Hello and welcome to this blog on everything we know about pets in Vancouver. Our goal is to dive deep and share anything you might be interested in about the subject at hand.
There is no better place to begin than a list of the best Vancouver 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 local animal shelters for people who would prefer to adopt a dog, cat, or other animal. The following three sections are for 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 in your area. 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 country at that link.
Best Pet Stores In Vancouver
The best Vancouver pet stores are where to go if you want to buy new toys, food, or any kind of supplies:
- Bones Pet Stores at 181 Smithe St
- Mr. Pet’s at 1710 Commercial Dr
- Woofgang Pet Supplies at 3356 Cambie St
- Moonlight Natural Pet Store at 935 E Hastings St
Expect to find all kinds of pet foods, treats, collars, leashes, toys, carriers, and other supplies at any of those. Mr. Pet’s also offers pet adoptions, boarding, doggie daycare, grooming, and training for dogs.
Woofgang Pet Supplies is a great option for natural and healthy dog and cat food, as well as unique products and fashionable pet accessories. Bones Pet Stores sells high quality pet food, supplies, eco-friendly toys, and grooming products. You can also customize the ideal accessories for your pet.
Moonlight is located on the East side of town with a focus on natural pet food and advice along with great supplies for customers. If you are new to this city you may not know that the local pet stores don’t sell puppies or kittens, you will need to contact a breeder or better yet consider adopting one that you can find in our next section.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
These local animal shelters should have plenty of dogs and pets for adoption:
The Vancouver Branch of the BC SPCA provides adoption and emergency services. Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue, VOKRA, is a great place to adopt kittens near you. They also collaborate with other rescue organizations in British Columbia.
Few things will make them more excited than spending some time at one of these dog parks near you:
- Charleson Dog Park
- Spanish Banks Dog Park
- Trout Lake Dog Park
- Hadden Park Dog Park
- New Brighton Dog Park
- McDonald Beach Dog Park
- Queen Elizabeth Dog Park
- Nelson Park Dog Park
These local puppy trainers will have them following orders in no time:
- Dogsmart at 8206 Ontario St
- Canine Connection Training
- Canine Solutions Dog Training
- Bravo Dog Training at 399 Mountain Hwy
Dogsmart offers personalized and group lessons as well as dog daycare. Canine Connection Training provides one-on-one training, group lessons, walk-and-train, and walking and sitting solutions for dogs.
Bravo Dog Training offers one-on-one intensives, private training, and group classes for dogs. Mr. Pet’s from our pet stores list, Dharma Dog Services from the grooming list, Atlas Animal Hospital & Emergency Vancouver, and Dogplay and Dogtown By Dog Taxi from the boarding list also offer puppy training.
These dog bakeries are where to go on a special occasion:
- Three Dog Bakery at 4348 Main St
- Elaine’s Canine Cookies
- Big Dog Little Dog Bakery at 4631 Hastings St, Burnaby
- Granville Island Pet Treatery at 1610 Derwent Way #16, Delta
Three Dog Bakery offers dog birthday cakes and healthy dog food. Elaine’s Canine Cookies makes gourmet dog treats and cakes using only human-grade ingredients that are healthy for animals.
From fresh baked pet items and tasty treats to the healthiest meals and the greatest supplies, Big Dog Little Dog Bakery has it all. Healthy cat and dog treats and cakes are available at Granville Island Pet Treatery.
Vancouver Pet Grooming
These Vancouver pet groomers will get your dog or cat looking better than ever:
- Spadog Organic Dog Spa at 3471 Commercial St
- Pawsh Dog Spa at 80 Smithe St
- Dashing Dawgs at 561 Cardero St
- Dharma Dog Services at 7239 Fraser St
- Lil’ Hobos Dog Grooming at 7059 Victoria Dr
Dashing Dawgs offers cat and dog complete grooming and home boarding. Spadog Organic Dog Spa provides organic dog grooming.
Dharma Dog Services offers a complete grooming and training service in a fun, clean, peaceful, and stress-free environment. Lil’ Hobos Dog Grooming offers daycare as well as boarding services.
Bones Pet Stores, Mr. Pet’s, and My Fluffy Friend’s Pet Shop from our pet stores list, Vancouver Veterinary Hospital and Atlas Animal Hospital & Emergency Vancouver from the veterinarians list, as well as Jet Pet Resort Olympic Village, Dogtown By Dog Taxi, and Dogplay from the boarding list, and Vancouver Veterinary Hospital, and the Atlas Animal Hospital also offer local grooming.
To help your dog or cat make some new friends visit one of these pet cafes in your area:
The top two are cat cafes, not all pet cafes, so please don’t show up with a dog! Catoro Cafe uses waste management to enhance animal welfare, mental wellness, and climate control.
Hotels That Allow Pets
For a hotel that allows pets check out:
- Atrium Inn at 2889 EHastings St
- Best Western Plus Sands at 1755 Davie St
- Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront at 1133 W Hastings St
- Sutton Place Hotel at 845 Burrard St
Pet Boarding In Vancouver
These Vancouver pet boarding services are where to go when you need to take a trip:
- Canine Adventure Den Daycare at 650 Industrial Ave
- Rex Dog Hotel + Spa at 760 Terminal Ave
- Jet Pet Resort Olympic Village at 100-124 W 3rd Ave
- Dogtown By Dog Taxi at 35 E 3rd Ave
- Dogplay at 8826 Osler St
Canine Adventure Den Daycare offers pet boarding and daycare 24 hours a day. Rex Dog Hotel + Spa offers a dog hotel, daycare, spa, and dog walking services.
Dog boarding, daycare, grooming, and cat boarding are all available at Jet Pet Resort Olympic Village. Dogtown By Dog Taxi offers dog daycare, training, boarding, and grooming services.
Dogplay provides daycare, boarding, grooming, and training services for dogs. Mr. Pet’s from our pet stores list, Dashing Dawgs and Lil’ Hobos Dog Grooming from the grooming list, and Vancouver Veterinary Hospital also do animal boarding in your area.
Best Veterinarians Near You
If unfortunate medical problems arise go to one of the best veterinarians in Vancouver and get the best care:
- Vancouver Veterinary Hospital at 1541 Kingsway
- Yaletown Pet Hospital at 893 Expo Blvd
- The Granville Island Veterinary Hospital at 1635 W 4th Ave
- Atlas Animal Hospital & Emergency at 5696 Fraser St
- VCA Animal Emergency & Referral Centre at 2303 Alberta St
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.
Pet boarding, grooming, pet export and travel regulations, and pet loss support are all available at Vancouver Veterinary Hospital. The Granville Island Veterinary Hospital offers diagnostic and radiography procedures in-house, as well as urgent treatment and behavior advice.
Atlas Animal Hospital & Emergency provides emergency and urgent care for your pet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Pet grooming and puppy training are also available.
VCA Canada’s Vancouver Animal Emergency and Referral Centre is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide emergency services to animals that are sick or injured.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
When the sad day comes you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
Apart from in-home pet euthanasia and cremation, Lifting Stars specializes in end-of-life care in the comfort of your own home. Housecall Vet provides euthanasia and aftercare treatments at home where they will handle it best. Vancouver Veterinary Hospital and Atlas Animal Hospital & Emergency also provide pet cremation and euthanasia.
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Have Fun With Your Pets In Vancouver
We tried to cover the scene in full for you today. You just read about quite a few 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.
Our future visitors would be very 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 Vancouver pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.