Today we want to fill you in on everything we know about pets in Jacksonville. You all are probably not here searching for the same things but hopefully you can find some assistance either way.
We think the best way to kick this off is to dive right into the best Jacksonville pet stores. You can buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and supplies and they are kind of like a one stop shop to handle most of your needs.
- 1 Best Pet Stores In Jacksonville
- 2 Animal Shelters & Adoption
- 3 Dog Parks
- 4 Puppy Training
- 5 Dog Bakeries
- 6 Pet Grooming
- 7 Pet Cafes In Jacksonville
- 8 Hotels That Allow Pets
- 9 Pet Boarding In Jacksonville
- 10 Best Veterinarians Near You
- 11 Pet Cremation & Euthanization
- 12 Have Fun With Your Pets In Jacksonville
The top animal shelters in your area for local dog or cat adoption will be up next. Dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries near you will garner our next three sections.
After that it will be time to discuss grooming and dog or cat cafes around town. We can’t assume everyone reading this lives here so we will mention some good pet friendly hotels too.
As we continue to move forward the best places for pet boarding in town will be discussed, 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 local map for animal lovers towards the end that can help you figure out which places are closest to your current area.
The Southeast is an area we have written many other guides for on our site if you are interested.
Best Pet Stores In Jacksonville
The best pet stores in Jacksonville are where to go if you want to buy a new puppy, kitten, toys, food, or any kind of supplies:
- Earth Pets Natural Pet Market at 11740 San Jose Blvd
- A+ Amazing Animals Grooming & Pet Store at 6011 103rd St #1
- Pet Creations at 11819 N Main St
- PetSmart at 356 Monument Rd
- Petco at 11900 Atlantic Blvd #213-218
- Pet Supermarket at 4524 St Johns Ave
Earth Pets Natural Pet Market has the greatest all-natural meals, holistic medicines, organic treats, and eco-friendly toys for your pet. They also have dog bakery items for sale both here and at their Gainesville location.
A+ Incredible Animals Grooming and Pet Store has a full-service pet grooming spa store that sells live animals and feeders. Pet Creations features a wide variety of fish, birds, other small and large animals, and a variety of animal feed in addition to a grooming salon.
PetSmart has everything you need for your pet, including food and supplies. Grooming, dog training, and veterinary services are also available.
In-store, Petco offers high-quality items, grooming, dog training, and veterinary services, as well as experienced, helpful associates. Reptiles, freshwater and saltwater fish, birds, and small pets, as well as their supplies, are all available. If you order by 2 pm Petco will deliver your item the same day for free.
Pet Supermarket sells a variety of pet items, including toys, food, and health and nutrition products. They also offer a self-serve dog wash, grooming, a VIP Petcare Clinic, and adoption services.
There are four Petco locations, seven PetSmart locations, and nine Pet Supermarket locations in your local area.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Consider visiting one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Jacksonville Humane Society at 8464 Beach Blvd
- Animal Care & Protective Services (ACPS) at 2020 Forest St
The Jacksonville Humane Society specializes in pet adoption as well as lost and found animals. They provide a variety of services to pet owners who require assistance with general pet care, behavior, or rehoming. In addition, they offer low-cost veterinarian treatment and dog training programs.
Pet adoption and lost and found pets are handled by Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS).
On a sunny day these dog parks near you are where they can have a great time:
- Dog Wood Park of Jacksonville
- Ed Austin Dog Park
- Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park & Beach
- Confederate Point Dog Park
- Kanine Social
- Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park
- Oceanway Dog Park
- Brew Hound Dog Park and Bar
To speed up their learning curve sign up for one of these puppy training services:
- Karma K9 at 3840 Old Sunbeam Rd
- Sit Happens Dog Training at 10383 Scott Mill Rd
- Unleash Fido at 6824 Phillips Pkwy Dr S
Dog obedience classes and behavior modification training camps are offered by Karma K9. Grooming, doggie daycare, and boarding services are also available.
Sit Happens Dog Training provides professional in-home dog training here as well as most of St Johns County, Nassau County, and Clay County. Puppy foundation, basic and advanced obedience, behavior modification, boarding, and dog daycare are all available at Unleash Fido.
PetSmart, Petco, the Jacksonville Humane Society, Bark on Park, and Happy Hound Dog Resorts also have instructors for puppy training lessons.
A special treat from one of these dog bakeries will show them how much you care:
Healthy baked treats for dogs made by hand with human-grade ingredients are available at Bubba’s Bistro. Woof Gang Bakery offers a welcoming environment, high-quality products, nutritious pet food, gourmet treats, and more.
They also offer self-service grooming, full-service grooming, dog daycare, and have an overnight boarding facility.
Fresh baked dog treats are also available at Earth Pets Natural Pet Market and Bark on Park.
These pet groomers will make sure your dog or cat is looking their best:
- Bark on Park at 1021 Park St
- Luba`s Pet Studio at 2782 Park St
- Green Dog Spa at 11048-7 Baymeadows Rd
Professional grooming, daycare, boarding, and training are all available at Bark on Park who has been voted Best of Jax and Best of Bold City.. Their boutique sells natural food, human attire, and the most inventive and fun accessories for your four-legged buddy in the city.
Lubas Pet Studio provides pet grooming, cat and dog boarding, a doggie day club, and a small boutique. Green Dog Spa grooms dogs and cats by a highly trained team dedicated to a safe, natural technique with an emphasis on continued education. They also provide per-minute carding and hand-stripping services.
Many of the businesses we have put in other lists are also good for local pet grooming like Pet Creations, A+ Incredible Animals Grooming, PetSmart, Petco, Pet Supermarket, Karma K9, Woof Gang Bakery, Forever Vets Animal Hospital, Happy Hound Dog Resorts, Pet Paradise, and Beltway Animal Hospital.
Pet Cafes In Jacksonville
Dog, cat, or other pet cafes in Jacksonville are good places for them (or you) to make a new friend:
- The Caffeinated Cat at 331 1st Ave N
The Caffeinated Cat is Jacksonville’s first and only feline coffee and wine establishment.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a few pet friendly hotels near you try:
- Sheraton Hotel at 10605 Deerwood Park Blvd
- Candlewood Suites at 4990 Belfort Rd
- Hotel Indigo Deerwood Park at 9840 Tapestry Park Cir
- Red Roof Inn Airport at 1063 Airport Rd
Pet Boarding In Jacksonville
These Jacksonville pet boarding services should give them a comfortable rest:
- Pet Paradise at 5140 University Blvd W
- Camp Bow Wow Jacksonville at 8505 Baymeadows Rd
- Happy Hound Dog Resorts at 4603 Shirley Ave
Pet Paradise provides boarding, daycare, grooming, and veterinary treatment for cats and dogs. They also feature an outdoor swimming pool in the shape of a bone.
Dog daycare, boarding, training, and grooming are all available at Camp Bow Wow Jacksonville. Dog boarding, daycare, grooming, and training are all available at Happy Hound Dog Resorts.
Other places we have listed in this post that also do overnight boarding for animals include Karma K9, Unleash Fido, Woof Gang Bakery, Bark on Park, Lubas Pet Studio, and Monument Road Animal Hospital.
Best Veterinarians Near You
Get your animals the quality medical attention they deserve from one of the best veterinarians in town:
- Forever Vets Animal Hospital at 8505 Baymeadows Rd
- Herschel Animal Clinic at 4030 Herschel St
- Monument Road Animal Hospital at 1238 Monument Rd
- Southside Animal Clinic at 100 S Arlington Rd
- Beltway Animal Hospital at 5403 Firestone Rd
- First Coast Veterinary Emergency at 301 Jacksonville Dr
Emergency services, dental care, grooming services, and boarding services are all available at Forever Vets Animal Hospital which is open every day with extended hours. Herschel Animal Clinic provides dental care, parasite prevention and control, and pet emergency services to the Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, St. Augustine, St. Johns, Nocatee, and even the Orlando areas.
Emergency services, dental work, tattooing, microchip identification, flea control programs, boarding, and bathing are all available at Monument Road Animal Hospital.
Emergency pet care, parasite prevention and control, dental care, pet boarding, bath and nail trims, and end-of-life care are all available at Southside Animal Clinic. Anyone that needs 24 hour emergency veterinary care in Jacksonville can call First Coast Veterinary Emergency at (904) 853-6310.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Life always comes to an end and when it does you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
- Compassionate Care Pet Cremation at 2069 Rogero Rd
- Paw Prints Pet Crematory at 5570 Florida Mining Blvd S #510
Compassionate Care Pet Cremation offers private and community pet cremation, as well as in-home and after-hours pick-up. Paw Prints Pet Crematory provides individual cremation, communal cremation, private viewing and visitation, and additional aftercare services.
Southside Animal Clinic provides euthanasia services for pets. You can get a Jax pet license online at that link, and here are a couple of links that can assist in situations involving lost or found pets in the area.
For more of our local pet guides check out our posts on:
Have Fun With Your Pets In Jacksonville
Now that you have read 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 you should be ready to make your next move.
Our future readers would probably 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 Jacksonville pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.