#LocalPetGuide: Richmond Dog Parks, Groomers, Daycares & More

#LocalPetGuide: Richmond Dog Parks, Groomers, Daycares & More

We know that once you get a dog, your life revolves around him or her. We don’t blame you! They give us unconditional love and affection and the least we can do is spoil them. If you’re looking for ways to shower your pet with love, we’ve rounded up a great list of local spots. Whether you want your pup to look their best by finding a groomer or feel their best by getting them extra dog walks, there’s lots right at home in Richmond! No need to travel far - there’s lots of great local doggy businesses you can support during these unique times.

Let’s get to exploring Richmond for doggos!

Richmond Dog Grooming 

Sweet Paws Dog Grooming Services

Cute dog groomed by Sweet Paws Dog Grooming

This local grooming salon is owned and operated by 8-year grooming veteran Noriko Ikuto. Sweet Paws works hard to pamper the dog and groom all pups according to owners’ preferences. They also aim to educate owners on the health benefits of a well-groomed dog and provide an amazing experience for both canines and humans! With great Google reviews and fair pricing, this experienced grooming salon is a good place to look for your pup’s next pampering!

Location: #105 - 3531 Bayview St.

Doggie Doos Grooming Salon

Poodle groomed by Doggie Doos Grooming

If you’re looking for a trustworthy grooming service, look no further than Doggie Doos Grooming Salon. Their staff has over 28 years of experience grooming dogs of all breeds and sizes! Not only do they love and care for your pet, they also operate with the environment in mind as well. This little spot in Richmond is perfect for your pup’s next grooming session and their staff is able  to help you in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese.

Location: 8271 Westminster Hwy

Richmond Dog Daycares

Playful Pups Doggy Daycare

Dog enjoying bath

This Richmond doggy daycare focuses on providing safe play with only positive reinforcement. Playful Pups Doggy Daycare makes sure all canine friends are welcome by providing an indoor space for small dogs and a larger outdoor area for larger dogs. Great reviews from current clients make this place sound like a heaven on earth for your precious pup. They even offer grooming services and overnight boarding so that you can put your mind at ease when you need to travel.

Location: 6120 No 5 Rd
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Rondivills Kennels

Dogs at Rondivills Kennels

At Rondivills Kennels, your dog’s safety and care is the number one priority for staff. With 5 different spaces, both indoor and outdoor, each pup is slowly introduced based on their breed, age, gender, and temperament. While your pup is socializing, knowledgeable staff will always be supervising to ensure safe and happy play! Best yet, if your dog is in need of a quick clean-up, they also offer dog grooming. 

Location: 16640 Westminster Hwy
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Richmond Dog Walkers

The Woofer Walkers

Dogs at beach

This great service is certified in the City of Richmond. All walkers with The Woofer Walkers are extreme dog lovers and are licensed, bonded and insured. You can rest easy knowing that walkers are also licensed in canine first aid. These fantastic walkers are enthusiastic about getting to know you and your pup - they offer free consultation and first walk. If you’re planning on using walking services in the long-term, The Woofer Walkers also offer 10th walks free!

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Wiggles n Wags Dog Walking

Dogs on a walk

Wiggles n Wags Dog Walking is run by Leah who has over 27 years of experience being a devoted and responsible pet owner. Leah is passionate about all pets, and has experience with small and large dogs, as well as with senior cats. You can trust in your pet’s safety with Leah, as she’s licensed, insured, and bonded. Currently residing in Steveston, she also offers pet boarding. Leah knows how important pets are and makes it her top priority to welcome pets warmly and safely.

Location: 5700 Andrews Rd

Richmond Dog Training

TK Canine Training Centre

Don Chan, owner of TK Canine Training, is a professional K-9 Master trainers, CES Instructor and Certified Advanced & Specialist Dog Trainer. With over 20 years of experience specializing in dog obedience classes, Don expanded to provide a wider variety of classes when he started TK Canine Training in 1993. He’s often asked for his expertise in both local newspapers and tv and helps owners build stronger relationships with their canine companion through group classes and individual lessons. No matter what you’re working on or what level of training your dog is at, TK Canine Training Centre could be the perfect place to seek help!

Location: 7850 River Rd

Dog Trainer Shelley

Group of dogs

Shelley is a Certified Master dog trainer with 16 years of experience working with pet parents and their dogs in Richmond. Shelley has an educational background in psychology and is a published dog writer that uses both counter conditioning and positive reinforcement. With lots of success stories, consider calling Shelley to help you and your pup with training!


Richmond Dog Parks 

McDonald Beach Park

This great park is located north of the airport at 3500 McDonald Road. It’s an off-leash dog park that’s at the end of a road with very little traffic - perfect! Plus, there’s lots to do here for both dogs and owners. With beach areas, grassy parts, on-leash trails, benches, and poop disposal bins, you and your pup will never want to leave!

Steveston Park

This park, located at 4011 Moncton Street, has something for every member of the family. You can find great options here including a swimming pool, baseball diamonds, water park, tennis courts, playground, basketball courts, lacrosse box, and of course off-leash dog area. A nice addition to this park is that there are separate areas for big dogs and small dogs. Everyone will enjoy their time here and as a dog owner, you’ll feel more at ease with the variety of facilities.

About Kafka’s

Fresh dog food with dog

Kafka’s is a Vancouver-based company on a mission to provide a healthy food alternative to dogs and cats that’s hassle-free for pet parents. Our fresh pet meals are made from natural, whole, and locally-sourced ingredients and prepared with care in our human-grade kitchen in Strathcona. We want to create a community around ensuring our pets live happy, healthy and fulfilling lives!

Learn more about our fresh pet food and why it’s a great choice to add to your pet’s diet. We deliver fresh dog and cat food to Richmond, and all orders of $60 or above have NO delivery fee. What are you waiting for? Use our feeding calculator to find out how much fresh pet food your furry friend needs!

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