Today we want to fill you in on everything we know about pets in Little Rock. You all are probably not here searching for the same things but either way there should be plenty of info available to help you plan your next move.
We can’t come up with a better way to kick this off than to just dive right into the best Little Rock 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.
Local 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.
After that it will be time to discuss 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.
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 animal lovers map at 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 Little Rock
You may want to buy a new puppy or kitten or you might just need to get some new toys, food, or supplies and these best pet stores in Little Rock can help with all of the above:
Doggy Daddy offers natural and holistic pet food and supplies. They sell a variety dog food, treats, and accessories such as collars, leashes, medications, and toys.
Hollywood Feed is a locally based natural and healthy pet specialty retail company. They provide high-quality dog and cat foods in addition to treats, toys, and beds made in the United States.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
Consider visiting one of these animal shelters before you decide to go the buying new route:
- Little Rock Animal Village at 4500 Kramer St
- Humane Society of Pulaski County at 14600 Colonel Glenn Rd
Animal Village is far more than just a shelter as they have a volunteer learning center with regular classes to promote animal care and public safety. In addition, LRAV maintains a fully staffed veterinary facility where thousands of animals are cared for each year. The Animal Village has a lovely adoption center with five huge dog play yards and a slew of dedicated employees and volunteers.
The Humane Society of Pulaski County’s objective is to rescue, rehabilitate, give veterinary care, spay/neuter, and place dogs and cats in loving homes throughout Central Arkansas.
On a sunny day these dog parks near you are where they can have a great time:
- MacArthur Dog Park
- Paws Park at Murray Park
- Sherwood Dog Park in Fairway Park
- Burns Park Dog Park
- Rebsamen Park
- Pinnacle Mountain State Park
- Bark Bar
- 4 Paws Park
These puppy trainers near you will have them following orders in no time:
Puppy kindergarten, obedience class, agility class, rally class, conformation class, and freestyle are all available at Little Rock Dog Training Club.
Little Rock K-9 Academy is the only police service dog training institution in Arkansas and the mid-South where all teachers are award-winning police officers and state-certified law enforcement instructors.
A special treat from one of these dog bakeries will show them how much you care:
Just Dog’s Gourmet goods are intended to be fed as treats and are safe in moderation for healthy dogs. Bakery cookies, birthday cakes, pupcakes, and baby cakes are all available.
Bow Wow & Meow Bakery & Boutique offers human-grade, all-natural goodies prepared in-house, as well as birthday cakes and cupcakes. In addition, they sell pet accessories.
These local pet groomers will make sure your dog or cat is looking their best:
- Doggie Do’s at 14710 Cantrell Rd #9A
- The Dog Porch at 2619 Kavanaugh Blvd
- Amber’s Goochie Poochie at 3400 Burks Ave
Doggie Do’s is a full-service dog grooming and bathing facility and spa.
The Dog Porch provides dog grooming, daycare, boarding, and other services.
Other businesses we have listed on this page that also do pet grooming include Wags and Whiskers, Hounds Lounge Pet Resort and Spa, Briarwood Animal Hospital, and Vilonia Animal Clinic.
Pet Cafes In Little Rock
At this time we are not aware of any pet cafes in Little Rock. If you do know of one please tell us so we can add the info to this post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For some pet friendly hotels try:
- Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential at 707 Interstate 30
- Residence Inn Downtown at 219 River Market Ave
- Aloft at 716 Rahling Rd
Pet Boarding In Little Rock
These Little Rock pet boarding facilities will give them a quality stay while you are out of town:
Wags and Whiskers is a full-service pet care company that provides cage-free doggie boarding, training, birthday parties, and spa services. Dog daycare, overnight boarding, self-washing, and dog grooming are all available at Hounds Lounge Pet Resort and Spa.
You can also get pet boarding in your area at The Dog Porch, Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic, Briarwood Animal Hospital, and Vilonia Animal Clinic.
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:
- Hillcrest Animal Hospital at 2900 Kavanaugh Blvd
- Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic at 3712 Woodland Heights Rd
- Briarwood Animal Hospital at 8422 Kanis Rd
- Vilonia Animal Clinic at 785 US-64 Business, Conway
Hillcrest Animal Hospital offers emergency care, parasite prevention for fleas, ticks, and heartworms, microchipping, euthanasia, and cremation services. Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic offers boarding and bathing services, as well as hospice and end-of-life care, house calls, and microchipping.
Briarwood Animal Hospital provides services such as microchipping, boarding, grooming, hospice, and euthanasia, as well as parasite prevention and management. Arkansas Veterinary Emergency & Specialists offers emergency services for cats and dogs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Vilonia Animal Clinic can do boarding, grooming, microchipping, and other services.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Arkansas Pet Cremation provides individual pet cremation as well as memorial services. Pet euthanasia is also performed at Briarwood Animal Hospital and Hillcrest Animal Hospital.
Here is a good link to search for current local adoptable pets. For more of our guides check out our posts on:
- Fayetteville Animal Lovers Blog
- Memphis Animal Lovers Blog
- Tulsa Animal Lovers Blog
- Dallas & Ft Worth Animal Lovers Blog
Have Fun With Your Pets In Little Rock
All of those pet stores, local 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 are ready whenever you need them.
We 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 Little Rock pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.