We know you all are probably not here searching for the same things but either way there should be plenty of information about pets in Istanbul on this page to help you plan your next move. Our first section will be about your local pet stores, since you can buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies they will probably help more readers out than anywhere else.
The top Istanbul animal shelters for dog or cat adoption will be up next. Dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you will garner our next three sections.
As the post continues to progress we will get around to discussing grooming and dog or cat cafes around the area. We can’t assume everyone reading this lives here so we will mention some good hotels that allow pets near you.
The best places for pet boarding in town will also get their own sections, and then some unfortunate topics like veterinarians and dog or cat cremation services will get you out of here. Be sure to check out the EverythingPetsNearYou map at the end that can help you figure out which places are closest to your current area.
Best Pet Stores In Istanbul
Head to one of the best pet stores in Istanbul if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or other supplies:
- Pet Store İstanbul at Gökalp, 54/6. Sk. 4 A
- Dog and the City at Suadiye, Hamiyet Yüceses Sk. No: 21 B
You can buy puppies, kittens, hamsters, rabbits, birds, fish and other animals at Pet Store İstanbul. They also have a variety of accessories, aquariums, and plenty more to offer.
There is free shipping on any purchase over 200TL when you shop at the Dog and the City online store. A variety of healthy pet foods for dogs, cats, and other animals are available.
Plus you can get all kinds of collars, leashes, toys, carriers, beds, and other pet supplies at both.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Consider visiting one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Yedikule Animal Shelter at Yedikule Mahallesi Yedikule Çırpıcı Yolu, Mermerkule Sk.
- Kadıköy Belediyesi Geçici Hayvan Bakımevi at Turgut Özal Bulvarı, TEM Otoyolu Sonu
The Yedikule Animal Shelter is a good place to adopt dogs, cats, or sometimes other pets in your area. Kadıköy Belediyesi Geçici Hayvan Bakımevi is another good animal shelter for adoptions.
Every year they provide medical care and vaccinate thousands of stray animals. They both would be excellent contacts for anyone that is involved in a situation involving a lost or found dog, cat, or other pet in the area.
On a sunny day these dog parks near you are where they can have a great time:
- Ataşehir Köpek Parkı
- Cihangir Park
- Maçka Park
To speed up their learning curve sign up for one of these puppy training services:
There will be a variety of options at the above ranging from group puppy training classes to private dog training courses. Flydog K9 Services has a wide variety of more advanced dog training classes like narcotics detection, search and rescue, explosives detection, guard and patrol dogs plus many more.
SallananKuyruk also has a pet boarding facility in addition to their private and group classes. More options for training lessons can be found at Patiköy Kedi ve Köpek Oteli, Pet Village Köpek Oteli, and We Love Dogzzz Pet Otel.
We don’t know of any strictly pet bakeries near you. However remember that Jack’s Dog Café also has an on-site dog bakery.
These local pet groomers will make sure your dog or cat is looking their best:
- Petzz Kuaför – Kedi Köpek Pet Kuaförü at Küçükyalı Merkez Mah, Mektep Caddesı No:7/B
- Pet Point at Teşvikiye, Ahmet Fetgari Sk. 33/A
- Tati Pet Kuaför at Barajyolu cd No:40 Ataşehir
You can get professional grooming for dogs and cats at all three of the above. They can do pet haircuts with scissors or machine shaving, plus they will do ear cleaning and nail trimming with no anesthesia.
VetArt Veteriner Kliniği and Petmania Veteriner Kliniği from the best veterinarians near you list also do pet grooming.
Pet Cafes In Istanbul
Jack’s Dog Café located at Suadiye, uğur apartmanı, Kitapçı Sk. no:3/B is a dog bakery and not for all pets. Showing up with a cat might cause a scene.
They focus on selling healthy and delicious food to people and animals. You will also find a boutique with pet grooming supplies, toys, clothes, shampoos and other cool stuff.
Hotels That Allow Pets
If you are trying to find a hotel that allows pets you can try:
- Grand Hyatt at Harbiye Mah, Taşkışla Cd. No.1
- Hilton Bosphorus at Harbiye, Cumhuriyet Cd. No:50
- Park Hyatt Macka Palas at Teşvikiye, Bronz Sk. No. 4
Pet Boarding In Istanbul
These Istanbul pet boarding facilities should give them a comfortable rest:
- Patiköy Kedi ve Köpek Oteli at Mahmutşevketpaşa, Riva Cd. No 9
- Pet Village Köpek Oteli at Zekeriyaköy, Yaprak, Kestane Sk. No:15
- We Love Dogzzz Pet Otel at Çataltepe Caddesi, Bilişim Sk. No:2
All three of these are far more than just pet boarding facilities. For instance all three put on dog training courses in addition to having grooming spas.
We Love Dogzzz Pet Otel has a dog taxi service, a pet store, and can provide some basic veterinary care. Petmania Veteriner Kliniği also has a boarding facility.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Animals will get the best medical care possible if you take them to one of the best veterinarians in your area:
- VetArt Veteriner Kliniği at İcadiye Mahallesi, Cumhuriyet Cad. Nil Apt. No : 53/B A Blok Fıstıkağacı
- İstanbul Kuş, Egzotik & Petklinik at Şenlikköy, Eceler Sk. 16/A
- Petmania Veteriner Kliniği at Barış, Eğitim Vadisi Blv. No 21
You can get 24 hour emergency veterinary care from both VetArt Veteriner Kliniği and Petmania Veteriner Kliniği. At VetArt Veteriner Kliniği they also do pet grooming, internal medicines, surgeries and more.
Petmania Veteriner Kliniği does grooming, has a boarding facility, and can do a variety of diagnostic treatments. At İstanbul Kuş, Egzotik & Petklinik they can do dental work and provide veterinary care for exotic animals.
You can expect to find basic health care for animals like flea, tick, and heartworm prevention, parasite control, vaccinations, microchipping, and standard pet surgeries at all of those.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Pet Krematoryum is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week for individual and communal pet cremations. Here is a good link for anyone that is in a situation with lost or found dogs, cats, or other pets in Istanbul.
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Have Fun With Your Pets In Istanbul
After reading about all of those pet stores, local animal shelters for 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.
We are sure our readers would be thankful 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 Istanbul pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.