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Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas: 11 Top Spots to Pamper Your Pet

Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas

Top Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas: where to get your pooch pampered (Photo: Poi Photography)

More than 50,000 dogs have marked Vancouver as their territory, so it’s no surprise that this city is primed to keep visiting canines—and their owners—entertained. There are over 35 off-leash parks (for a complete list, click here) where dogs can roam and play to their hearts’ content. Reward your pup for all that excerise with a tasty treat, a day at the spa or some new duds, using our list of top Vancouver pet stores and spas, below.

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Pawsh Dog Spa & Boutique
This Vancouver pet store and spa keeps canines looking sharp with grooming packages that include a shampoo—hypoallergenic, of course—nail trimming and a professional haircut.
• Pawsh Dog Spa & Boutique, 80 Smithe St., 604-685-6088, pawshdogspa.com
• Map and reviews

Woofles & Meowz
Peanut butter treats, apple-flavoured cookies and carrot cake: these sweet snacks sound like human food, but they’re actually for our four-legged friends. This popular Vancouver pet store, located outside the Kids Market on Granville Island, sells yummy goodies out of an old red caboose.
• Woofles & Meowz, 1496 Cartwright St., 604-689-3647, wooflesandmeowz.com
• Map and reviews

Unleashed Dog Spa
Fido will flip for the signature treatment here, which comes with a cleansing hydro massage, hand-fluff drying and a blueberry facial scrub.
• Unleashed Dog Spa, 3780 Oak St., 604-736-2275, unleasheddogspa.ca
• Map and reviews

Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas

Top Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas: Jetpet at the Vancouver Airport

Jet Pet Resort
Heading out of town? Store your pet at Vancouver International Airport’s Jet Pet Resort for daycare, or book one of the overnight suites. Prices range from $27 to $1,000. There’s plenty on hand to keep your pet entertained: indoor and outdoor play areas, treadmills, and lounges with couches and plasma TVs.
• Jet Pet Resort, 5980 Miller Rd., 604-238-PETS (7387), jetpetresort.com
• Map and reviews

Bark & Fitz
Health conscious dogs-owners love this posh Vancouver pet store, with its gourmet, natural foods and baked treats. The knowledgeable staff can help you pick the right product for your pet.
• Bark & Fitz, 561 Cardero St., 604-568-6069, barkandfitz.com
• Map and reviews

Rex Dog Hotel + Spa
This urban inn, just east of downtown Vancouver, offers dog boarding in a cool brick building. Between individual and group walks, the outdoor waterpark and the indoor play area with tunnels, ramps and rings, your pup won’t even realize you’re gone.
• Rex Dog Hotel + Spa, 760 Terminal Ave., 604-696-5166, rexvancouver.com
• Map and reviews

Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas

Top Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas: a pug plays at the Doghouse Daycare

The Doghouse
Need to part with pooch for just a short while? This daycare caters to briefer visits, with hourly, half-day and full-day rates.
• The Doghouse, 1833 Anderson St., 604-737-7500, thedoghouse.ca
• The Doghouse, 2425 Manitoba St., 604-708-6100, thedoghouse.ca

Three Dog Bakery
This West Side Vancouver pet store has a loyal following thanks to personalized peanut treats and luscious birthday cakes for dogs. Heavy community involvement means you can always find something to do with your pup.
• Three Dog Bakery, 4548 W. 10th Ave., 604-737-3647, threedogvancouver.com
• Map and reviews

Barking Babies
Where do hip city dogs head when looking for new threads? This central Vancouver pet store in Yaletown stocks dog jewellery, patent-leather carriers and designer outfits by labels such as Juicy Couture.
• Barking Babies, 1188 Homer St., 604-647-2275, barkingbabies.com
• Map and reviews

Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas

Top Vancouver Pet Stores and Spas: the Marie Antoinette bed, available at Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys
Cossetted canines are swift to succumb to this luxury Cambie Village shop. For services, the eponymous Boys offer reiki sessions and visits to the dog psychic. The pet store caters to Vancouver’s more luxe pooches, and includes items like embroidered Manfred of Sweden coats and gilded Une Vie de Château dog beds.
• The Pet Shop Boys, 3080 Cambie St., 604-569-3377, thepetshopboys.ca
• Map and reviews

Bow Wow Haus
A night on the town or a walk in the park, calls for a new outfit and leash. Find both at this cool, multi-location Vancouver pet store. The Haus also stocks mini jerseys for the Vancouver Canucks, the city’s NHL team. Who says humans are the only ones allowed to be superfans?
• Bow Wow Haus, 1340 Davie St., 604-682-1899, bowwowhaus.ca, map and reviews
• Bow Wow Haus, 2821 W. Broadway, 604-568-8959, bowwowhaus.ca, map and reviews
• Bow Wow Haus, 1701 W. 4th Ave. 604-563-5009, bowwowhaus.ca, map and reviews
• Bow Wow Haus, 117 1st Ave. 604-770-2121, bowwowhaus.ca, map and reviews

 

 

 

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