sells pet food and products such as toys, beds, and clothing. In addition, they offer full-service dog grooming, dog training, an aquatics department, and a vaccination clinic among other options.
The top aquarium store in the greater metropolitan area is Aquatic Pets and Reptiles. They specialize in tropical fish aquariums for saltwater, reef, and freshwater environments, as well as reptiles and supplies. They might be your one-stop shop if you need guidance on everything aquarium or reptile-related. Every day of the year, Aquatic Pets and Reptiles has a vast selection of aquarium and terrarium sizes at the greatest pricing.
By the way there are two PetSmart stores and three Petco stores near you.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Visit your local animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Valley Animal Center at 3934 N Hayston Ave
- Central California SPCA at 103 S Hughes Ave
- Fresno Humane Animal Services at 1510 W Dan Ronquillo Dr
Valley Animal Center is a no-kill rescue organization dedicated to reducing pet overpopulation by education and spay/neutering, rather than death. They provide low-cost veterinarian treatments as well as pet adoption.
The heartland Adoption, lost and found dogs, dog training, low-cost veterinary treatments, microchipping, and other services are provided by the California SPCA.
Pet adoption, dog licensing, low-cost medical care, and other services are provided by Fresno Humane Animal Services.
An afternoon at one of these dog parks near you will make them as happy as anything:
- Woodward Dog Park
- Dr. James W. Thornton Dog Park
- Roeding Dog Park
- Todd Beamer Dog Park
- Basin AH1 Dog Park
- Bob Belcher Dog Park
- Figarden Dog Park
- Koligian Dog Park
These puppy training services should speed up their learning curve:
- Way of a Dog at 4019 N Del Mar Ave
- Melody Daggs Professional Dog Training at 3881 N Ann
- Ryker Dog Training at 58 E Herndon Ave
Way of a Dog provides in-home dog training, as well as a positive reinforcement program. Melody Daggs Professional Dog Training offers a variety of services including obedience training, dog sports, private instruction, and problem dog counseling.
Board and train, day training, in-home private training, ruff edges, walking manners, everyday manners, beyond the basics, behavior changes, and puppy socialization and training are among the services provided by Ryker Dog Training.
Dog training is also available at Elaine’s Pet Resorts, PetSmart, and your local Petco.
We do not know of any specific local pet bakeries, however Tailwaggers and Wooforia from the grooming section do sell fresh baked dog treats.
Your dog or cat will look cuter than ever after a visit to these local pet groomers:
- 100% Fancy Grooms at 371 E Shaw Ave
- Poodle Town USA at 5769 N Palm Ave
- Wooforia Grooming Salon at 5710 E Kings Canyon Rd
- Tailwaggers at 8967 N Cedar Ave #102
- Central Bark Pet Spa & Boutique at 6039 N Palm Ave
- Shanon’s Pampered Companions Pet Grooming at 60 E Herndon Ave
100 percent Fancy Grooms offers grooming and spa services for cats and dogs. Dog grooming is available at Poodle Town USA.
Wooforia Grooming Salon grooms dogs of all shapes, sizes, and breeds. Tailwaggers provides grooming services for cats and dogs, as well as a wide selection of gourmet baked goods, in-home pet sitting, and anesthesia-free dog dental care.
Central Bark Pet Spa & Boutique provides full grooming and bathing services for cats and dogs of all breeds and sizes. Shanon’s Pampered Companions Pet Grooming can do scissor finishes, innovative grooming, cat grooming, tough or difficult to handle pets, geriatric pets, and pets with unique requirements are all covered by their team of groomers.
You’ll have a one-on-one meeting with your groomer to discuss the specifics of the grooming services you want and require, as well as any health or temperament issues you may have for your pet. Grooming and spa services are available at PetSmart, Petco, and Pet Medical Center & Spa.
Pet Cafes In Fresno
At this time we are not aware of any pet cafes in Fresno. If you do know of one 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 local hotel that allows pets can try:
- Days Inn Yosemite Area at 6090 N Blackstone Ave
- TownePlace Suites at 7127 N Fresno St
- Motel 6 at 445 N Parkway Dr
- Vagabond Inn at 2570 S East Ave
Pet Boarding In Fresno
These Fresno pet boarding facilities should give them a good nights sleep:
Elaine’s Pet Resorts provides boarding for cats and dogs, as well as a dog daycare, training, and a dog spa.
Pet Medical Center & Spa will do boarding for cats and dogs while also having dog daycare and grooming services. And, of course, they provide certain veterinary treatments for your pet while they are boarding or in day care.
Pet boarding is also available at Cedar Veterinary Hospital and Ryker Dog Training.
Best Veterinarians Near You
You can give them the best medical care possible by going to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- Abby Pet Hospital at 4508 E Ashlan Ave
- Cedar Veterinary Hospital at 1602 N Cedar Ave
- Waterhouse Animal Hospital at 1115 E Champlain Dr
- San Joaquin Veterinary Hospital at 4333 N Blackstone Ave
- All Creatures Veterinary at 6575 N Santa Fe Ave
Abby Pet Hospital offers euthanasia and cremation services, as well as emergency and urgent care, dentistry, and parasite management for fleas, ticks, and heartworms.
Veterinary dentistry and pet boarding are available at Cedar Veterinary Hospital.
Urgent and emergency care, as well as dentistry, are available at Waterhouse Animal Hospital. Fresno, Clovis, and the neighboring areas are served.
San Joaquin Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital that provides emergency and urgent treatment, dentistry, exotic pet care, and more.
Outcalls, obstetrics, milk cultures, preventative medicine, routine exams, and emergency calls are all available at All Creatures Veterinary, as well as large animal care such as herd health and individual care for backyard livestock, including outcalls, obstetrics, milk cultures, preventative medicine, routine exams, and emergency calls.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Not a fun topic but we should also mention that you can get end of life care like pet cremation or euthanization at:
Pet cremation and burial are available at Fresno Pet Cemetery. Peaceful Passing includes at-home pet euthanasia, private/communal pet cremation, pet burial, and more.
Click the links to check out some of our other guides for these towns in the region:
- Modesto & Stockton Animal Lovers Blog
- Bakersfield Animal Lovers Blog
- Sacramento Animal Lovers Blog
- Oakland Animal Lovers Blog
Have Fun With Your Pets In Fresno
After thinking about all of your 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 we hope you have a better understanding of the scene.
Our readers would be grateful 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 Fresno pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.