Hello and welcome to this blog on everything we know about pets in New Orleans. Our goal is to dive deep and share anything you might be interested in about the subject at hand.
There is no better way to begin than with a list of the best New Orleans pet stores, even if we are trying to cover it all. They are probably why the majority of you found our site, and they should be able to help you buy puppies, kittens, toys, food, and other supplies.
When they are out of the way it will be time to learn about the best animal shelters in your area for people who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other animal. The following three sections are for local dog lovers as they will get into dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakeries in your region.
Then we will pivot to pet grooming spas and dog or cat cafes near you. Pet friendly hotels and overnight boarding facilities will be up next for the frequent travelers out there.
Veterinarians and pet cremation services are not the happiest of subjects but they still must be addressed. It would be wise to stick around for our pets near you map at the conclusion.
And anyone who is interested is welcome to look through more of our posts on cities around the Southeast at that link.
Best Pet Stores In New Orleans
It doesn’t matter if you are trying to add a member to your family or just need some new toys, food, or supplies the best pet stores in New Orleans would be:
- Jefferson Feed at 309 N Carrollton Ave #1N
- NOLA Bark Market at 3041 N Rampart St
- Southern Paws at 633 Toulouse St
- PetSmart at 2900 S Claiborne Ave #300
- Petco at 3018 Holiday Dr
- Chi-wa-wa ga-ga at 511 Dumaine St
Jefferson Feed is one of your area’s largest supplier of natural and organic pet products, and they have everything you need to turn your backyard into a paradise. NOLA Bark Market sells pet food, treats, and other popular accessories.
They also have a dog daycare and their dog park, Barkey Park. A self-serve dog wash tub is also available at the park! They even provide positive reinforcement dog training in both private and group settings.
Southern Paws is a local pet shop and bakery that offers gourmet snacks, a dog bakery, plush toys and beds, local goods, and presents for pets and their owners. The PetSmart near you offers a wide variety of affordable pet food and products, as well as services including dog training, grooming, boarding, doggie day camp, and adoptions. They also have fish, birds, reptiles, and small pets in their collections.
Petco provides a wide range of high-quality pet services like dog grooming, training, adoption, in-home training, and some basic veterinary services like affordable vaccinations. Chi-wa-wa ga-ga is a great store to buy clothes for your pets.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
These animal shelters should have plenty of cute dogs and pets for adoption:
Villalobos Rescue Center offers adoptions, as well as a retail store that sells dog necessities and a café. Adoptable pets, health clinic services, pet care, training, surrendering a pet and help with lost and found animalss are all available via the Louisiana SPCA.
There is not much that will make them happier than spending some time at one of these dog parks near you:
- NOLA City Bark
- The Dog Levee
- Wisner Dog Park
- Lafreniere Bark Park
- Bella Bark Park
- Crescent Park Dog Run
- Bonnabel Boat Launch Dog Park
- Gretna Bark Park
It might be hard to teach an old dog a new trick but these puppy training services will give you the best shot:
- Ann Becnel Companion Dogs at 6107 West End Blvd
- Smart Bitch Modern Dog Training at 1809 Ursulines Ave
- Upward Dog Training & Counseling at 1000 Bourbon St
- Woofred’s Dog Training at 3500 Canal St
Ann Becnel Companion Dogs provides a 3-6 month puppy program as well as a canine good citizen program for adult dogs 4 months and up. In-home training, DIY coaching, and group lessons are all available through Smart Bitch Modern Dog Training.
Upward Dog Training & Counseling offers dog training, behavior adjustments, private obedience training, and behavior consultation. They specialize in shy and fearful dogs. Woofred’s Dog Training services include private one on one lessons, private group lessons, workshops, boarding and training for 2-3 weeks, nightly boarding, and consultations.
Louisiana SPCA from our animal shelter list, PetSmart, Petco, NOLA Bark Market and Petcetera from our stores list, and Petcetera from the bakeries list also do dog training.
Petcetera at 3205 Magazine Street is a full-service pet boutique that offers shopping, grooming, in-home or hotel pet care, individual dog walking, and training services. Of course they also sell fresh baked dog food and treats.
Southern Paws also has a pet bakery area in their store.
New Orleans Pet Grooming
To help your dog or cat look better than ever bring them to one of these New Orleans pet groomers:
- Canine Connection at 4920 Tchoupitoulas St
- Muddy Paws Grooming & Sharpening at 2660 St Philip St
- Hair of the Dog Salon at 1029 Ninth St
- Grooming By Lesa at 1829 Magazine St
- 504 Dog Groomers at 4732 Loveland St
Canine Connection offers grooming services, as well as cat and dog boarding, dog daycare, bathing, and self-washing. Canine Connection has a 24-hour staff, many outdoor play spaces, private apartments, and a doggy pool.
Grooming By Lesa provides pet coloring and styling in addition to typical dog grooming services like haircuts, nail trimming, and baths. They cater to dogs of all breeds and sizes.
Any dog owner with a disability or who is a veteran can attend a free dog grooming class at 504 Dog Groomers. Petcetera, PetSmart, Petco, Blakemoore Bark, Zeus’ Place, and the Low Cost Animal Medical Center are more options for local pet grooming.
Unfortunately we do not know of any pet cafes in New Orleans as we heard the former Crescent City Cat Club has closed. If you do please tell us so we can add the info to this post, thanks.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a hotel that allows pets stay at:
- Old No. 77 Hotel at 535 Tchoupitoulas St
- The Ritz-Carlton at 921 Canal St
- Windsor Court Hotel at 300 Gravier St
Pet Boarding In New Orleans
These New Orleans pet boarding services are where to go when you need to take a trip:
- The Blakemoore Bark at 319 N Diamond St
- Camp Bow Wow at 3301 Conti St
- Dogtopia of New Orleans at 9501 Airline Hwy
- Zeus’ Place at 4601 Freret St
The Blakemoore Bark provides daycare, boarding, grooming, home walks, and transportation for your dogs. Both doggie day care and overnight boarding are available at Camp Bow Wow. Dogtopia offers a variety of boarding options, whether for a short or lengthy amount of time.
In addition they have a dog daycare, spa services, and provide you with webcam access. Zeus’ Place is a unique full-service pet care facility that offers pet grooming, boarding, and daycare.
PetSmart from our pet stores list, Lakeview Veterinary Hospital, Low Cost Animal Medical Center, Crescent City Veterinary Hospital from the veterinarians list, Canine Connection from the grooming list, and Woofred’s from the puppy training list also offer pet boarding near you.
Best Veterinarians Near You
If unfortunate medical problems arise go to one of the best veterinarians near you and get the best care:
- Lakeview Veterinary Hospital at 6245 Memphis St
- Low Cost Animal Medical Center at 4300 Washington Ave
- Avenue Animal Wellness + Emergency at 1401 St Charles Ave
- Crescent City Veterinary Hospital at 524 Jefferson Ave
All of the above should be able to provide standard veterinary care for animals like microchipping, vaccines, flea and tick prevention, parasite control, cremations, euthanasia, other end of life care, and basic surgical or medical procedures.
Overnight boarding and exotic pet care are all available at Lakeview Veterinary Hospital. Low-cost veterinary treatments including as spay/neuter, microchipping, and more are available at Low-Cost Animal Medical Center who also does boarding and grooming near you.
Avenue Animal Wellness + Emergency is a full-service veterinary hospital providing emergency and intensive care for dogs and cats 24/7. If your pet is in an emergency, please call (504)265-8659. During the day they also provide wellness checks and annual vaccinations.
Crescent City Veterinary Hospital offers daycare, boarding, bathing, and other services for dogs and cats in addition to medical care. They also provide nursing care 24/7, and you may reach them at (504) 835-8508 in an emergency. Petco also offers some basic veterinary services.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
Heaven’s Pets at 5100 Pontchartrain Boulevard offers private cremation and viewing, as well as community cremation, pet memorials, and transportation. Lakeview Veterinary Hospital and Crescent City Veterinary Hospital also provide euthanasia.
Now we want to share some helpful links like this one to license a dog in your city. Here are a couple to help with lost or found animal situations, and we also suggest you check out the New Orleans Pet Expo which generally takes place in the Spring.
You may also want to read some of our other guides for these nearby cities:
Have Fun With Your Pets In New Orleans
We tried to cover the scene in full for you in this post. After hearing 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.
We and 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 New Orleans pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.