Many families know the responsibilities of pet owning and caring. Factors such as moving or bringing a new pet home means it's time to look for a new vet, groomer, or pet boarding facility. That is why we've put together a list of local pet care services that have been top rated by our fellow neighbors and friends that we trust.
- HousePaws In-Home Vet offers compassionate, competent, comfortable veterinary care that is convenient and personalized. There is a great interview with them below!! (housepawsin-homevet.com)
- Angel's Pet Hospital offers quality pet care and an experienced team! (angelspethospital.net)
- Kainer Veterinary Hospital has wonderful reviews. Many have been loyal to Dr. Kainer for years now and still praise the hospital's services and great prices. (kainervet.com)
- Sterling Ridge Animal Hospital is highly rated for their services. (villagevetwoodlands.com)
- 1488 Animal Medical Center has great doctors and it's reasonably priced. (1488amc.com)
Boarding information for pets:
- Traci Smith Pet Sitting received a very high number of "yes" votes when polling neighbors. She also runs an animal rescue. Find her on Facebook at (facebook.com/ilovemypetsitter).
- Bryi's Pet Sitting was also a favorite! (thewoodlandspetsitting.com)
- Forest Shadows Pet Resort - (forestshadowspetresort.com)
- Texas Doghouse Doggie Day Camp & Night Camp - (www.txdoghouse.com)
There are also many places to look if you are thinking of rescuing or adopting a new family member as well. This wonderful "Pet Ownership Costs Guide for 2017" from The Simple Dollar is a vital resource that will help you prepare financially for your new furry friend (http://www.thesimpledollar.com/pet-cost-calculator/). It goes into critical detail regarding how much pets can cost you over their lifetime. Although a playful new puppy can be tempting, it also comes with the responsibilities of training. There are so many loving pets that are looking for a perfect home that are a bit older and ready to love!
• Grace & Hope for Paws - A Pet Rescue, Inc. was founded to save pets from kill shelters, abuse and abandonment situations. (gracehopepaws.org)
• PetSmart - Every so often they will bring animals to their stores that you can adopt. Each of these cats and dogs have have unique stories. (pets.petsmart.com/adoptions)
• Conroe Animal Shelter - The Animal Shelter Volunteers of Texas helps to find homes for pets. (conroeanimalshelter.com)
Not only do your furry friends need trustworthy and reliable care, they also need to be spoiled! The Woodlands and surrounding area offers so many fun pet shops and opportunities for training and playing. The Houstonia Magazine found the best "6 Places to Pamper your Pet" and has some pretty unique places in the Houston area to check out, especially if your pet loves to ride in the car! (houstoniamag.com/articles/2015/3/9/6-places-to-pamper-your-pet-march-2015).
If you are looking for some fun treats for your pet, Kriser's Natural Pet near Hughes Landing is a great place to try!
Amy Hrinsin, Manager - Concierge Operations