Today we will be going over everything we know about pets in Virginia Beach in great depth. Hopefully this will serve as a one-stop shop for all of the information you require as quickly and conveniently as possible.
Even though we’re aiming to cover everything, we can’t think of a better place to start than with a list of the best Virginia Beach pet stores. They are most likely the main pull to this page and should be able to assist you in purchasing puppies, kittens, toys, food, or other supplies.
- 1 Best Pet Stores In Virginia Beach
- 2 Animal Shelters & Adoption
- 3 Dog Parks
- 4 Puppy Training
- 5 Dog Bakeries
- 6 Virginia Beach Pet Grooming
- 7 Pet Cafes
- 8 Hotels That Allow Pets
- 9 Pet Boarding In Virginia Beach
- 10 Best Veterinarians Near You
- 11 Pet Cremation & Euthanization
- 12 Have Fun With Your Pets In Virginia Beach
We’ll discuss the top local animal shelters next for individuals who would rather adopt a dog, cat, or other pet than buy one new. Our next three sections which are about dog parks, puppy trainers, and dog bakers near you will appeal to dog enthusiasts in the area.
Then it’ll be time to look into pet grooming shops and dog or cat cafes in your area. Anyone who travels frequently will appreciate the following sections which describe pet-friendly hotels and boarding facilities in the area.
Our final two topics, veterinarians and pet cremation services, will be a little more somber. Stay tuned for our local pet map at the conclusion, and click here to compare the situation here to that of other towns in the Northeast.
Best Pet Stores In Virginia Beach
Whether you are trying to add a member to your family or just need some new toys, food, or supplies the best pet stores in Virginia Beach should be able to satisfy your needs:
- Care-A-Lot Pet Supply at 5457 Indian River Rd
- Doggstuff at 564 N Birdneck Rd
- Muddy Paws at 3700 Hampton Blvd
- Pet Supplies Plus at 5394 Kemps River Dr
You can get curbside pick-up or free delivery on orders over $49 from Care-A-Lot Pet Supply. At Muddy Paws you can find a wide selection of pet food and cat or dog toys along with a daycare, boarding, and even professional grooming.
There is also free delivery on orders of $35 or more at Pet Supplies Plus and they can do curbside pick-up also.
Animal Shelters & Adoption
You can find plenty of dogs and pets for adoption at these animal shelters:
- Virginia Beach SPCA at 3040 Holland Rd
- Norfolk SPCA Adoption Center at 916 Ballentine Blvd
You guys should really check out the Neuter Scooter 2.0 Program at Virginia Beach SPCA which provides a variety of low-cost veterinary services including spaying, neutering, and more to help local pet owners who are on a tight budget.
You know your furry friend would love nothing more than to run around one of these dog parks:
- Woodstock Community Park
- Red Wing Park
- Bayville Farms Park
- First Landing State Park Beach
- Pleasure House Point Natural Area
- Providence Park
- Bea Arthur Dog park
- Ghent Dog Park
Whether you want to try and teach an old dog a new trick or need puppy training services you should contact:
- Zoom Room Dog Training at 1925 Landstown Centre Way #200
- Obedient Paws at 403 Davis St
- Einsteink9 Dog Training
- Freak on a leash
- The Dog Wizard
You can try group classes or private lessons at Zoom Room Dog Training. You can even get puppy training via live video chats.
Not only can you get training at Obedient Paws but they also do boarding services and doggie day cares. At Einsteink9 they can do boarding and training at the same time, do home puppy training, plus they have group classes.
Freak on a Leash also can do the virtual video chat dog training, or you can try one of their group classes or private lessons.
For a real special treat visit one of these local dog bakeries:
- My Best Friends Cupcakes at Lynnhaven Mall
- Pet Supplies Plus at 5394 Kemps River Dr
- GiveTreatLove at 4412 Monmouth Castle Rd
Whether you want to get them a doggy birthday cake or just a special treat for any occasion you can do so at these dog bakeries in your area.
Virginia Beach Pet Grooming
These Virginia Beach pet groomers will get your dog or cat looking their best for sure:
- Preppie Pooch at 2684 Virginia Beach Blvd
- Bayview Pet Salon at 1541 A E Bayview Blvd
- Two Brothers Dog Wash at 426 Newtown Rd
If you really want to pamper your furry friend then Preppie Pooch might just be for you. They are an upscale dog spa that will brush their teeth, clip their nails, polish their nails with special dog nail polish, do nose and paw balms, plus they can even give them a Les Poochs Cologne Spritz.
Bayview Pet Salon will of course do pet bathing and grooming for dogs and cats. They also can clip nails of exotic animals like rabbit’s iguanas, guinea pigs and ferrets.
Two Brothers Dog Wash provides self-service wash stations, professional grooming without any kennel time, nail trims, and more. On top of that they also sell raw, dry, and canned food for cats and dogs, plus treats, toys, leashes, and other supplies.
Other venues we have listed here also provide pet grooming like Muddy Paws, Pet Supplies Plus, Acredale Animal Hospital, Bayside Kennels, Cosmo’s Corner Doggie Day Care, and Sterling Meadows Kennel and Cattery.
You can probably figure this one out on your own Catnip Cat Café at 2200 Colonial Avenue #19 & 20 is a cat cafe and not an all pet café. Unless you have the most chill dog in the world this probably isn’t the right café.
Hotels That Allow Pets
If you are visiting and need a hotel that allows pets stay at:
- Econo Lodge Town Center at 3637 Bonney Rd
- La Quinta Inn at 192 Newtown Rd
- Red Roof Inn at Norfolk Airport
- Wyndham Oceanfront at 5700 Atlantic Ave
- Residence Inn Oceanfront at 3217 Atlantic Ave
Pet Boarding In Virginia Beach
When you need to leave town try one of these Virginia Beach pet boarding facilities:
- Bayside Kennels at 5201 Virginia Beach Blvd
- Shipp’s Corner Pet Spa & Resort at 1515 Drakesmile Rd
- Cosmo’s Corner Doggie Day Care at 505 Central Dr Sterling
- Meadows Kennel & Cattery at 3756 Indian River Rd
Bayside Kennels offers pet boarding, grooming, daycare, group play, as well as puppy training services. If you board your pet at Shipp’s Corner Pet Spa & Resort you can do live video call check ins.
You can get grooming and training on top of boarding at Cosmo’s Corner Doggie Day Care. Sterling Meadows Kennel and Cattery is a one stop shop for dog grooming, pet boarding, and doggy daycare facility. You may not believe it but they even have a dog waterpark.
Other places for pet boarding near you that we have mentioned elsewhere are Muddy Paws, Acredale Animal Hospital, Obedient Paws, and Einsteink9.
Best Veterinarians Near You
If medical problems arise head to one of the best veterinarians near you and get the best care:
- Acredale Animal Hospital at 1200 Lake James Dr
- Bay Beach Veterinary Hospital at 4340 Virginia Beach Blvd
- Beach Pet Hospital at 316 N Great Neck Rd
- Strawbridge Animal Care at 2129 General Booth Blvd #102
- Providence Square Veterinary Clinic at 1035 Kempsville Rd
If you sign up to be a member of Acredale Animal Hospital for only $50 a year you can use their 24 hour veterinary services. They also can do pet grooming and boarding.
There are 24 hour emergency services on nights and weekends available at Bay Beach Veterinary Hospital. If you want to get a pet microchip in case they try to run away you can do so at Strawbridge Animal Care.
If you need a veterinarian for exotic animals near you then head to Providence Square Veterinary Clinic which can provide healthcare to any type of animal from ferrets to reptiles, guinea pigs, rabbit, rodents, and more.
If you need in-home hospice care for your pet you can get it at Angel Pets from our final list.
Pet Cremation & Euthanization
A somber topic, but when that day comes if you decide to go that route you can get your dog, cat, or other pet cremated at:
- Pet Cremation Services Of Tidewater at 105 Happy St
- Cherish Pet Cremation Services at 2284 London Bridge Rd
- Angel Pets In-Home Hospice & Euthanasia
Pet Cremation Services Of Tidewater is a good option to find affordable aftercare services for your dog, cat, bird, bunny and other pets. They can even handle large pets like horses and other farm pets. Pet Cremation Services Of Tidewater will do pick up or drop off service of your pet.
You can get a number of memorial options for honoring the life of your pet at Cherish Pet Cremation Services. Angel Pets is another option for in-home pet euthanasia and hospice services.
Some other things that local pet owners might be interested in would be the Dinner with Your Dog Events at Croc’s 19th Street Bistro in the Oceanfront District. They even provide a dog-friendly menu and special cocktails for your dog every Monday night starting at 5pm on their patio.
Other pet friendly patios around town can be found at Abbey Road Pub, Froggies Cantina by the Bay, and on Simple Eats ‘Doggie Deck.’
You can read about pet and animal licensing laws here. You may also want to check out our:
- Local Richmond Pet Lover’s Guide
- Local Washington DC Pet Lover’s Guide
- Local Baltimore Pet Lover’s Guide
- Local Raleigh Pet Lover’s Guide
Have Fun With Your Pets In Virginia Beach
Well guys, we did our best to cover the scene in full for you today. You just learned about a whole lot of local pet stores, 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.
You could really help all of our readers out by letting us know if you noticed anything incorrect, or by sharing your own local pet tricks and tips. Hopefully you have a great time visiting any Virginia Beach pet stores, shelters, dog parks, or whatever places you learned about on this page.