Pet Lovers Guide To Cork

Pet Lovers Guide To Cork

If you are living in Cork and have a pet then it is likely that at some stage you will need a Pet Sitter, Dog Walker, Cat Sitter, Vet, Dog Trainer, Groomer, Rescue or Pet Shop.

If that’s the case then we have the resources list for you.

Cork Pet Sitter

Cork Pet Sitter

Using a Pet Sitter can be a really great alternative to asking friends and family to take care of your pets or taking them to kennels and catteries. Some might say it’s the new norm for people to seek care for their pets that allows them to stay home.

With Pet Sitters working all over Cork there will always be one of our Pet Sitters to take care of your pets for you when you can’t. Whether that’s because you are planning a trip, going to be late home from work or just need a day out shopping with your friends.

You can read more about the pros, cons and costs of a Cork Pet Sitter in our recent article.

You can also learn more about Pet Sitting and how your cat can benefit when you travel away over on our Pet Sitting Services Section of the website.

Cork Dog Walker

Cork Dog Walker

It’s becoming a lot more popular for Dog Owners to invest in the services of a Dog Walker. You might need someone to walk your dog while you are at work, when you go out for the evening or when you can’t get back in time from a short trip.

There are lots of Dog Walking options available – groups walks, solo walks, short walks and longer walks.

We discussed the Pros and Cons of Group Versus Solo Walks in our recent article.

If you need a Dog Walker in Cork then you can read more about our services by visiting our Dog Walking Services section of the website.

Cork Pet Shops

Cork Pet Shops

We all need food supplies and bedding for our pets so it’s important you find the right pet store for you, whether you prefer to shop in person or online.

We looked at the following Pet Shops in Cork to find out what they had to offer to their customers and the different services they could provide you.

  • Maxizoo
  • Pet World
  • Pet Essetials

For more information you can read our Best Pet Shops In Cork article.

Cork Rescues

Cork Rescues

If you are thinking of adding four paws to your family then a rescue is the first place to look. There are so many cats and dogs in rescues that would make the most amazing pets.

Below are some of the rescues in Cork that you could contact to find out about taking a pet from them.

Cork Dog Action Welfare Group

West Cork Animals

Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

H.A.R.T ( Homeless Animal Rescue Team) North Cork Area

Mallow Animal Rescue

If you are unsure whether rescuing is for you then read some of our articles about rescuing below

Why Rescues Need People To Adopt A Dog For Life

Love Your Pets Ep5: Dog Rescues In Ireland: What Can We Do To Help.

Not sure what type of dog to rescue then read some of our breed articles to find out which might suit your family.

Cork Vets

Cork Vets

When you decide that it is time to get a pet then it’s likely that you will be looking for the best vet in Cork to take care of your pets annual injections and general health. You may also have moved house and need to find a new vet to take over your pets care.

The following are some of the Vets In Cork that you could meet with and see if they are a good match for you and your pets.

Abbeyville Veterinary Hospital, Cork (Togher and Carrigaline) Visit: www.abbeyvillevet.ie

Sunbeam Veterinary Hospital, Blackpool on the Northside of Cork City. Visit: www.sunbeamvets.com

Animal Care Hospital, Douglas, Cork Visit: www.animalcarehospital.ie

PawPaws Vet Clinic Cork City Visit: www.pawpaws.ie

Value Vets, Blackpool, Cork City Visit: www.valuevets.ie

Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital, Togher, Cork Visit: www.gilabbeyvet.com

Riverview Vets, Cork (Bandon, Carrigaline, Kinsale and Ballincollig)  Visit: www.riverviewvets.ie

Goolds Vet Clinic, Cork City Visit: www.gooldsvetclinic.com

Cork Dog Trainers

Cork Dog Trainers

Is your dog new to the family or in need of some re training?

There are lots of reasons you might want to engage the services of a Dog Trainer in Cork so it is important to do your research and pick the best option for you and your dog.

The following is a list of Dog Trainers in Cork that you can contact and see if they are the right trainer for your dog. Make sure you do your research and find the best match for you.

Your Dog Matters, Cork Visit: www.yourdogmatters.ie

Canine Companion Training Visit: www.caninecompaniontraining.ie

Creedons Dog Training, Cork City Visit: www.creedonsdoggiedaycare.ie

Cork Dog Friendly Hotels

Cork Dog Friendly Hotels

Fancy a trip away and want to take your pooch with you? Then why not check out some of these Pet Friendly Hotels In Cork.

Hogans Irish Cottages has a selection of Pet Friendly Cottages. Visit: www.hogansirishcottages.com

Castlemartyr Resort offers pet friendly accomadation at an additional cost per 2 dogs. Visit: www.castlemartyrresort.ie

Fitzgeralds Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire, Cork Visit: www.viennawoodshotel.com

Cork Dog Groomers

Cork Dog Groomers

At some stage your dog is going to get dirty or smelly and need a trip to the groomers. Or maybe they are a breed that needs regular grooming to stop their fur becoming matted.

You want to make sure you have the best groomer possible so that your fur friend is in the best hands possible.

In this article you can read all about the dog grooming options in Cork and the costs.

Cork Catteries

Cork Cattery

Heading away on holiday and need someone to take care of your cat? Maybe you want to consider using the services of a Cat Sitter so that your cats can stay at home while you are away.

If not, and you are looking for a Cattery to use then check out the list below that we found in Cork for you.

Wags and Tails, Just outside Douglas Visit: www.wagsandtails.ie

Hedgerow, East Cork Visit: www.hedgerow.ie

Happy Cats Cattery,  Carrigadrohid, Cork Visit: www.happycats.ie

A Dogs Life, Cobh. Visit: www.adogslifecobh.com

Kittys Cattery, West Cork. Visit: www.kittyscattery.ie

Cork Dog Boarding Kennels

Cork Dog Boarding Kennels

When you are considering what to do with your dog when you go away you may feel that they are more suited to a Dog Kennel. It’s really important that you find a solution that works for all the family.

It’s important, as with anything, to do your homework and know what to look out for and which questions to ask.

You can read more about the pros and cons of Dog Kennels, along with Kennels we found in Cork, in this recent article

Cork Doggy Day Care

Cork Doggie Day Care

If you are working all day and you have a dog then it is likely you are either going to need to hire a Dog Walker to come into your home each day and take your dog for a walk or you will need to send your dog to Doggy Day Care.

There are pros and cons to Doggy Day Care and Dog Walking Services which we have talked about before, but ultimately only you can decide which option will suit your dog best.

If you are looking for a Doggy Day Care in Cork then we have some options for you below:

Creedons Doggie Day Care, Cork City Visit: www.creedonsdoggiedaycare.ie

A Bed Bath and Biscuit, Youghal, Cork Visit: www.abedbathandbiscuit.com

Cork Pet Friendly Places

Cork Pet Friendly Places

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