Whether you’re traveling or staying at home, Long Beach has tons of resources to offer you in caring for your pets during the Holidays! We know that despite being some of the best times of the year, the Holidays can also be some of the most stressful times of the year, so hopefully this list will help you with making some of your plans!
If you’re having family in town and want to eat out with those furry family members, here are some pet friendly restaurants that have a patio or an outdoor area:
Known for their daily fresh-baked desserts and fine art on the walls–they also have a special New Years Eve menu!
Book a holiday party before the end of the year and receive a FREE champaign toast!
Meat, veggies, mac & cheese, soup & salads and desserts!
They have breakfast all day!
Appetizers and entrees made fresh to order and meats that are slow-smoked, dry rubbed, and seasoned!
Some restaurants in Long Beach go one step further by having e special doggy menus so that your dog can partake in the celebration too!
Dog-friendly patio, will provide your dog with a bowl of water and they can chose from chicken, sausage, or steak!
Offers pet pies so that your canine friend can join in!
If you care to brave the *freezing* SoCal winter, here are some places you and your family can go with your furry friends:
Provides poop scoops and bags!
This park only just opened in 2017.
Two acre park with separate fenced in areas for large and small dogs.
You can also take your dog to Belmont Shore, which includes a whole strip of pet friendly shops, restaurants, and even pet boutiques. It’s also close to a dog park and dog beach! Pussy & Pooch even has made to order meals for your pet and lots of other treats.
Need some help getting your pooch to look his best before the holidays? Here are some of the consistently high-rated grooming locations in Long Beach!
1512 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Offers baths with luxury Shampoo & Conditioner, Coconut Oil and Keratin treatments, blowdry, nail clip & file, ear cleaning, breath freshening & dental treatment, and more! Call or text for a personalized price quote.
Pawsitively Long Beach
254 Elm Avenue at 3rd Street, Long Beach, CA, 90810
Wash services include premium shampoo and condition, a blueberry facial, ear cleaning, nail trimming and buffing, anal gland expression, cologne, and choice of decorative bows, bandanas or even feathers!
6433 E Pacific Coast Hwy Unit A-5, Long Beach, CA 90803
Provides standard and signature spa treatments and has seasonal specials. They also host adoption events, other seasonal events, and offer training and nutritional consultations, so you can show your pet a little extra love!
3434 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807
Provides grooming services as well as daycare, overnight care, and training! It’s a cage-free facility and they even give your pet a free bath if they’re boarded for 5 doors or more.
Pet Friendly Hotels
If you’re having family in town for the holidays and they just can’t bear to leave their furry friends at home, here are some local pet-friendly hotels for them to stay with their furry family members if you can’t handle housing even more!
The Queen Mary
Long Beach Downtown
If you’re going away for the holidays and can’t take your furry friends with you, you’ll want to make sure that they are in the right hands. If you can’t have a friend or family take care of your pets, here are some consistently high-rated boarding locations:
1701 Fashion Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813
For new customers, the first night is free! They also offer extra hotel amenities like a report card which gives you daily progress reports and pictures of your pet and wag vision which gives you camera vision of your pet!
3434 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807
It’s cage-free and offers a free bath for your dog if they’re boarded for 5 day or more! They also let you spend a bit more if you want 30 minutes of private play and brushing for your pup, a stuffed kong treat, or a craft project!
3960 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807
You can chose to have your dog in a fenced in area with small dogs, large dogs, or on their own. You can even purchase a training package so that your pup can get some education while you’re gone.
Still looking for the perfect holiday gift for your pets? Here are some great options:
Centinela Food & Pet Supplies is a catch-all with everything under the sun your dog or cat might need or want! They have a lot of holiday in store sales. The building even used to be a city hall, so it’s a historical landmark!
Pussy & Pooch on the Belmont Shore has pet furniture, clothing, carriers, spa products, eco friendly toys and made to order meals for your cats and dogs! They even host pet-parties and have dog friendly beer, so it’s definitely a great place to check out.
If you’re trying not to spoil your pets too much over the holidays, maybe just consider some quality snuggle time at home! Remember that the holidays can be a stressful time for your pets, so be aware that they might need some extra love and support. Loud noises and unfamiliar faces can make your pet a bit nervous, so be patient with them and consider keeping dogs crated for some quiet time.