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Pamper Your Pet During the Dog Days of Summer

It’s mid-August and temperatures are rising. Time to pamper your pet during the Dog Days of Summer. Your fur baby deserves the best, so we’ve come up with some great local resources near THEA – from healthy food and fun toys to dog parks, doggie day care, grooming, and puppy training. No pet, no problem. LA Animal Services will match you with the perfect animal companion. Check websites for in-store, pick up & delivery options.

Web MD pamper your pet

We found some helpful tips from Web MD on how to keep your furry friend safe and cool all summer long. Find out more HERE

Healthy Spot 1000 S Grand Avenue Suite A Los Angeles, CA 90015

Healthy Spot is a pet retail destination that also offers best-in-class dog grooming, dog daycare, and community experiences. Founded in 2008 by Andrew Kim and Mark Boonnark, the company prides itself on assuring that every stocked product contains premium-quality ingredients and is procured and manufactured safely and ethically. Healthy Spot is now offering phone orders and curbside pick up or home delivery. Check store hours,  plus grooming and daycare availability.

Pet Project LA pet upplies near THEA apartments in downtown Los Angeles

Pet Project LA 548 S Spring St. Ste. 107 Los Angeles, CA 90013

Pet Project LA wants to show your fur babies the love. Pet Project LA stocks the hottest trends plus all the essentials to keep your pet happy, healthy, and in style. And to keep your pet piqued, their vast inventory is constantly curated to support the DTLA community with creative products for dogs, cats and small animals. Offerings include seasonal pet apparel, pet party supplies, grooming products, bowls, carriers, e-collars, and food & treats from all your favorite brands. Curbside pick up & delivery available.

Bone Sweet Bone doggie day care near THEA apartments in downtown Los Angeles

Bone Sweet Bone 435 Molino St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

Located in DTLA’s Arts District, Bone Sweet Bone offers a full range of services for pet parents who seek loving alternatives to conventional pet care. Their indoor/outdoor facilities are a cage-free environment with 24/7 supervision, so you never have to worry about what your pup is getting into. Guests of the canine-persuasion can take advantage of Stay + Play Care (half- or full-day supervised daycare), Slumber Care (for overnight or longer visits), our full-service Salon + Spa (for baths, specialty haircuts, and other grooming needs), and the Bark Boutique (for retail items like premium food and treats, toys, supplies, clothing, and accessories).

Petco pet supplies near THEA apartments in downtown Los Angeles

Petco 850 S Hope St. Los Angeles, CA 90017

Got a new puppy? Petco makes puppyhood easy with the PupBox toy, treat and training kit, customized for your pooch. Each month you’ll receive a box of all the products and training information you need to be the best puppy parent paw-sible. Toys, treats, chews, and accessories are all handpicked based on your pup’s age and physical characteristics. Your box will change based on your pup’s growth and development, introducing you to new products and themes along the way. From the potty training blues, to chewing on shoes and the terrible twos, Petco will be with you every step of the way. Order for curbside pickup service and get 10% off your entire order with pick-up in 1-2 hours.

Grand Park Dog Park near THEA apartments in downtown Los Angeles

Grand Park Dog Park 233-299 N Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Grand Park’s off-leash dog run features a comfy sandy surface, shade, benches, doggie bags and a water fountain for your four-footed friends. Grand Park, with its majestic views extending from the Music Center to City Hall,  provides Angelenos of all walks of life a place where they can come together to celebrate, reflect, and shape the future, in one central gathering place. Throughout Grand Park, open spaces are available not only for casual sitting and leisurely strolling but also for civic gatherings. The dog park is open from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. with night lighting.

Arts District Dog Park near THEA apartments in downtown Los Angeles

Arts District Dog Park 1004 E 4th Street Los Angeles, CA 90013

In 2009, Los Angeles River Artists and Business Association (LARABA) launched the Arts District Dog Park Park project. True to its creative surroundings, the park is punctuated with colorful murals from LA artist Septerhed. The parks includes a dog water fountain, separate small dog area, shade trees, benches for humans, a community bulletin board, pooper-scoopers, and trash bins. Not run or supported by the City of Los Angeles, this volunteer-run park is a true example of community spirit.

LA Animal Service pet adoption near THEA apartments in downtown Los Angeles

LA Animal Services

Looking to adopt a furry friend? LA Animal Services provides a wealth of information for prospective pet parents, including adopting a pet, finding a lost pet, licensing, animal vaccinations, spay/neuter information, microchipping, and what to do if you find a stray animal. Search for your perfect animal companion on the website’s Adoptable Pet Search. Centers are open by appointment only, but you can still foster, adopt and donate. Adoption fees include vaccinations, spaying/neutering and microchipping for dogs, cats and rabbits; and the first year City of LA license fee for dogs.

Photo credits:

Photo #1: Grand Park

Photo #2: Web MD

Photo #3: Healthy Spot

Photo #4: Pet Project LA

Photo #5: Bone Sweet Bone

Photo #6: Petco

Photo #7: Grand Park Dog Park

Photo #8:  Arts District Dog Park

Photo #9: LA Animal Services