We will be going over everything we know about pets in Gold Coast in great depth on this page for you today. Hopefully this will serve as a one-stop shop for all of the information you require as quickly and conveniently as possible.
Even if we are aiming to cover everything we can’t think of a better way to begin than with a list of the best Gold Coast pet stores. They are most likely the main pull to this page and should be able to assist you in purchasing puppies, kittens, toys, food, or other supplies.
We will also discuss the top local animal shelters next for individuals who would rather adopt a dog, cat, or other pet than buy a new one. Our next three topics which are about dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakers near you will appeal to dog enthusiasts in the area.
Then it will be time to look into pet grooming shops and dog or cat cafes in your area. Frequent travelers will appreciate the following sections which describe pet-friendly hotels and boarding facilities near you.
Our final two topics, veterinarians and pet cremation services, will be a little more somber. Read more about pets near you around Australia at that link.
Best Pet Stores In Gold Coast
Head to one of the best pet stores in Gold Coast if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or other supplies:
- Gold Coast Pet Centre at 4/110 Kortum Dr
- Pets Wonderland at 109 Currumbin Creek Rd
- Pet Destination at 1/320 Olsen Ave
- Petbarn Bundall at 40 Upton St
- Bernies PetBarn at 31 Upton St
Pet accessories, small animals, birds, reptiles, and fish are all available at Gold Coast Pet Centre. Natural and healthful goods for dogs and cats are available at Pets Wonderland.
They also have healthy foods for birds, fish, and reptiles on hand. Live birds, fish, hermit crabs, guinea pigs, mice, and reptiles like turtles, snakes, and lizards can all be found.
Dog daycare is also available at Pets Wonderland. In the same vein, all of their adoptable cats and kittens have been desexed and microchipped.
Puppies, birds, fish, reptiles, and other small animals are for sale at Pet Destination. They have a vast assortment of fish, including goldfish, freshwater tropical, African, and American cichlids, and the best assortment of Siamese Fighting fish on the Gold Coast. Rats, mice, and Guinea pigs are among the small animals available at their store, plus they also provide do-it-yourself dog washing services.
Petbarn in Bundall offers a wide range of high-quality pet supplies and accessories for dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, and other small animals. These include pet food, health and supplement goods, toys, grooming and hygiene items, and more.
They also provide dog grooming services, DIY dog washing stations, puppy school, and pet sitters as part of their services. Petbarn also offers pet boarding through Hanrob Pet Hotels, in addition to their other services.
Bernies PetBarn provides the most nutritious foods and treats for your cats and dogs. Freshwater fish and live aquarium plants are available at their aquarium. Natural food, unique toys, sturdy cages, and even bulk food for birds are all available.
Bernies also carries a large assortment of healthy food, snacks, hay, and smaller quantities of veggies for guinea pigs, chickens, and reptiles.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Consider visiting one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Animal Welfare League Queensland at Shelter Rd
- Wildcats Animal Welfare at 74 The Domain
The local shelter at the Queensland Animal Welfare League has developed to become one of Australia’s greatest animal welfare groups, caring for around 10,000 abandoned and homeless animals each year. They handle pet adoptions, lost and found pets, and surrenders. Birds, guinea pigs, and rats are among the little animals they care for.
Furthermore, the Animal Welfare League has veterinary clinics that provide microchipping, dental treatment, and pet cremation. Lost, abandoned, injured, and orphaned cats and kittens are rescued and rehomed by Wildcats Animal Welfare.
You know your furry friend would love nothing more than to run around one of these dog parks:
- The Spit
- Tallebudgera Dog Beach
- Gold Coast Botanical Gardens
- Musgrave Recreational Park
- Frascott Park
- Palm Beach
- Hinterland Regional Park
- Pizzey Park
To speed up their learning curve, and maybe yours too, sign up for one of these puppy training services:
- Beacon Dog Training at 1 Investigator Dr
- Gold Coast Dog Obedience Training Club at 32 Alicia St
- Happy Dog Training at 10 Wombat Ct, Bundall
Private dog training, free puppy pre-school and play group, adult dog obedience classes, and a reactive to relaxed course are all available at Beacon Dog Training who also has a doggie daycare. Puppy training, juvenile lessons, advanced obedience and agility training for mature dogs are all available at the Gold Coast Dog Obedience Training Club.
Happy Dog Training provides dog and puppy training in the comfort of your own home. Many other places we listed on this page also have some form of dog training like Petbarn in Bundall, Reedy Creek Veterinary Surgery, Happy Paws Veterinary Clinic, and The Point Vet.
A special treat from one of these dog bakeries will show them how much you care:
- Wongie Dog Cakes
- The Golden Bone Bakery
- K9 Cakes at Harrow Place Arundel
Dog birthday cakes are the specialty at Wongie Dog Cakes. Pet treats from The Golden Bone Bakery are created entirely of natural ingredients.
The Golden Bone Bakery offers free shipping on purchases over $99, and K9 Cakes’ goods are created entirely of natural ingredients in Australia. They don’t use any sugar or melt icing in any of their products.
While it may not be a bakery we bet many of you would like to know about the doggie ice cream at Lik Lik Gelato at Nobby Beach, and they have some pretty dang good people ice cream too.
These pet groomers will make sure your dog or cat is looking their best:
- Tina’s Dog Grooming at 81 Roberts Dr
- Petz With Pizazz at #6, 1 Naranga Ave, Broadbeach Waters
- Animal Magic Pet Grooming at 49 Cypress Dr
Tina’s Dog Grooming offers services such as grooming, clipping, and hydrobathing for dogs in rural Gold Coast. Petz With Pizazz provides professional pet grooming, dog nail clipping, dog wash, pet care, and a dog day spa.
One of the top dog grooming salons near you is Animal Magic Pet Grooming. Breed styling, dog washing, and cat grooming are all specialties of their qualified crew. Another option for pet grooming near you is Petbarn in Bundall.
Pet Cafes In Gold Coast
The first fully licensed cat café on the Gold Coast is Crazy Cat Café at 3131 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, this fantastic cafe space has purrfect views of the Cat Lounge and Surfers Paradise.
Hotels That Allow Pets
If you are trying to find a local pet friendly hotel you can try:
- Big4 Holiday Park at 66-86 Siganto Dr
- Riviera Bed & Breakfast at 53 Evanita Dr
- Sunburst Motel at 37 Brisbane Rd
- Budds In Surfers at 6 Pine Ave
Pet Boarding In Gold Coast
These Gold Coast pet boarding facilities will give them a comfortable rest:
- AAA Pet Resort at 420 Gold Coast Springbrook Rd
- Gold Coast Boarding Kennels & Cattery at 31 Demand Ave
- Abbeyards Boarding Kennels & Cattery at 6 John Rogers Rd
- Arundel Pet Resort at 4/352 Brisbane Rd
Cat and dog boarding, daycare, washes, pet taxi, nature walk, flea, tick, and worming treatment and more are available at AAA Pet Resort. Gold Coast Boarding Kennels & Cattery offers dog and cat boarding at a reasonable price.
Abbeyards Boarding Kennels & Cattery provides boarding for cats and dogs. They provide a free hydrobath flea and tick rinse, bath and brush before heading home, yard time, and medicine, tablet, and injectable administration.
Arundel Pet Resort provides luxury dog and cat lodging as well as doggy daycare. You can also get overnight boarding from Petbarn in Bundall.
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:
- Reedy Creek Veterinary Surgery at 1/486 Scottsdale Dr
- Happy Paws Veterinary Clinic at 21/21 Hansford Rd
- The Point Vet at 10 Grice Ave
- VetLove Nobby Beach Veterinary Clinic at 2225 Gold Coast Hwy
- Gold Coast Vet Surgery at 2800 Gold Coast Hwy
Dentistry, puppy school, and parasite treatment are all available at Reedy Creek Veterinary Surgery. Pet euthanasia, dentistry, puppy school, and more services are available at Happy Paws Veterinary Clinic.
Dental work, parasite treatment for flea, tick, and heartworms, and puppy preschool are all available at The Point Vet. House calls, parasite management, and dental care for animals are all available at VetLove Nobby Beach Veterinary Clinic.
Flea and tick prevention, dental work, and home visits are possible from Gold Coast Veterinary Surgery.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Life always comes to an end and when it does you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
- Pet Angel Funerals at 3/21 Expansion St
- The Rainbow Vet
- Wet Noses Mobile Vet
Pet euthanasia is available at Happy Paws Veterinary Clinic. The Rainbow Vet offers pet euthanasia, home burial, and individual or group cremation in the comfort of your own home.
Wet Noses Mobile Vet also provides at-home pet euthanasia services in the Southern Gold Coast and Northern NSW areas. To register your dog online click that link.
You can get assistance with a lost or found pet situation at that link or this one. For more of our local pet guides check out our posts on:
Have Fun With Your Pets In Gold Coast
After thinking about 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 we hope you can plan your next move.
Our 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. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Gold Coast pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.